Quarter of the Century List


The following is a list of of things I want to accomplish by the age of 25, which will happen on May 6th 2018.


1. Be under 200 pounds

2. Apply to Law School

3. Pay off Car

4. Cook 40% of my meals

5. Finish Movie List *

6. Own a dog

7. Buy a guitar

8. Start a movie blog

9. Finish Book List**

10. Read all of the Bible

11. Stay the night on the beach alone

12. Finish writing a book

13. Buy a gun

14. Learn about Photography

15. Become an expert on something



* List of Movies

  1. Jaws
  2. Silence of the Lambs
  3. Garden State
  4. Godfather
  5. Godfather II
  6. Streetcar Named Desire
  7. Hamlet
  8. Lawrence of Arabia
  9. Saving Private Ryan
  10. Schindler’s List
  11. Raging Bull 
  12. 12 Angry Men
  13. Maltese Falcon
  14. Rope
  15. Almost Famous 
  16. Blood Simple
  17. Requiem for a Dream
  18. Trainspotting 
  19. Punch Drunk Love
  20. Passion of the Christ 
  21. Braveheart
  22. Scarface 
  23. Bridge on the River Kwai 
  24. Citizen Kane
  25. Jason and the Argonauts 
  26. It’s a Wonderful Life
  27. Singing in the Rain
  28. On the Waterfront
  29. Seven Samurai
  30. The Graduate
  31. Spartacus 
  32. Breakfast at Tiffany’s 
  33. To Kill a Mockingbird
  34. The Great Escape
  35. Young Frankenstein 
  36. French Connection 
  37. All the President’s Men
  38. The Jerk
  39. Amadeus 
  40. Raising Arizona 
  41. Goodfellas 
  42. Gangs of New York 
  43. Hearts of Darkness: a Filmmakers Apocalypse 
  44. Se7en 
  45. Unbreakable 
  46. Casino 
  47. Unforgiven 
  48. The Searchers
  49. The Deerhunter
  50. Philadelphia 
  51. King Kong (Original)
  52. An American in Paris
  53. Double Indemnity 
  54. Platoon 
  55. Full Metal Jacket
  56. Dr. Strangelove
  57. Eyes Wide Shut
  58. Wind Rises
  59. Brazil
  60. Ed Wood
  61. Dazen and Confused
  62. Magnificent Seven
  63. Throne of Blood
  64. The Great Mouse Detective
  65. Nightmare on Elm Street


**Book List

  1. Lincoln by Gore Vidal 
  2. Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  3. Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington 
  4. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien 
  5. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien 
  6. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 
  7. Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 
  8. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller 
  9. J.R.R. Tolkien Biography 
  10. The Witches by Roald Dahl 
  11. Glory Day by Max Lucado 
  12. Just Do Something by Kevin L. DeYoung 
  13. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis 
  14. Follow Me by David Platt
  15. Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
  16. The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck 
  17. Red Pony by John Steinbeck
  18. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck 
  19. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  20. Socrates by Paul Johnson 
  21. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 
  22. Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce 
  23. Cross Centered Life by C.J. Mahaney 
  24. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  25. To Live Is Christ to Die is Gain by Matt Chandler 
  26. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison 
  27. Washington: a Life by Ron Chernow 
  28. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 
  29. Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank 
  30. Wonder by  R. J. Palacio 
  31. Reagan: The Life  by H.W. Brands 
  32. John Adams by David McCullough 
  33. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham 
  34. Grief is the Thing With Wings by Max Porter 

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