My Cult Movie

*contains spoilers Name: Bec. Age: 49 Occupation: Marketing and Communication Agency Owner Favourite Movie: The Blue Lagoon (1980) Starring: Christopher Atkins, Brooke Shields and Leo McKern First Saw It: I was ten and saw it at the movies but I don’t remember who I was with. Plot: A couple of children shipwrecked on a tropical…

Read more My Cult Movie: “I wanted Christopher Atkins as my boyfriend…”

* contains spoilers Name: CameronAge: 59 Occupation: Former Pay Clerk Favourite Movie: Psycho (1960) First Saw It: I was seventeen on tv at home Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin and Martin Balsam Plot: Director Alfred Hitchcock adapts the novel by Robert Bloch which was based on the life of killer Ed…

Read more My Cult Movie: “… It’s still got the power to shock”

*contains spoilers Name: PhilAge: 56 Occupation: Former Storeman Favourite Movie: Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1959)First Saw It: On television as a kid at home Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker and Thayer David. Plot: Based on Jules Verne’s 19th Century novel about a daring expedition to the centre of…

Read more My Cult Movie: “It’s the kind of thing I treasure in my memory…”

*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 Name: MikeAge: 76 Occupation: Retired Executive Favourite Movie: Last of the Mohicans (1992) Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Wes Studi, and Jodhi May First Saw it: At one of the large theatres in Leicester Square in London when it was first released. Plot: Sweeping fiction and love story set against the backdrop of…

Read more My Cult Movie: “…it was very sweeping and rugged…”