Highway 101 – US Route 101 hugs the Pacific coastline almost all through Oregon. Incredible views of Heceta Head and lighthouses. Crashing waves and rainbows abound.
Glacier National Park – Going-to-the -Sun-Road winds through Glacier National Park and is one beautiful vista after another.
Road to Hana – The Hana highway in Maui, Hawaii is one rainbow after rainbow, one waterfall after waterfall all opening to a breathtaking view of the Pacific. The smell alone of the flora, fauna is magical.
Columbia Gorge Highway – In Oregon the Columbia River Highway shows the spectacular views of the gorge and waterfalls.
Avenue of the Giants – This road takes you through giant redwoods of Northern California. Unfortunately the tourist and environmental damage is evident, so be respectful.
Vertigo – This Hitchcock film stars Jame Stewart as a man who is consumed by unobtainable obsession. History repeats and so do emotional patterns.
Lolita – Stanley Kubrick directed a story of a middle aged man’s obsession with a pubescent teen. Based on Nabokov‘s novel. This controversial book is not sugar coated by Kubrick. No rose colored classes on this one.
Damage – Jeremy Irons becomes consumed by a mysterious woman also consumed by her own trauma. Some things cannot be fixed.
M. Butterfly – David Cronenberg directed this film based on a true story.
Camille Claudel. An amazing portrait of the young artist Camille Claudel. She came under sculptor Rodin’s tutalige and then under this thumb. The spiral into insantiy is soon to follow. You’ll never look at a Rodin sculpture the same again.
Bron/Broen – This show has been remade multiple times but it is the original in Danish and Swedish which rocks
Prime Suspect – Helen Mirren plays a detective in a field fraught with misogyny.
The Fall– Jamie Dorman is a serial killer and Gillian Anderson is the DCI after him. This BBC series has depth and mystery.
Broadchurch – Olivia Coleman is a detective and shows great range, conflicting states of being and depth. This is a twisting mystery over two seasons. The cinematography is breathtaking as is the score. . David Tennant also stars.
The Night Of– This HBO series is beautifully acted in it’s dark and moody NYC setting. The feet of John Turturro alone make it a classic.