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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These films are the movies we don’t talk about but we love to hear others discuss and try desperately not to nod in agreement, if others praise it. For example, I have a close male friend who in public does not admit to liking Sandra Bollocks Bullock films and even asked me to buy Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous ( 2005) on his behalf.


Mamma Mia! (2008)

Guilty Pleasure No 1

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..

The Gift of Love (1978)

Guilty Pleasure No 2

A Christmas Romance is a Family Affair

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

Fast and Furious 7 (2015)

Guilty Pleasure No 3

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.

Xanadu (1980)

Guilty Pleasure 4

A Musing Adventures with Rollerskating

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

Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

Guilty Pleasure No 5

Girl Just Wants See Harrison Ford

Janey and Lynn love to dance, their favourite TV programme Dance TV, is holding auditions. What could possibly happen?

Grease 2 (1982)

Guilty Pleasure No 7

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…

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Guilty Pleasure No 8

Where Eagle flies, on a mountain high..

A feel good biopic of Eddie Edwards, the beloved British Olympic ski jumper who reached the pinnacle of his success in the 1988 Olympics.

The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973)

Guilty Pleasure No 9

Shatner Faces Terror at 37,000 Feet

An unlikely group of characters face fear on a doomed flight, with William Shatner acting his socks off.

Airport 77 (1977)

Guilty Pleasures No 10

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…

One Chance (2013)

Guilty Pleasures No 11

Going Potty about Opera

A biopic about Paul Potts, a Welshman with a big operatic dream who won the first series of Britain’s Got Talent.

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)

Guilty Pleasure No 12

A Door To The Past.

Unhappily married, Jennie Logan goes back in time, falls in love and must to solve her lover’s murder before it happens…as time runs out.

Burnt Offerings (1976)

Guilty Pleasures No 13

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.

Starcrash (1978)

Guilty Pleasures No 14

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.

The Swarm (1978)

Guilty Pleasures No 15

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.

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