5 Great Teenage Movie Heroes

As Jennifer Lawrence continues to fly the flag for teenage heroes in The Hunger Games movies, we celebrate the franchise’s latest instalment Mockingjay with a look at our favourite young heroes.

Top 10 1980s Childhood Adventure Films

Emerging in the 1980s was a series of films targeted at a younger audience through growing artistry in movie special effects. The childhood adventure film had never had it so good before or since.

What If…Houdini’s ticket from Last Action Hero existed?

What if there was a magic ticket that transported you into your favourite movie? It is something I’ve been thinking about since watching Last Action Hero for the umpteenth time...

Top 10 American Coming-of-Age Drama Films of the 1980s

The ‘coming of age’ movie is a bit ambiguous. There’s a tendency to link the sub-genre to films about kids, so Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate, and Jeff Daniels in Jonathan Demme’s Something Wild, and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars seemingly came of age too late in...