Articles Posted in the " Jaws " Category

  • Top 5 films that should have kept it literal

    We hate it when you wander into a movie expecting one thing from the title and being delivered something else entirely. Remember how disappointed everyone was to discover The Godfather wasn’t a sweet, wholesome family drama? Exactly. Here’s five movies that should have stuck to their literal plots…


  • Top 10 killer animals

    Being at the top of the food chain is quite nice, don’t you think? There’s no hassle of running for your life; no need to cower among the shadows; no expectation of a gory death from gnashing teeth. Yup! Things are pretty sweet for us homo sapiens. So much so that we forget how vulnerable and ill-equipped we are when it comes to facing the animal kingdom, mano-a-mano. Hollywood, however, does not and so, this week, BFF has dedicated the Top 10 to re-capping those very timely reminders.


  • Top 10 things to avoid this summer – as seen in film

    Summer is coming, guys! It really, genuinely is – we’ve seen sunshine and weather reports and everything. But, you know, there’s no point losing your head to the season; in fact, looking at the plethora of summer movies on offer, summer is in fact the DEADLIEST time of year. Ever. So, in a bid to keep all of our loyal BFF patrons alive, here’s the top 10 things to avoid this summer – as seen in the movies…


  • TGIM! You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat

    Are you tired of long, cold, wintry nights with nothing to do? Are you thinking that it’s about time somebody appreciated your extensive and totally useless knowledge concerning Spaghetti Westerns of the 1970s? Then you, my friend, are going to love the iconic pub-film-quiz, You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Boat. YGNABB, as we like to call it, has been running since 2003, and tomorrow sees their annual Review of the Year quiz hit the Hackney Picturehouse like an H.G. Wells invasion. Look, it’s the perfect opportunity to show off your movie trivia surrounded by friends and drinks! Not that you don’t do that already, you cheeky monkey…


  • Friday Drinking game #68 – Christopher Walken

    To finish out Walken Week at Best For Film Towers, we’re dedicating an entire drinking game to the man, the myth, the legend that is CHRISTOPHER WALKEN. Whether he’s playing the good, the bad or the ugly, whether he’s psychotic or only slightly less psychotic than normal, there’s a drink to be had in every Christopher Walken movie. Join us for one last walk with Walken, as our gait becomes increasingly staggered and alarming. To Christopher!


  • Top 10 improvised lines in films

    Some days it feels like every ruddy actor out there is getting on set and making shit up. With all of the apocryphal stories about improvised lines and made up scenes you begin to wonder why Hollywood still needs screenwriters at all. Normally these tales are 100% bull. And no matter how many times Dustin Hoffman says he made up the “I’m walking here!” line we all know that he really didn’t. Every now and then though something comes along that just feels real. So here are the best, non-surgically enhanced wowza lines in cinema history. (Hello Boys! Yeah, they’re real.)



  • Top 10 Summer Movies

    Oh hello there Summer. How y’doing? Whatcha been up to? Sure is nice to see you. So how long do you reckon you’ll – oh, you’ve gone.
    It came, it went and, in honour of the sun’s fleeting but glorious presence, we’ve compiled our Top 10 Summer Movies. So next time watching the Female Greco-Roman Wrestling or the preliminary rounds of the Women’s Lightweight Snatch (yep, totally real) doesn’t appeal to you, hunker down with one of these.


  • Top 10 Ships in Film

    To celebrate the release of groundbreaking nonsense Battleship, we’ve sailed the high seas of cinema in search of the silver screen’s best ever boats. Which is your favourite? The Pequod? La Amistad? The Potemkin? Yeah, none of them are in it.