The release of Gangster Squad has got us reminiscing about our favourite screen mobsters, and we thought it was about time someone lent a voice to the most unsung criminal masterminds in film. But don’t go looking for Goodfellas and Godfathers – we’ve excluded Scorsese, because his characters are a whole top 10 on their own. NO MORE shall these forgotten bandits be ignored. Who’s the most ruthless, the most unsung gangster of them all? (Some of these are cartoons, by the way. What does that tell you about your childhood?)
You’ve made it through another long hard week. Your liver is just beginning to believe that it’s all going to be all right and that we learned our lesson last week. Little did it know… After a nostalgic root around the DVDs you come across a classic, one that all will remember. A beautiful old story – and what better way to enjoy a beautiful story than to watch it and drink until you’re blind. Crack open the whiskey and dive in!
Where would Back To The Future be without that beautiful aural backdrop of “DER NERRR ner ner ne ner NER NER NER, DER NERRRR de ne ner ner ner NER”? Admittedly it loses something in translation, but the point is, this week’s cheat sheet is dedicated to the man who makes Robert Zemekis sound like a champion: Alan Silvestri.
You might not have been there, you might be going soon- either way, here at Best For Film we thought we would compile the best and most iconic movies from four of the biggest cities in the USA. Whether they are stuffed full of landmarks, encapsulate a generation or an era, or are just plain bonkers and made us laugh, read on to discover the best few films to watch if you love New York, LA, San Francisco or Chicago
Flu, the shakes, the shivers, the shimmies, it’s that time of year and we’re all going through it. So maybe stay at home, stick on a DVD and doze yourself to freedom. But beware. In such sensitive fever-based situations, there are films to be avoided. And we’ve got the shortlist right here. Grab your seventh cup of tea, your pyjamas and least damp hankerchief and join us…