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52 Films By Woman: 2019 Edition

90 films

Oh go on then, late to the party, but I'll go again...

  • Elephant
  • In the Name of the Father
  • Bloody Sunday
  • Sunday
  • Harry's Game

The Troubles on Film

171 films

A list of films that are directly or indirectly about The Troubles, the term used to describe the conflict in…

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Jimmy's Hall
  • Michael Collins
  • Rebellion
  • Resistance

The Irish Question

55 films

This list is a companion to my The Troubles on Film list and the films included here feature events that…

  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Peterloo
  • Elephant
  • High-Rise
  • Kes

My Top 10 LB Reviews

10 films

According to my fellow LB'ers, these are my best reviews. In short, these reviews are the ones I have the…

  • Doctor Who: City of Death
  • Doctor Who: The Caves of Androzani
  • Doctor Who: The Greatest Show in the Galaxy
  • Doctor Who: Horror of Fang Rock
  • Doctor Who: Ghost Light

Classic Doctor Who: Top 10

10 films

Back in the 1990s, DWM (Doctor Who Magazine) used to ask its staff, authors of the New Adventures and the…

  • The World's End
  • Boston Kickout
  • Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
  • Serious Charge
  • I Start Counting

New Town Films

24 films

Films set and filmed in British New Towns. See notes for exactly where.

Have I missed any? I feel sure…

  • Kes
  • Napoleon
  • I Am Not a Serial Killer
  • Someday My Prince Will Come
  • Philip and His Seven Wives

A Proud Geek: Films I've Reviewed on The Geek Show

59 films

Since November 2016 I've been writing reviews for The Geek Show

These are the films I have reviewed for that…

  • Pride
  • Still the Enemy Within
  • Our Friends in the North
  • Billy Elliot
  • Brassed Off

Coal Not Dole: The 1984/85 Miners Strike On Film

40 films

Films that deal with the strike, reference it, use it as a backdrop and/or deal with its legacy.

Justice for…

  • Made in Dagenham
  • Comrades
  • Bread and Roses
  • Blue Collar
  • Norma Rae

You Don't Get Me, I'm Part of the Union!

147 films

Til the day I die *nods*

Unions, the demands for better, safer working conditions, rights and/or a better wage, industrial…

  • Rita, Sue and Bob Too
  • The Ploughman's Lunch
  • My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
  • Meantime

Thatcher's Britain

115 films

A series of British films made during the Conservative government of 1979 -1990 (or a little beyond, if they deal…

  • Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
  • Chuck Norris vs Communism
  • Lone Wolf McQuade
  • Invasion U.S.A.
  • The Delta Force

An Action Packed '80s Summer of Thrills

39 films

Last month I realised that I'd spent the first half of 2019 watching some seriously heavy duty movies; Kubrick, Kurosawa,…

  • Spice World
  • Their Finest
  • A Very English Scandal
  • Zombies Have Fallen
  • London Has Fallen

Rule Britannia: The Union Jack In Film Posters

145 films

There's probably loads more of these out there than this handful that have immediately come to mind. So, I'm throwing…