My 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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TV… The Gift of Love (1978)
A Christmas romance is a family affair…
A Christmas romance begins between a poor Swiss immigrant and a rich girl, with a wee twist.
FILMS… Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
This girl just wants to see Harrison Ford…
Janey and Lynn love to dance, and their favourite TV programme Dance TV is holding auditions. What could possibly happen?
FILMS… Xanadu (1980)
A musing adventures with rollerskating…
A muse comes to earth via a mural and inspires a roller disco but falls in love.
TV… The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973)
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.
FILMS… Airport 77 (1977)
A flight to remember.. it’s a soap in the skies…
OTT plotlines and characters include Christopher Lee as a deep-sea diver as a plane crashes into the sea at the Bermuda Triangle.
TV… The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)
A door to the past…
Unhappily married, Jennie Logan goes back in time, falls in love and must solve her lover’s murder before it happens… as time runs out.
FILMS… Burnt Offerings (1976)
Bette Davis’ shining cliché filled horror…
The Rolfe family rent an old rambling mansion with a deadly catch.
FILMS… Starcrash (1978)
Some seventies Star Wars inspired silliness from a Canadian 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.
FILMS… The Swarm (1978)
Bees! bees! bees!
It’s a swarm of killer African bees vs an amazing All-Star cast.
TV… Three on a Date (1978)
It’s a June date in an incredibly directed seventies TV Movie…
Four pairs are matched up on a dating show with one chaperone between them as they holiday in Hawaii.
TV… The Cartier Affair (1984)
Be a crime to miss this diamond of a 1980s TV Movie pairing…
Glittering telly movie chemistry with Joan Collins and David Hasselhoff.
TV… The Love Boat (1981), The Duel / Two for Julie / Aunt Hilly S4 Ep23
It’s a case of love and war for the passengers and crew of The Love Boat…
It’s all relative, when Olivia de Havilland embarks with a familiar acting face, in their fourth on-screen voyage together,