Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (1991)

Locksley, I’ll cut your heart out with a spoon.’ Kevin Reynolds directed this action adventure film about nobleman Robin of Locksley who escapes prison saved by prisoner Azeem (Morgan Freeman). Locksley has been fighting on the same side as Richard the Lionheart (Sean Connery) but he is in France. The Sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman)… Continue reading Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (1991)

Beaches (1988)

‘Be sure to keep in touch CC ok? ‘Sure, we’re friends aren’t we?’ Garry Marshall  directed this American comedy drama film about the friendship of two friends spanning over 35 years; CC Bloom (Bette Midler) and Hillary Whitney (Barbara Hersley). They first meet as children in 1958 (The Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik played… Continue reading Beaches (1988)

Fatal Attraction (1987)

I’m not going to be ignored, Dan’ Adrian Lyne directs this thriller about Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas) who leads a good life in New York City. He has a stable job at the law firm, he is happily married to Beth (Anne Archer) and has a six year old daughter Ellen (Ellen Hamilton Latzen). However… Continue reading Fatal Attraction (1987)

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Good going stranger!  Susan Seidelman directs this comedy drama about two very different women. Roberta (Rosanna Arquette) is a bored housewife, Susan (Madonna) is a drifter. After Roberta badly bumps her head, the two women swap lives. They then find themselves caught up in the theft of some very expensive Egyptian earrings. What links it… Continue reading Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

‘Copper, you’re my very best friend’ ‘And you’re mine too Tod’ We’ll always be best friends forever, won’t we? ‘Yeah, forever’ Ted Berman directed this Disney film about  orphaned fox Tod (Mickey Rooney) and a hound dog named Copper (Kurt Russell) who become unlikely friends but are separated by the social pressures around them. I… Continue reading The Fox and the Hound (1981)