A Saturday High School detention brings students together with different reasons for being there, in the infectious comedy The Breakfast Club (1985). The students are played by Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy, who were all recognizable Hollywood names in the 1980’s, with this film landing many of themContinue reading “The Breakfast Club (1985)”
It’s thirty years since this Academy Award winner for Best Picture was released and now there is even a driving service for seniors seemingly inspired by this film.
The first shot in A Streetcar Named Desire of the exterior of a two-storey house, where most of the action takes place in the two-hour length of the film, underscores the psychological conflicts of the characters and the intensity of their relationships. The house is claustrophobic, and this accentuates how the characters explode (read: Brando)Continue reading “A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)”
Crime drama with a meaty role for Indiana Jones’ Harrison Ford.
Han Solo’s buddies are there to rescue him.
Oppression reigns in a “galaxy far, far away”, and the Rebellion are fighting for freedom. The Rebels steal the technical readouts of the Death Star, an armoured space station belonging to the Empire, who have kept the galaxy under a firm leash and stranglehold with this weapon. The Rebels intend on finding a weakness inContinue reading “Star Wars (1977)”
This film is the shining example of an era of action adventure movies.