Top 10 Films that Break the Fourth Wall

What is the "fourth wall"? Simply speaking its the window we as an audience look through when watching a movie. Here are 10 great movies that break the "fourth wall rule"...
Posted On 03 Feb 2014


Top 10 Films in which Nicolas Cage Performs for A-List Directors

Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that Nicolas Cage is one of his generation’s most prominent leading men. Mark Fraser looks at the actor's best work with some of the world's top...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014


15 More Great Second Films by Directors

Following our Top 10 Second Films by Directors since 1970, Mark Fraser takes a look at 15 more great movies made by directors working on only their second feature-length film project.
Posted On 02 Feb 2013


Top 10 Films which should have helped rescue Malcolm McDowell’s career

Mark Fraser looks at some of the high points in a career that arguably should have reached headier heights...
Posted On 30 Jan 2014

Iconic Images

Iconic Images: Big (1988)

There are few things from 1980s American cinema as joyful as seeing Tom Hanks play Chopsticks on a over-sized piano! This shot evokes wonderful memories of Penny Marshall's heartwarming coming-of-age story...

Great Movie Posters

Great Films Posters: Piranha (1978)

Joe Dante's delightful b-movie horror Piranha, the best of the Jaws-inspired parodies released in the late 1970s and 1980s, enjoys this comically not-to-scale poster...

Classic Scenes

Classic Scenes #12: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is undoubtedly one of Steven Spielberg's greatest achievements. Its tale of first contact with friendly extraterrestrials is awe-inspiring & full of wonder...


Marc Webb takes Raimi’s Blueprint and Improves It with “The Amazing Spider-Man”

Second chances are a good thing, aren't they? Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man delivers thrills aplenty with a sureness of foot akin to someone afforded a winning blueprint ten years in advance.


American Dreams & Debauchery in Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street

With excess, debauchery and "fun tokens" intact, director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio bring to the screen the life of serial Wall...


Iconic Images: The Exorcist

The Exorcist boasts many moments that stick in the memory but few images from the film are as iconic as seeing Father Merrin arriving to be faced...


Top 10 Movie Train Rides to Avoid

All aboard! Err, on the other hand, maybe not. After all, some rail journeys can become quite hairy, as Mark Fraser explains in Top 10 Movie...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014


Top 10 Movie Love Songs of All Time

A great romance and a melodic ballad go hand-in-hand when it comes to the movies. In this list, Top 10 Films takes a look at the best movie love...
Posted On 13 Feb 2014


10 Movies Afflicted with Space Madness

Intergalactic lunacy might not get much of a mention in the medical journals, but there’s plenty of it about in the movies, as Mark Fraser has...
Posted On 04 Aug 2013


Cold War tensions sizzle in The Fourth Protocol

Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan go head to head as East meets West in this cold war thriller based on Frederick Forsyth's book The Fourth Protocol...

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Top 10 Films Loves: High School and College Movies of the 1980s

Arguably the most influential American genre of the 1980s was the coming-of-age movie involving characters in high school or college. It was the era of the Brat Pack, the Breakfast Club, and of course, John Hughes...