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 Sound of Music (1965)

  Why I’m sixteen, what’s such a baby about that? Robert Wise directs this iconic musical based on the 1959 Broadway adaptation. Its one of those films that everyone has watched at least once, particularly at Christmas time. Maria (played by the amazing Julie Andrews) is a young woman training to be a nun in… Continue reading The Sound of Music (1965)

Back to The Future (1985)

  Great Scott! Robert Zemckis directs this sci fi film about Marty McFly (Michael J Fox) who is sent back to 1955 by accident in a time machine invented by his mad scientist friend Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd). McFly must make sure that his teenage parents meet and fall in love- so he can go… Continue reading Back to The Future (1985)

An Education (2009)

If people die the moment that they graduate, then surely it’s the things we do beforehand that count. Lone Scherfig directs this film starring Carey Mulligan  in the ‘coming of age film’ about the bright and beautiful girl who has aspirations to read English  at Oxford. However, when the charming older man David (Peter Sarsgard)… Continue reading An Education (2009)