I've compiled some of the best films I've found on UK Netflix from high school romp 'Clueless' to the Francis Ford Coppola Classic 'The Godfather.' I've shared my take on them as well as the basic premise of the movie. I've recently become a bit of a film buff so I've been doing a good few film-related posts. I suppose my blog will just go where ever my interests go! As you may have noticed most of these films are from the last century (make that the last millenium) mainly because 'they don't make them like they used to.' (Apologies for the cliché and sounding really really old). Those who know me know that 80s films in particular have always been very dear to me.
*Best: meaning both my personal preference and their general acclaim and reception.
For the aesthete: The Royal Tenenbaums
For the Coming-of-age film lover/ spontaneous adventurer: Stand by Me
For Classic Films Buff: The Godfather
For the Brat-Pack Fanatic: Pretty in Pink
I found 'Pretty in Pink' surprising charming. Unlike the awful 'Sixteen Candles' , It's a sweet high school film about Andie, the thrifty (she makes her own clothes) and naive working class girl played by Molly Ringwald. Conflict arises when she falls for Blane, the popular rich kid. After reading this Hadley Freeman article, (she is amazing because she has an 80s film blog and is everything I want to be - she is a features writer in fashion, film as well as pop culture, feminism etc) I've realised how great the character of Andie is.
For the Wacky Comedy Lover: Ghostbusters
For the fun-loving: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
For the 'Shaun of the Dead' aficionado: Zombieland
For the Nostalgic noughties child: Toy Story 3
For the compulsive 'Mean Girls' quoter/ tartan two-piece connoisseur: Clueless
MY FAVOURITE(S): Stand by Me/ Ghostbusters (because the 80s were the best film decade).
Have you seen any of these films? What's your favourite? Do any of these films appeal to you? Have any recommendations from netflix or generally? I'd love to know!