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Top Tens

Apparently this is psychologically a male obsession, making lists of Top Ten things.

Oh well, I'm a bloke then.

(Of course it also comes from watching and reading High Fidelity so many times)

Comments and ideas appreciated

Top Ten Films:

  1. Pretty Woman
  2. High Fidelity
  3. Moulin Rouge
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean
  5. Lord of the Rings
  6. Shrek
  7. Cruel Intentions
  8. Matrix
  9. City of Angels
  10. Confidence

 

Top Ten Authors:

  1. Terry Goodkind
  2. Anne Rice
  3. Nick Hornby
  4. Tom Holt
  5. Ian Irvine
  6. Holly Lisle
  7. Tolkien
  8. John Grisham
  9. Philip Pullman / Gene Brewer
  10. JK Rowling / Lisa Scottoline

(there's just so many, they have to share so I can fit them all in)

Top Ten Obscure 90’s Bands:

  1. My Life Story
  2. Candyskins
  3.  Rialto
  4. Gene
  5. Geneva
  6. Dubstar
  7. Speedy
  8. Menswear
  9. Mansun
  10. Marion

Top Ten Books (one by each author only):

  1. Wizard’s First Rule - Terry Goodkind
  2. Queen Of The Damned – Anne Rice
  3. High Fidelity - Nick Hornby
  4. Lord Of The Rings, the Return of The King - Tolkien
  5. Rapture - David Sosnowski
  6. The Partner - John Grisham
  7. The Portable Door - Tom Holt
  8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - JKRowling
  9. KPax - Gene Brewer
  10. Northern Lights – Philip Pullman

Top Ten songs to dance to in a club:

  1. Tragedy
  2. Summer of '69
  3. Livin' on a prayer
  4. Like a prayer
  5. Five six seven eight
  6. Five’ll make you get down
  7. Rush hour
  8. Build me up buttercup
  9. I touch myself (specially if Stoxy’s around)
  10. Man I feel like a woman
Top Ten Buffy Episodes:

 

  1. Once More With Feeling  (Series 6)

  2. Becoming Part 2  (2)

  3. Grave  (6)

  4. Tabula Rasa  (6)

  5. Phases  (2)

  6. Doppelgangland  (3)

  7. Hush  (4)

  8. A New Man  (4)

  9. The Gift  (5)

  10. Passion (2) / Welcome to the Hellmouth (1) / Lessons (7)  (can't choose)

 

 

Top Ten Actors (in a 'reason for me to go watch a film' kind of way):

 

  1. John Cusack

  2. Orlando Bloom

  3. Hugh Jackman

  4. Kevin Spacey

  5. Seth Green

  6. Ewan McGregor

  7. Nicholas Cage

  8. Edward Burns

  9. Ryan Phillippe

 10. Ben Affleck

(Reserves: Matthew Perry, Richard Gere, Leo)

 

Top Ten TV programs:

 

  1. Buffy (doh)

  2. Angel (")

  3. Ally McBeal

  4. Friends

  5. My Family

  6. Jonathan Creek / Dalziel and Pascoe

  7. Sea of Souls / Waking the Dead / Murder City

  8. Teachers / Coupling

  9. X Files

 10. (for comedy value only: Love on a Saturday Night!)

Top Ten Musicals:

  1. Joseph
  2. West Side Story
  3. Blood Brothers
  4. Saturday Night Fever
  5. Buddy
  6. Jesus Christ Superstar
  7. Fiddler on the Roof
  8. Grease
  9. Evita 
  10. Chicago

(give me time, I haven't seen them all yet)

 

Top Five Boy Bands: (There haven't been enough good ones for 10)

  1. Take That
  2. Boyzone
  3. Backstreet Boys
  4. E17
  5. Westlife

 

Top Five 80's Kids TV Shows:

 

  1. She-Ra

  2. T-Bag

  3. The Pink Windmill / Grotbags

  4. Duckula

  5. Dogtanian