Nick Melton

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Gender MALE
Industry Student
Location Winston-Salem, NC, United States
Introduction Nick Melton recently graduated from college with a degree in Jazz Studies and is currently in grad school earning a degree in Film Music Composition. He is also a writer, birdwatcher, cook, and doer of crossword puzzles. He is about as liberal as they come, and although he is not a big fan of sports he still has favorite teams.
Interests Movies, music, books, theatre, philosophy, psychology, other interesting things
Favorite Movies Star Wars (Episodes IV-VI), The Lord of the Rings (Trilogy), Angels in America, Monty Python & The Holy Grail, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Casablanca, Annie Hall, Sleeper, Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Inglourious Basterds, Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban, The Birdcage, A Hard Day's Night, This is Spinal Tap, Waiting For Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn, Army of Darkness, Bubba Ho-Tep, To Kill A Mockingbird, Touch of Evil, The Third Man, Psycho, North by Northwest, The 39 Steps, The Lady Vanishes, Vertigo, Rear Window, The Birds, The Silence of the Lambs, A Fish Called Wanda, Men in Black, Duel, Jaws, E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Jurassic Park, Metropolis, The Shawshank Redemption, As Good As It Gets, Chicago, Finding Nemo, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, King Kong, The Sixth Sense, The Hills Have Eyes, Memento, Dr. Strangelove, Alien, Zoolander, The Devil Wears Prada, Forbidden Zone, Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Shaun of the Dead, V For Vendetta, Wonder Boys, Pan's Labyrinth, Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, Down By Law, Dead Man, Children of Men, A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, The Host, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, No Country for Old Men, There Will Be Blood, The Dark Knight, WALL-E, many others
Favorite Music The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Beck, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Santana, Randy Newman, Cat Stevens, Stevie Wonder, Fiona Apple, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Captain Beefheart, Brian Wilson, Leonard Cohen, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Neil Young, Leon Redbone, Jimi Hendrix, Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, The Grateful Dead, The Traveling Wilburys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Electric Six, Oingo Boingo, The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, The Flaming Lips, Primus, Mastodon, Duke Ellington, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Dave Brubeck, Thad Jones, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, Red Garland, Tommy Flanagan, Lennie Tristano, Bud Powell, Art Tatum, Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman, Wayne Shorter, Muddy Waters, Bernard Herrmann, John Williams, Nobuo Uematsu, Danny Elfman, Jerry Goldsmith, Elliot Goldenthal, James Horner, Howard Shore, Claude Debussy, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Frederic Chopin, Arnold Schoenberg, Toru Takemitsu, Nikolai Kapustin, and assorted showtunes, many others
Favorite Books The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien), Cat's Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut Jr.), Angels in America (Tony Kushner), Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (J.K. Rowling), The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll), The Cider House Rules (John Irving), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams), The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck), The Old Man & The Sea (Ernest Hemingway), The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon), Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden), The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold), Wonder Boys (Michael Chabon), American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis), Watership Down (Richard Adams), Watchmen (Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons), many others