British Cinema (III)

A Listmania! list by Jason Parkes "We're all Frankies'" (Worcester, UK)
(No. 1 Hall OF FAME REVIEWER)   
 
The Wings Of The Dove [VHS] [1998]
1.  The Wings Of The Dove [VHS] [1998] VHS Helena Bonham Carter
The list author says:
  "Brilliant adaptation of Henry James novel with a great appearance from Charlotte Rampling; how could Helena desert me for Tim Burton? (sob....)"
5.00   Used & New from: 0.77
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Darling/The L-Shaped Room [DVD] [1962]
2.  Darling/The L-Shaped Room [DVD] [1962] DVD ~ Leslie Caron
The list author says:
  "Another nice package featuring another great film from the late John Schlesinger..."
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The Falls [VHS]
3.  The Falls [VHS] VHS Peter Westley
The list author says:
  "I'd leave the country if Alan Parker made films in it; an early fun Greenaway film with typically great score from Michael Nyman..."
11.90   Used & New from: 4.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

The Duellists [VHS] [1977]
4.  The Duellists [VHS] [1977] VHS Keith Carradine
The list author says:
  "Ridley Scott's debut film is great & along with Alien, my favourite film of his- before he became Jerry Bruckheimer's very own Leni Riefenstahl with the dubious Black Hawk Down..."
8.95   Used & New from: 4.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Prick Up Your Ears/Meantime/Made in Britain [DVD] [1984]
5.  Prick Up Your Ears/Meantime/Made in Britain [DVD] [1984] DVD ~ Gary Oldman
The list author says:
  "Nice triple pack: Made In Britain predicting stuff like The Believer & Romper Stomper. Meantime is bleak Mike Leigh & Prick Up...a nice take on Joe Orton..."
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Clockwork Orange - Box Set (Video and Novel) [VHS] [1972]
6.  Clockwork Orange - Box Set (Video and Novel) [VHS] [1972] VHS Malcolm McDowell
The list author says:
  "Stanley Kubrick's great, if slightly overlong, take on Anthony Burgess novel: love that ending droogies..."
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A Kind Of Loving [VHS] [1962]
7.  A Kind Of Loving [VHS] [1962] VHS Alan Bates
The list author says:
  "Another British classic featuring the great, late Alan Bates..."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Sense & Sensibility & Remains of the Day [VHS] [1996]
8.  Sense & Sensibility & Remains of the Day [VHS] [1996] VHS Emma Thompson
The list author says:
  "Nice double-pack: brilliant adaptation of Ishiguro's novel & a not bad take on Jane Austen from Ang Lee/Emma Thompson.."
4.95   Used & New from: 0.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Tony Hancock: The Rebel / The Punch And Judy Man [DVD]
9.  Tony Hancock: The Rebel / The Punch And Judy Man [DVD] DVD ~ Tony Hancock
The list author says:
  "The two Hancock films that are well worth watching, especially The Rebel..."
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The Filth And The Fury - A Sex Pistols Film [VHS] [2000]
10.  The Filth And The Fury - A Sex Pistols Film [VHS] [2000] VHS Paul Cook
The list author says:
  "Julien Temple's great documentary about The Sex Pistols- surprisingly fun & touching..."
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The Crying Game [DVD] [1992]
11.  The Crying Game [DVD] [1992] DVD ~ Stephen Rea
The list author says:
  "One of Neil Jordan's finest films & for a 'weird' film was surprisingly popular. Later Film4 would make gutless art like Charlotte Gray & wind up...."
4.95   Used & New from: 1.84
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

The Italian Job [DVD] [1969]
12.  The Italian Job [DVD] [1969] DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "Oh, everyone know's it's a classic: there's no need to quote that line from it though. Ladmags ruined it for a lot of us...."
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Dr. Zhivago [VHS] (1965)
13.  Dr. Zhivago [VHS] (1965) VHS Omar Sharif
The list author says:
  "A bit too long & less enjoyable than Ryan's Daughter, but you can't really deny it, can you?"
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Love Is The Devil [VHS] [1998]
14.  Love Is The Devil [VHS] [1998] VHS Derek Jacobi
The list author says:
  "Excellent biopic of Francis Bacon with great performances from Derek Jacobi & Daniel Craig..."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Far From The Madding Crowd [VHS]
15.  Far From The Madding Crowd [VHS] VHS Julie Christie
The list author says:
  "More prime Schlesinger with sublime cinematography from Nic Roeg. & Julie Christie....(severe swoon....)"
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Priest [VHS] [1994]
16.  Priest [VHS] [1994] VHS Linus Roache
The list author says:
  "It's very right on & would probably not get made to- as it engages on a political and social level. Typically great writing from Jimmy McGovern & full of good performances..."
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Touching The Void [DVD] [2003]
17.  Touching The Void [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Simon Yates
The list author says:
  "Bafta-winning documentary from the people behind One Day In September. Not as seminal as Love Actually, of course..."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Cruel Sea [DVD]
18.  The Cruel Sea [DVD] DVD ~ Jack Hawkins
The list author says:
  "Another classic British war movie..."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996]
19.  Trainspotting: The Definitive Edition [DTS] [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Ewan McGregor
The list author says:
  "Great 1990s comedy set in the drug world. The dead baby subplot is a bit irritating though..."
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From Russia With Love [DVD]
20.  From Russia With Love [DVD] DVD ~ Sean Connery
The list author says:
  "My favourite Bond-film & almost as good as North By North-West, which is the best Bond film when you think about it..."
3.97   Used & New from: 0.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

Me Without You [DVD] [2001]
21.  Me Without You [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Anna Friel
The list author says:
  "Perhaps this should have been a TV series like Our Friends in the North? Great soundtrack featuring The Cabs, The Mode & Cowboy Junkies...Michelle Williams: ohhhhhhh....."
5.98   Used & New from: 2.23
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Equus [VHS] [1977]
22.  Equus [VHS] [1977] VHS Richard Burton
The list author says:
  "They...horses,don't they?...Richard Burton and Jenny Agutter: does it get any better?"
1.99
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Brazil (1985) [VHS]
23.  Brazil (1985) [VHS] VHS Jonathan Pryce
The list author says:
  "1984 1/2. The best Terry Gilliam film. Fact."
6.95   Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Women in Love [VHS] [1969]
24.  Women in Love [VHS] [1969] VHS Alan Bates
The list author says:
  "Ken Russell's best adaptation of a D.H. Lawrence novel..."
10.99   Used & New from: 2.95
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Mike Leigh: Secrets And Lies, Life Is Sweet, Career Girls [DVD]
25.  Mike Leigh: Secrets And Lies, Life Is Sweet, Career Girls [DVD] DVD ~ Timothy Spall
The list author says:
  "The great Life is Sweet. The OK Secrets & Lies. & the patchy Career Girls. Still, the late Katrin Cartlidge is always worth watching..."
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