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52 Films By Women: 2020 Edition

83 films

Last year I managed to see 133 films directed by women which is my best so far. Let's see what…

  • 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

79 films

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

These are the films I have reviewed for that…

  • Suffragette
  • Shoulder to Shoulder
  • Iron Jawed Angels
  • The Suffragette
  • The Assassination Bureau

Shoulder to Shoulder : The Suffragette Movement on Film

25 films

Films featuring or concerning suffragettes. Any suggestions welcomed.

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Jimmy's Hall
  • Michael Collins
  • Rebellion
  • Resistance
  • Pride
  • Still the Enemy Within
  • Our Friends in the North
  • Billy Elliot
  • Brassed Off

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

49 films

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

Justice for…

  • McVicar
  • The Krays
  • Buster
  • Stormy Monday
  • The Hit

Criminal Records: Music Stars as Gangsters

16 films

It's often been said that for the working class boy in Britain there was once only three ways to escape;…

  • That'll Be The Day
  • Stardust
  • Expresso Bongo
  • What a Crazy World
  • Telstar: The Joe Meek Story

Sex, Chips and Rock'n'Roll

67 films

Rock 'n' Roll, British style. Trad Jazz, Skiffle, Beatniks and Teds. Here's a list of British films that have them…

  • Gregory's Girl
  • Gregory's Two Girls
  • The World's End
  • Boston Kickout
  • Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

New Town Films

26 films

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

Have I missed any? I feel sure…

  • Prick Up Your Ears
  • The Grifters
  • Philomena
  • My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Mr Jolly Lives Next Door

Stephen Frears, Ranked

35 films

Updating this ranked list that I'd completely forgotten about!

Along with Ken Loach, Mike Leigh, Shane Meadows and Alan Clarke,…

  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Peterloo
  • Elephant
  • Kes
  • They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

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…

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

Thatcher's Britain

124 films

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

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Fever Pitch
  • Kes
  • Get Carter
  • The Ipcress File

Showdown: Adaptations

25 films

In honor of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel Prize in Literature this week, we want your most beloved film adaptations of novels…