Phil’s Quick Review’s 100 Best Films… #75-51

Phil’s Quick Review’s 100 Best Films… #75-51

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Part two of our run down of Phil’s Quick Review’s 100 Best Films as chosen by a select team of hosts, podcasters, fans and writers from Ross And Phil Talk Movies, The Smoking Lamb Podcast, Filmsploitation and the Phil’s Quick Review Facebook group.

So here’s numbers 75-51…




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Phil’s Top 5… British Films

Phil’s Top 5… British Films

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In a new semi-regular feature each week Phil takes a lookout a different movie related Top Five… this time out: British Films!

NB: Okay this will be British as in made in Britain, by a British director and a mostly British cast.  They MAY be funded by Americans or have American producers but they are at their core British!


Close but no cigar: Withnail & I, Dr No, Monty Pythons and The Holy Grail, The Full Monty


5 – Get Carter
THE revenge film, even all these years later, few films top the pure class of Michael Caine and Get Carter.

4 – Four Weddings & A Funeral
Four Weddings gave us the renaissance of British films, it gave us Hugh Grant, cemented Richard Curtis as one of the best comedy writers in the world and delivered the best opening scene in comedy history.  Oh and it made grown men cry.

3 – 28 Days Later
Best Zombie film (that’s not a zombie film obviously), 28 Days Later is a stand out of British and horror cinema.  Raw, violent and visceral 28 Day’s Later delivers time and time again on repeat viewing.

2 – Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels
Lock, Stock is for me the best directorial debut of ANY filmmaker ever.  Bold claim I know but seriously when was the last time you watched this film?  Even twenty years on it’s still class and, as was typical of the decade, a killer soundtrack to boot.  A million film tried to copy it but none bettered.

1 – Trainspotting
The style, the direction, the cast, the marketing, the soundtrack and probably at least another fifty reasons if you looked hard enough, Transpotting is just one of the best films of all time period, let alone British films.  It’s no easy watch but it stands as a masterclass in adapting an “unfilmable” book.



Filmsploitation’s 100 Best Films… #75-51

Filmsploitation’s 100 Best Films… #75-51


Part Two of our run down of Filmsploitation’s 100 Best Films as chosen by a select team of hosts, podcasters, fans and writers from All Things Film, Filmsploitation and the Filmsploitation Facebook group.

So here’s numbers 75-51…


Blog: All Things Film – Filmsploitation Podcast Cult Movies

Blog: All Things Film – Filmsploitation Podcast Cult Movies


So as we approach the 3 year anniversary of the Filmsploitation Podcast, we’re taking a look back over some of the history of the Podcast and how it’s changed.  For the first 40 or so Podcasts from Filmsploitation, our guest host got to pick the weeks Cult Film.  From the classic to the obscure, the popular to the never seen, here we present a list of each and ever one of them.

In our eyes all must see movies…

No they are. Really.  See them now.  NOW we tell you. Now.

So how many have you seen?

For more check out the IMDB, Youtube or where possible pick up a copy from Amazon or the like.

Episode #041: Deliverance

Episode #040: Ed Wood

Episode #039: Lost Boys 

Episode #037: Alien

Episode #036: Withnail & I

Episode #035: A Fish Called Wanda

Episode #034: Glen Gary Glen Ross 

Episode #032: Sleepaway Camp

Episode #031: Heathers

Episode #029: Adventures Of Ford Fairlane 

Episode #027: Bloodsport

Episode #026: True Romance

Episode #025: Labyrinth

Episode #023: Twin Peaks

Episode #022: Prince Of Darkness

Episode #021:  The Toxic Avenger

Episode #020: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Episode #019: The Blues Brothers

Episode #018: The Hidden

Episode #017: From Dusk Till Dawn

Episode #016: Repo Man

Episode #015: The Sentinel

Episode #012: Lady Hawke

Episode #011: Gymkata

Episode #010: The Warriors

Episode #008: The Cannonball Run

Episode #007: The Princess Bride

Episode #006: Tremors

Episode #005: Do The Right Thing

Episode #004: Dellamorte Dellamore

Episode #003: The Stuff

Episode #002: They Live

Episode #001: Never Too Young To Die

Author: Phil Hobden