So this week saw the news the whole nation has been waiting for, breath bated, hands wrung, and nails bitten. Yes, you’ve guessed it, it’s the hotly anticipated follow-up to our Top 10 Naked Royals in Film blog!! Unfortunately, the Duchess of Cambridge seems to have somewhat stolen our thunder by thoughtlessly going and getting herself pregnant in the same week, the shiny-haired ovarian witch.
Cults! Can’t live with ’em, can’t run away from ’em without being burnt alive as a human sacrifice to the pleasure gods. Over the years, cults – with all their hifalutin child eating and wicker brandishing – have inspired many a filmmaker to get their crazy deeds up on the big screen. And, as seen most recently in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, they’re still hot stuff. So, in honour of the release of PTA’s film, but mainly because BY THE BEARD OF THE HARVEST GOD we love a good sacrificial killing, BFF presents you with the Top Ten Cults in Film. Warning: contains boobs and fire, obviously.
A straight-to-DVD prize, where perinatal horror and unnaturally large nipples eclipse murder, paranoia and preternatural possession into insignificant mundanity. There’s little else to say, really, except to ask if we really needed another reason to fear the gory joys of pregnancy?
Mothers are hard enough to buy for, their assurances that they don’t want anything at all only serving the necessity to get something unforgettable. At Best For Film, we know that you probably bought her Mamma Mia! last year, and, as a result, have endeavoured to inspire you indirectly with a list of gift ideas for cinema’s most unforgettable mothers.
There’s nothing more heartbreaking than finding out your favourite thrill-flick is based on a load of tosh, so here at Best For Film we have the solution! We count down the Top 5 “based on a true story” films, relishing the truth (and the maybe not so much truth) behind the stories that make us shiver! Dare you join us?