Guest Spot: Week One (Disney+), Week Two(BBC), Week Three (Film4), Week Four(Disney+), Week Five (BBC)
Please do get in touch if you watch any of these films and let me know your thoughts!
Trainspotting (1996 – 93 mins)
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Four Lions (2010 – 97 mins)
Four incompetent British terrorists set out to train for and commit an act of terror.
A Room With A View (1985 – 117 mins)
In a Florence pensione circa 1900 with English guests, George Emerson (Julian Sands) and his dad (Denholm Elliott) offer their rooms with views to Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham Carter) and her chaperone, Charlotte Bartlett (Dame Maggie Smith). Lucy and George get acquainted, but Lucy returns to England. George and Lucy meet again, but now she’s engaged.
Nowhere Boy (2009 – 98 mins)
A chronicle of John Lennon‘s first years, focused mainly in his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.
20,000 Days On Earth(2014 – 97 mins)
Writer and musician Nick Cave marks his 20,000th day on the planet Earth.
Hidden Figures (2016 – 127 mins)
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
Sexy Beast (2000 – 89 mins)
Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits “retired” safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.
Four Lions is a great film! I rewatched it recently and appreciated the dark humour even more the second time