A very powerful film. The type of film that stays in your mind for weeks after you watch it; brilliantly shot and great acting.
Children Of Men
(2006) Starring:Charlie Hunnam, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Clive Owen Director:Alfonso Cuaron Certificate:
Futuristic sci-fi drama about a world in which humans have almost completely lost the ability to procreate and the search for any remaining specimen that can. It's the year 2027 and earth's youngest human being, at 18, has just died. Extinction seems a certainty, aided by the fact that wars are now ..read more »
Great film. Great idea. Need I say more?
'If you build it they will come.'
Field Of Dreams
(1988) Starring:Burt Lancaster, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones Director:Phil Alden Robinson Certificate:
If you build it, he will come. That's the ethereal message that inspires Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) to construct a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield. At first, he seems to be the ghost of disgraced ballplayer Shoeless Joe Jackson (Ray Liotta), who materializes on the ..read more »
I couldn't stop rooting for Elliot Ness in this story! Very down to earth action thriller.
(1987) Starring:Patricia Clarkson, Jack Kehoe, Sean Connery Director:Brian De Palma Certificate:
Kevin Costner stars as Eliot Ness, an idealistic Treasury official who vows to bring an end to Al Capone's (Robert De Niro) corrupt hold over Prohibition-era Chicago. To this end, Ness puts together an elite team of law-enforcement officers (played by Sean Connery, Andy Garcia and Charles Martin ..read more »
(1998) Starring:Samuel L. Jackson, David Morse, John Spencer Director:F. Gary Gray Certificate:
Heavyweight Hollywood thesps Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey face off in this siege thriller. Hostage negotiator Danny Roman (Jackson) is forced to take his own prisoners after he is accused of murdering his partner.A. Confidential' and 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil'.
One of my favourite trilogies. Really funny!
Back To The Future
(1985) Starring:Billy Zane, Claudia Wells, Lea Thompson Director:Robert Zemeckis Certificate:
Teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) just wants to play electric guitar and date girlfriend Jennifer; he is also determined not to end up a loser in life like his own parents. Father George (Crispin Glover) is a weak-willed failure, bullied at work by his former high school tormentor Biff Tannen (..read more »
The speech at the end always makes me tingle. extremely moving and an extraordinary performance by Mr. Pacino.
Scent Of A Woman
(1992) Starring:Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, Philip Seymour Hoffman Director:Martin Brest Certificate:
Hard-up student Charlie Simms (Chris O'Donnell) agrees to a job over Thanksgiving weekend to earn some much-needed cash: he has to escort blind, embittered ex-Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade (Al Pacino) as he indulges the good life in New York city. Slade plans to eat, drink, make merry and womanise ..read more »
Love the theme music, love the narration, love the film!
(1999) Starring:Thora Birch, Scott Bakula, Wes Bentley Director:Sam Mendes Certificate:
Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a man in mid-life crisis; his estate agent wife, Carolyn (Annette Bening), despises him, while teenage daughter Jane is disgusted by the obsession he develops with her attractive friend Angela (Mena Suvari). In an attempt to recapture the lost days of his youth, ..read more »