Title Recommendations based on Brick Pollitt
After a fierce battle that killed her brother, Xena was ostracized from her village. She became a powerful warlord and gave in to her dark side, fighting for bloodlust while terrorizing nearby regions. Now Xena is on a redemptive quest to escape her violent past and use her fierce fighting skills for the ultimate good. Beware of her: she can whip block axes in mid-air.
Daria Morgendorffer is trying her best to survive high school. She couldn't care less about being popular; she'd rather make sarcastic comments on the vapid and cheerful people around her.
Great Britain has become a fascist state, and a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, she becomes his ally to continue fighting for the freedom of British people.
Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Girl Interrupted is the searing true story of Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), a young woman who finds herself at a renowned mental institution for troubled young women, where she must choose between the world of people who belong on the inside—like the seductive and dangerous Lisa (Angelina Jolie)—or the often difficult world of reality on the outside.
Edward Scissorhands is about a small suburban town that receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward. A satire on the normality of Middle-America and their fear of outsiders, it's a magical fairytale story of loneliness, learning, and love.
Twenty years after a mutated fungus started turning people all over the world into deadly zombies, humans become an endangered species. Joel, a Texan in his forties with the "emotional range of a teaspoon" (to quote Hermione from Harry Potter), finds himself responsible with the safety of a fourteen year old girl named Ellie whom he must smuggle to a militia group called the Fireflies. And as if the infected aren't enough of a hassle, they also have to deal with the authorities who wouldn't let them leave the quarantine zone, as well as other survivors capable of killing anyone who might have something useful in their backpacks.
Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new drama.
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan—Princess Odette—but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Max and her friend Chloe will attempt to uncover the uncomfortable truth behind the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber. At the beginning of the game, Max discovers she has a remarkable power—the ability to rewind time. In Life is Strange, the player has the power to affect the game's narrative and also change the course of history itself.
The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be.
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which Tributes must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she's ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. The world will be watching.
84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiance.