Daily Archives: April 19, 2011

98. Lacombe, Lucien (1974)

Film 42 in C4 Top 100 War Films When young Lucien fails to join the French Resistance on account of his age, he joins the French Gestapo, becoming more brutish and thuggish as time passes. He witnesses and is involved … Continue reading

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97. All About Eve (1950)

“Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” All About Eve is a film about celebrity stalking by an ambitious, scheming and deceitful wannabe. And it’s brilliant. Margo Channing is a great stage actress, who is quick-witted and … Continue reading

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96. The Goonies (1985)

A friend was round the house and wanted to watch a film, so they chose this, as they thought their kids would enjoy it, as they had done at their age. I have to say, I wasn’t dreading it, as … Continue reading

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95. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Right, it has to be said, as a Sherlock Holmes fan (books and Jeremy Brett tv series), I was dreading watching a Holmes seen through the eyes of director Guy Ritchie. But although Conan Doyle may very well have been … Continue reading

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94. The Day of the Triffids (1963)

“And I really got hot, when I saw Janette Scott fight a Triffid that spits poison and kills…”. Oh dear, my second Rocky Horror lyric in less than a week… I promise to stop now. Howard Keel plays Bill, a sailor who … Continue reading

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