The Drawing—Room

The Drawing—Room is a room where house guests withdraw to after supper for leisured entertainment, and the occasional witty banter. For your fair enjoyment, you may consider these: 

MOVIES THAT ARE OF THE STRANGEST THINGS,
OR, 80'S AMERICAN CULT CLASSICS 
1979 Over the Edge
1983 The Outsiders
1985 St. Elmo's Fire
1985 The Goonies
1987 The Lost Boys
1988 Running on Empty

MOVIES THAT ARE BASED ON MATERIAL FROM BOOKS
1959 The Indian Tomb (Das indische Grabmal) 
1962 Dr. No
1964 Topkapi
1972 Solaris
1972 Play It as It Lays
1985 Out of Africa
1986 Stand By Me 

MOVIES THAT ARE DEPENDABLE
1938 The Lady Vanishes
1956 High Society
1960 La Dolce Vita
1960 Plein Soleil
1960 Never on a Sunday
1963 Lilies of the Field
1965 Mirage
1966 How To Steal a Million
1973 Paper Moon

MOVIES THAT ARE WISTFUL
1971 Summer of 42
1985 White Nights
1986 Stand By Me
1987 The Princess Bride
1991 My Own Private Idaho
2016 Sing Street

DOCUMENTARIES THAT ARE OUT OF THE BOX
1975 Grey Gardens
2013 When I Walk
2014 Art & Craft
2014 Advanced Style
2014 Beats of Antonov
2014 Dance for Me
2015 Ballerina’s Tale
2015 Hitchcock/ Truffaut
2015 Tea Time

DOCUMENTARIES THAT ARE EUPHONIOUS
1970 Woodstock
1999 Genghis Blues
2008 Patti Smith: Dream of Life
2009 The Doors: When You’re Strange
2015 Janis: Little Girl Blue
2015 What Happened to Nina Simone

MUSIC THAT EVOKES MON AMOUR
Sway—Rosemary Clooney, Pérez Prado
Garota De Ipanema—Vinícius, Antônio Carlos Jobim
Besame Mucho—Andrea Bocelli
(Where Do I Begin) Love Story—Shirley Bassey
Love is a Many Splendored Thing—Matt Monro
That's Amore—Dean Martin
Spanish Eyes—Al Martino
O Sole Mio—Jerry Vale
Sleepy Time Gal—Jerry Vale
It's Not for Me to Say—Johnny Mathis
O Grande Amor—Joao Gilberto Quintet
As Time Goes By—Frank Sinatra

MUSIC THAT EVOKES PLEIN SOLEIL
Che Vuole Questa Musica StaseraPeppino Gagliardi
Jimmy, Renda-seTom Zé
Toda Menina BaianaGilberto Gil 
Aquarela Do BrasilJoão Gilberto 
AngolaCessaria Evora
Zou Bisou Bisou—Gillian Hills
Le Temps De L’AmourFrançoise Hardy 
Take It Easy My Brother CharlesJorge Ben Jor
Moskva-OdessaVladimir Vysotsky, Melodia
Alguien CantoMatt Monro

MUSIC THAT DESIRES FOR SPECTATORS
Cry To Me—Solomon Burke
Shake—Otis Redding
Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean—Ruth Brown
Soul Man—Sam & Dave
Hand Clapping Song–The Meters
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)—Stevie Wonder
Brown Eyed Handsome ManNina Simone
Dancing in the Streets– Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
People Get Up and Drive Your Funky soul—James Brown, Fred Wesley, The J.B’S
Compared To what—Roberta Flack
Same Old BeatFreddie Scott
I’m Moving OnChyvonne Scott

MUSIC THAT IS QUITE LEISURED
Lodi—Creedence Clearwater Revival
Psychotic Reaction—Count Five
Found Love—The Fly Bi Nights
Pretty Little Thing—The Deepest Blue
Sunshine Superman—Donovan
Powerman—The Kinks
Good Times Bad Times—Led Zeppelin
Fortunate Son— Creedence Clearwater Revival
Castles Made of Sand—Jimi Hendrix
Have you seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?—The Rolling Stones
You Make me Real—The Doors
Five To One—The Doors
Personality Crisis—David Johansen
No Good—Kaleo
I Dig Your Mind—Iggy Pop
Let’s Dance—David Bowie
All The Way From Memphis—Mott the Hoople
Daydream Believer—The Monkees
Gimme Little Sign—Brenton Wood
Bad Moon Rising—Creedence Clearwater Revival

MUSIC THAT IS SONOROUSLY EPIC (LISTEN IN SPOTIFY)
Requiem in D minor, K. 626: 1. Introitus: Requiem—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Music to Goethe's Tragedy "Egmont" op.84: Overture—Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Wq. 183/1: Allergro di molto—Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach
Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, B. 178 "From the New World": 4. Allegro con fuoco—Antonín Dvořák
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, 'Choral', Op. 125: IV. Presto - Allegro assai—Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco—Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Dies Irae—Giuseppe Verdi
Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93: II. Allegro—Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56, MWV N18 - "Scottish": 4. Allegro vivacissimo—Felix Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 315 "Summer from the Four Seasons": III. Presto—Antonio Vivaldi
Turnadot / Act 3: "Nessun dorma!"—Luciano Pavarotti
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna—Carl Orff