September 2019

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*contains spoilers Name: AmandaAge: 34 Occupation: Marketing and Comms Consultant Favourite Movie: The Sound of Music (1965)First Saw It: When I was really little on tv. I must have been five with my mum at home one night and it went for hours Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn and, of course,…

Read more My Cult Movie: “It was the gift that kept on giving…”

*contains spoilers Name: Maliah Age: 17 Occupation: High School Student Favourite Movie: 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) First Saw It: When I was about ten with my mum at home on DVD Starring: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Larisa Oleynik and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Plot: An overprotective father won’t let his younger daughter date unless…

Read more My Cult Movie: “I have seen this film about thirty times…”

*contains spoilers Name: JudiAge: 60Occupation: Public Servant Favourite Movie: Legally Blonde (2001) Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair and Matthew Davis. First Saw It: I don’t think I saw it at the movies, so it must have been on video cassette. Plot: A perky young woman goes to Harvard Law School to win her…

Read more My Cult Movie: “I like that it has shades of a revenge movie…”

*contains spoilers Arthur Miller’s one act play Some Kind of Love Story (1984) barely rates a mention in Timebends and I don’t think Miller considered it an important play. Like Norman Mailer’s Tough Guys Don’t Dance, it was apparently based on a real life case in a New England town. This time a teenager was…

Read more Marilyn’s Ghost in Arthur Miller’s The Misfits and Everybody Wins (Part Two)