Title Recommendations based on Loretta Castorini
Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.
Spirited Away is an Oscar winning Japanese animated film about a ten year old girl who wanders away from her parents along a path that leads to a world ruled by strange and unusual monster-like animals. Her parents have been changed into pigs along with others inside a bathhouse full of these creatures. Will she ever see the world how it once was?
Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: the gang or the LAPD.
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them.
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
One of the most enduring stories of our time, The Book Thief is just a small story really, about, among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery.
Annalise Keating is the professor of Criminal Law 100—better known as? yep, How To Get Away With Murder. She's also one of the most intimidating and in-demand defense lawyers in Pennsylvania that often takes on unsavory clients. When a case hits too close home, it may even lead to someone under her same roof. Annalise wants to protect the people she cares about just as much as she wants to win any court case, but when the two intersect, it's not always clear which she'll choose.
Psych chronicles the exploits of Shawn Spencer, who claims to use psychic powers to solve mysteries. He enjoys fooling his colleagues into believing in his "gift." Gus is an excellent partner in crime for Shawn, because he's generally up for an adventure (after a little convincing) but level-headed enough to keep things from getting too out of hand.
FBI Agents Mulder and Scully are responsible for the "X-Files," cases that involve paranormal activity and are deemed "unsolvable" by the rest of the agency. Mulder is convinced that there is something out there: the existence of alien life, a government cover-up, or both. Scully is brought in as a foil to the eccentric Mulder to keep in check his conspiracy theories. However, the events that they witness together make it pretty difficult for Scully to remain a skeptic.
Friends revolves around Manhattan 20-somethings: Rachel (socialite turned waitress), Monica (neurotic chef who loves her friends), Phoebe (singer, masseuse, and free spirit), Chandler (could he BE any funnier?), Joey (lover of women and sandwiches), and Ross (the butt of most of their jokes).
Hannibal follows the relationship between the esteemed psychiatrist and his newest patient, neurotically empathetic FBI special agent Will Graham. Together, the two help solve crime for the FBI, but Will is hardly the most stable investigator and Hannibal seems to be hiding secrets of his own. Hannibal may not be for the faint of stomach. But for those willing to brave its bloodier moments, the show is a feast indeed.
How I Met Your Mother is a show about finding a soulmate on Manhattan. For a group of friends, Apartment 4C on the Upper West Side is home base, which is conveniently located above MacLaren's Pub where drinks flow freely. You never know if there will be a party, a sword fight, or a "Cockamouse" (a cockroach-mouse hybrid) when you walk in the door.
In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.