I think you'd be hard pushed to find a film in the 80's which was as good as this. It had pretty much everything: action, a bit of comedy, some great one liners and Alan Rickman - a truely great baddy. What more could you ask for?
(1988) Starring:Alan Rickman, Robert Davi, Bruce Willis Director:John McTiernan Certificate:
On Christmas Eve, New York cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife Holly (Bonnie Bedelia) in Los Angeles, where she works. They are attending a party at Holly's high-rise office block when terrorists, led by the suave Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) break in, taking everyone ..read more »
I saw this film 3 times in 4 days. This is just wonderful.
(2003) Starring:Alison Janney, Stephen Root, Brad Garrett Director:Lee Unkrich, Andrew Stanton Certificate:
Life along the Great Barrier Reef is full of dangers when you are a tiny clown fish. And for Marlin, a single parent determined to protect his only son Nemo, there are constant fears and anxieties. When, on his first day of school, Nemo defies his father and swims off alone to investigate a boat, ..read more »
(1985) Starring:Mary Ellen T, Sean Astin, Josh Brolin Director:Richard Donner Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
The Goonies are a bunch of misfit kids who take on some greedy property developers and try to save their neighbourbood by finding the lost treasure map of a 17th century pirate.
This film terrified me when I first saw it. This was the first film what gave me nightmares.
(1987) Starring:Clare Higgins, Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson Director:Clive Barker Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
The feature-film debut of multi-talented filmmaker Clive Barker, this grim and surreal project is based on the writer/director's own novella The Hell-Bound Heart. The film opens with a chilling prologue in which globe-trotting pervert Frank (Sean Chapman) -- a connoisseur of sexual depravity ..read more »
I have seen this film "so many" times. There are so many great lines from this film, my favourite? "Can I get any one of you C@*ts a drink". Makes me laugh every time I hear it.
Shaun of the Dead
(2004) Starring:Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield Director:Edgar Wright Certificate:
On Friday, Shaun is in a rut. At 29, he's coasted through life--and still hasn't gotten very far, usually winding up at the local pub, the Winchester. His roommate Ed looks up to him--when he can take his eyes off the TV, that is. Liz is re-evaluating their relationship, particularly after Shaun ..read more »
The has the most shockingly disturbing ending I have ever seen. I was watching it through my fingers it was that bad.
(1999) Starring:Ryo Ishibashi, Renji Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina Director:Takashi Miike, Takashi Miike Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
Controversial Japanese director Takashi Miike creates this unnerving horror film about a widowed TV producer auditioning prospective wives. In his search, one candidate particularly stands out, a lovely ex-ballerina dressed in white. The widower cannot believe his good fortune, until he starts ..read more »
To this day this film looks like it could have been made yesterday. This is the best film ever made, ever. Hands down.
(1975) Starring:Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Susan Backlinie Director:Steven Spielberg Certificate:
Seventies blockbuster movie, directed by Steven Spielberg. A large man-eating shark wreaks havoc off the coast of Long Island whilst local sheriff Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) finds himself caught between a panicking community and a town council eager to play down the reported deaths. However, the ..read more »