Lizzi's Top Ten Films
Lizzi's Top Ten Films
- Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare’s classic love story retold against the urban backdrop of Verona Beach. Families at war, revenge, life, love and death all feature in this film which maintains the original Elizabethan language. Well worth a watch.
- Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels - A crew of east-London gangsters lose all their money in a poker match, and now owe the most dangerous gangster this side of Moscow. An unfortunate trail of events leaves the boys with limited options and half a million pounds debt. A classic British film that is sure to make you laugh.
- Shakespeare in Love - Will Shakespeare has writers block and no muse, the theatres are shut from the plague and the Queen commands a new comedy. Will soon meets Viola, but the comedy soon turns to tragedy as fate would have it. The film ends with tears and a journey, but isn't to be missed.
- Stardust - The fairytale that won’t behave! Witches, kings, stars, lightning catchers, walls and hidden kingdoms all feature in this great film about a boy on a mission to find a fallen star.
- The Prince of Egypt - Incredible animated film telling the bible story of Moses. Beautifully made with some breathtaking animated scenes such as the parting of the sea. Featuring many famous voices and some great songs.
- March of the Penguins - This documentary follows the life of a group of Emperor Penguins in the Antarctic, showing their amazing journeys in the most inhospitable environment on earth. The outstanding piece of film-making is well worth a watch.
- 10 Things I hate about you - Classic chick-flick loosely based on the Taming of the Shrew. Set in an American high school, this story follows a group of youngsters through love and betrayal. Brilliant soundtrack too!
- Oceans Trilogy - A crew of con artists pull of a series of high-profile crimes in the most intricate manner. The three films don’t disappoint, and are brilliant to watch as an Oceans Marathon! Featuring storylines that will amaze you and a star studded cast, definitely not to be missed.
- Bride and Prejudice - The story of Pride and Prejudice - but set in India! This Bollywood flick is a great adaptation of Jane Austen’s story set in modern day Amritsar. Great songs, incredible dancing and loveable characters, a great combination of a western story in the heart of Asia.
- Knight’s Tale - A commoner claims noble status to compete in jousting competitions in the middle ages, and becomes the most respected knight in Europe. Winning both hearts and trophies all he’s missing is a real title! Great jousting action, brilliant soundtrack, laugh out loud comedy and fantastic characters all feature in ‘ye olde’ movie.