A lovely kids sci-fi film that i don't think has aged that much
Batteries Not Included
(1987) Starring:Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Pena Director:Matthew Robbins Certificate:
When their New York apartment block is threatened with demolition, elderly couple Frank (Hume Cronyn) and Faye Riley (Jessica Tandy) pray for a miracle. This duly arrives - in the form of space aliens in tiny flying saucers, who set about helping the Rileys fight the demolition order.
The film that changed my mind about Russel Crowe and another sterling performance from Paul Bettany
A Beautiful Mind
(2001) Starring:Josh Lucas, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer Director:Ron Howard Certificate:
Russell Crowe takes the lead role in this award-winning biopic based on the life of the groundbreaking mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash. Arriving at Princeton in 1947, Nash resolves to make an important new contribution to his field and begins developing his insights into game ..read more »
(1988) Starring:Duane Davis, Winona Ryder, Glenn Shadix Director:Tim Burton Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
The demonic comedy that put acclaimed film director Tim Burton firmly on the map. The Maitlands (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin) are a happy couple who, when killed in a car crash, return as ghosts to their beloved home to wreak havoc on the ghastly yuppie family who have moved in. Being novices at ..read more »
What a directorial debut! Great to see John Cusack and Cameron Diaz playing against type as well.
Being John Malkovich
(1999) Starring:John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener Director:Spike Jonze Certificate:
A man takes a new job on the 7th-and-a-half floor of an office building and stumbles upon a membranous room that leads inside the head of stage and screen actor John Malkovich. There he can see life through Malkovich's eyes before being systematically ejected from the room and onto the New Jersey ..read more »
Great cast, great dialouge, great soundtrack, my favourite Coen movie.
The Big Lebowski(1997) Starring:Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore Director:Joel Coen Certificate:
The Coen brothers' seventh film is a typically bizarre mix of mistaken identity, hippy philosophy and ten-pin bowling. Jeff 'the Dude' Lebowski (Jeff Bridges) is a bowling buff, laid-back to the point of horizontal, who gets mixed up in a blackmail plot involving a millionaire namesake. Roped into ..read more »
I love Joey Lauren-Adams and feel she would have been huge if not for bloody Renee Zellweger in Jerry Maguire.
(1997) Starring:Guinevere Turner, Kristin Mosier, Carmen Lee Director:Kevin Smith Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
Comic book writers Holden (Ben Affleck) and Banky (Jason Lee) meet Alyssa Jones (Joey Lauren Adams) at a convention. Holden is smitten with her, and despite the fact that Alyssa has a girlfriend and claims never to have slept with a man, the couple become friends. When Holden tells Alyssa that he ..read more »
I've seen this film countless times and still love it.
The Devil's Advocate
(1997) Starring:Ruben Sa, , Director:Taylor Hackford Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
Supernatural forces hover over the courtroom in this devilish drama adapted from the novel by Andrew Neiderman. Attorney Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves) doesn't heed the Bible-based warnings of his mother (Judith Ivey), who views New York City as the dwelling place of demons. Instead, he leaves ..read more »