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52 Films By Woman: 2019 Edition

87 films

Oh go on then, late to the party, but I'll go again...

  • Elephant
  • In the Name of the Father
  • Bloody Sunday
  • Sunday
  • Harry's Game

The Troubles on Film

170 films

A list of films that are directly or indirectly about The Troubles, the term used to describe the conflict in…

  • Pride
  • Still the Enemy Within
  • Our Friends in the North
  • Billy Elliot
  • Brassed Off

Coal Not Dole: The 1984/85 Miners Strike On Film

40 films

Films that deal with the strike, reference it, use it as a backdrop and/or deal with its legacy.

Justice for…

  • Made in Dagenham
  • Comrades
  • Bread and Roses
  • Blue Collar
  • Norma Rae

You Don't Get Me, I'm Part of the Union!

147 films

Til the day I die *nods*

Unions, the demands for better, safer working conditions, rights and/or a better wage, industrial…

  • Rita, Sue and Bob Too
  • The Ploughman's Lunch
  • My Beautiful Laundrette
  • Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
  • Meantime

Thatcher's Britain

115 films

A series of British films made during the Conservative government of 1979 -1990 (or a little beyond, if they deal…

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley
  • Jimmy's Hall
  • Michael Collins
  • Rebellion
  • Resistance

The Irish Question

54 films

This list is a companion to my The Troubles on Film list and the films included here feature events that…

  • Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
  • Chuck Norris vs Communism
  • Lone Wolf McQuade
  • Invasion U.S.A.
  • The Delta Force

An Action Packed '80s Summer of Thrills

39 films

Last month I realised that I'd spent the first half of 2019 watching some seriously heavy duty movies; Kubrick, Kurosawa,…

  • Spice World
  • Their Finest
  • A Very English Scandal
  • Zombies Have Fallen
  • London Has Fallen

Rule Britannia: The Union Jack In Film Posters

145 films

There's probably loads more of these out there than this handful that have immediately come to mind. So, I'm throwing…

  • Funny Bones
  • Bhaji on the Beach
  • Bob's Weekend
  • Away
  • Eaten by Lions

Blackpool on Film

45 films

Blackpool, Vegas of the North. The great British seaside resort. Blackpool rock, the illuminations, the Pleasure Beach, the Big One,…

  • The Levelling
  • God's Own Country
  • Dark River
  • Catch Me Daddy
  • The Goob

Countryfile: The New Wave of Rural British Movies

54 films

Because in the last few years it has now most definitely become a thing. A thing worth celebrating.

*I have…

  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Catherine & Co.
  • The Comebacks
  • Secretary
  • Dumbbells

The Bottom Line: Bums on Posters gets Bums on Seats

225 films

Gratuitous use of girls bums in movie posters. Because I like big butts and I cannot lie. Expect a lot…

  • Straight to Hell
  • The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw
  • The Singer Not the Song
  • The Trap
  • Diamond City

British Westerns

38 films

A list for this small genre of films - the British Western (Fish and Chips Western?). Co-productions included. Suggestions welcome.