As a character goes off the rails in spectacular style, it leads to a killer of a comedy bromance... Danny DeVito channels his inner Hitchcock in this darkly comic adaptation with two strangers - and one of their mothers - on a train.
LISTS… Returning to the 1970s and 1980s with Helmut Berger
Flashbacking to the international filmography of this eloquent and enchanting European actor... Taking a retro timeless trip remember the late Helmut Berger in a few of my favourites of his TV and movies.
FILMS… Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
After the Berlin Wall comes tumbling down, little white lies rebuild it for all the best reasons... An East Berlin mother falls into a coma before the Berlin Wall comes down. Soon after, she wakes up to the life that she once knew, little realising the hidden truths.
FILMS… Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Buck Rogers gets girl trouble, goes into space battle and gets down in the 25th Century... It's no fairytale, as we return to the 1970s as a charismatic astronaut from the then future is frozen after encountering a space abnormality, and is woken up 504 years later by a Princess.
FILMS… The Evening Star (1997)
Terms of Endearment's Aurora Greenway leaves a legacy, and closure on her life in pictures... This movie sequel chronicles in celluloid the later story of the widow Aurora Greenway, her loves and her family life thirteen years on.
FILMS… Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
On the (snowy) Finnish streets of Helsinki, Turku, Suomenlinna and Porvoo... I've found four of Michael Caine's movies featuring Finland based scenes and not a lot of people know that.