During the April A-Z Challenge, I’m posting six days a week, following the letters of the alphabet. I will share all the movies, books and games I watched, read and played--all the influences that turned me into the geeky person and writer I am today.
The Princess Bride (1987): This is my most favourite movie of all time. It’s one of the few movies that are better than the book.
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984): As many of you know by now, I love time travel stories and this one does not disappoint. Not an all time favourite, but great anyway.
Pitch Black (2000): Another favourite. If you want to see how character arcs work, then watch this.
(I can’t help myself, I have to analyse everything I see and read).
The Pern Series by Anne McCaffrey (1968): These stories consist of many books and I’ve read all the ones written by Anne. I believe some time ago her son took over and has written more. What’s not to love about dragons?
This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti (1986): A story about angels and demons and faith. A truly brilliant read. Yet another favourite.
Portal (2007) and Portal 2 (2011): wow, oh wow, a new type of puzzle solving game with a sense of humour. Sheer brilliance. I completed both and hope the third one will come out soon. Spoiler: There is no cake!
Pong, the first console game I ever played. It’s amazing how engaging two rectangles and a circle on the screen can be. You can now play it for free online.
What are some of your all time favourites?