The General (1998)

Martin Cahill (Brendan Gleeson) was a notorious Dublin criminal who was shot dead in 1994. This movie charts his life from lowly shoplifter, to one of the most prolific armed robbers in Ireland. It opens up with Cahill’s death, and is then played through from his childhood through to his adult life. Martin Cahill is […]

The ‘Burbs (1989)

Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) is on holiday at home, looking for some peace and quiet. However Ray’s peace is shattered when he and his neighbours realise that nobody as seen Walter (Gale Gordon) since the new family, The Klopeks, moved in. Together with neighbours Lt. Mark Rumsfield (Bruce Dern) a crazed ex solider, and Art […]

The Birdcage (1996)

Armand Goldman (Robin Williams) is the owner of The Birdcage, one of the hottest clubs on Miami Beach. His partner Albert Goldman (Nathan Lane) is the star attraction of the club. Their lives are thrown into disarray when Armand’s son, Val (Dan Futterman), tells his father that he’s getting married…to a woman! Val is getting […]

A Chorus Line (1985)

Zach (Michael Douglas) is auditioning dancers for a new show he is putting on. A multitude of dancers show up for the audition, but only 8 will make the cut. As the numbers of dancers are whittled down, we begin to learn more about them. We learn about the hardships they face in their daily […]

Hellgate (1989)

It’s the 1950’s. A biker gang stop off at a roadside diner, just to cause havoc. A beautiful girl called Josie comes in to the diner and is set upon by the bikers. She is then kidnapped by the bikers and taken to the town of Hellgate. When they get to Hellgate, Josie manages to […]

Nurse Betty (2000)

Betty Sizemore (Renee Zellweger) is a waitress at a local diner. She spends every moment she can watching her favourite soap opera and swooning over the main character Dr. David Ravell (Greg Kinnear). Betty is married to a sleazy used car salesman called Del (Aaron Eckhart). Del has been involved in a deal with some […]

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)

Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan) has been around for ages, however this is the characters first foray into movies. I must be honest and say that Alan is funnier in the movie world, than he was in the TV world. Alan Partridge works for North Norfolk Digital, a radio station in Norwich. He’s been there for […]

Severance (2006)

A group of work colleagues from a weapons company called Palisade Defence, are on a team building exercise in Eastern Europe. After the bus drops them off due to the road being blocked, the group decide to walk the rest of the way to the house they’ll be staying at during their trip. However they […]

Braindead aka Dead Alive (1992)

Mothers boy Lionel Cosgrove (Timothy Balme) lives at home under the ever watchful eye of his overbearing mother Vera (Elizabeth Moody). Vera hounds Lionel every minute of the day, getting him to do chores and constantly putting him down. Lionel longs for a better life. He gets an idea of what that might be like […]

Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

In terms of ‘cult movies’, you don’t get more cult than Don Coscarelli’s  horror comedy ‘Bubba Ho-Tep’. Based on a short story by Joe R. Lansdale, this movie plays with the ‘what if’ scenario of Elvis and if he is still alive. Here we have an aging Elvis Presley (Bruce Campbell, who is now living […]