Movie Review: Private Benjamin (1980)

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan and Armand Assante Directed by: Howard Zieff When her husband dies on their wedding night, Judy impulsively decides to join the army after being convinced by the recruiter that it was the right thing to do. Judy soon realises that it may not have been the best decision to make. […]

Movie Review: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck and Jeffrey Jones Directed by: John Hughes Ferris Bueller is a senior in high school and has decided to take a sick day from school. He’s joined by his girlfriend and best friend as they seek an adventure despite his principal being highly skeptical and determined to prove Ferris is […]

Movie Review: Stir Crazy (1980)

Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor and JoBeth Williams Directed by: Sidney Poitier Skip and Harry decide to leave New York and head west but on their adventure they are framed for an armed bank robbery and sentenced to 125 years in prison. Finding it hard to adjust to their new surroundings, Skip is entered into […]

Movie Review: Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

Starring: Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford and Tracey E. Bregman Directed by: J. Lee Thompson It’s fast approaching Virginia’s birthday but in the build up to her big day her friends start mysteriously disappearing. It’s only when it’s the day of her birthday that the truth gets revealed and the whereabouts of her friends becomes […]

Movie Review: Brewster’s Millions (1985)

Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy and Lonette McKee Directed by: Walter Hill Montgomery Brewster, a minor league baseball pitcher has 30 days to spend 30 million dollars without accumulating any assets in order to inherit a further 300 million dollars from a relative he never knew he had. He’s unable to tell anybody about the […]