Reel Guilty Pleasures

 

I confess, these are my Guilty Pleasures… But are they yours?

 

We all have movies, TV and books we watch with trusted friends and family or that we watch alone when others are out. These are some of mine.

 

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FILM… Mamma Mia! (2008)

Meryl sings with a musical Bond…

Sophie has invited 3 of her mother’s old flames to her wedding..but which one will be revealed as Sophie’s father..

TV… The Gift of Love (1978)

A Christmas Romance is a Family Affair…

A Christmas romance begins between a poor Swiss imigrant and a rich girl, with a wee twist.

FILM… Furious 7 (2015)

The One with the Stat…

Strap into your seat as Turetto and his Furious dudes take you for a spin in their cars…with the Stat as bad guy.

FILM… Xanadu (1980)

A Musing Adventures with Rollerskating…

A muse comes to earth via a mural and inspires a rollerdisco but falls in love..

FILM… Grease 2 (1982)

Back to Grease’s Rydell High again, in the sequel…

So my latest offering is Grease 2, a musical sequel about the Rydell High’s newboy Englishman’s love for a Pink Lady with lots of singing and dancing…

FILM… Airport 77 (1977)

A Flight to Remember.. it’s a soap in the skies…

Probably the best of the Airport movies franchise, with OTT plotlines including the Bermuda Triangle and characters including Christopher Lee as a Deep Sea Diver…

FILM… Burnt Offerings (1976)

Bette’s Shining Cliché Filled Horror…

The Rolfe family rent a old rambling mansion one summer from an eccentric brother and sister.. its cheap at 900 dollars for the whole summer, but with a deadly catch.

FILM… Starcrash (1978)

Some Seventies Star Wars Inspired Silliness from a favourite…

A daft but fun sci-fi movie with acting cast also known in roles as a Naval Captain, a crime-buster and a Bond girl. With a score by John Barry, it’s a guilty pleasure for us all.

FILM… The Swarm (1978)

Bees!!! Bees!!! Bees!!!

In this 1970s Irwin Allen Disaster Movie, it’s a swarm of Killer African bees vs an Amazing All- Star Cast Ensemble.

TV… Three on a Date (1978)

A June Date in an Incredible Seventies TV Movie…

Four pairings matched up on a dating show and are taken to Hawaii for 10 days. With one chaperone. There’s love, mishaps, revelations and a kidnapping in this delightful TV Movie comedy.

TV… The Cartier Affair (1984)

Be a crime to miss this Diamond of a 1980s TV Movie Pairing…

A Glittering Telly Chemistry with Joan Collins and David Hasselhoff.

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