Lets kick things off with my favourite film of all time, Blade Runner,
which I saw at the cinema
when it was released in the 1981 and it remained top of my list
through it's obscurity in the 80s,
while it gained recognition in the 90s and through to its almost
universal acclain now...
... as for romantic comedies, Barefoot
in the Park ranks high on my list and Charles Boyer as
Victor Velasco almost steals the show from Robert Redford and Jane
"If you don't hear from us in a week, we'll be in the
National Hotel in Mexico City... room 703"
I am not a massive fan of Tom Cruise but he is excellent in The
Last Samurai,which is is a gorgeous feast of
cinematography, matched equally by it's heart-rending tale of
honour and tragic loss of tradition and, what's more, it
is made only more emotional by Hans Zimmer's wonderful musical
score "The perfect blossom is a rare thing. You could spend your
life looking for one, and it would not be a wasted life. [With
his dying breath] Perfect... They are all... perfect..."
I was raised on old RAF films, like The Dambusters and Reach for
the Sky but A
Matter of Life and Death is an intriguing mixture of
a war story, a love story and and indeed life and death, Heaven