I was watching the movie ‘The Intern’ (would recommend, it’s very good!) and I had the idea to share with you, my top 5 all time favourite movies, in case any of you have some spare time on your hands!
Without further ado, let’s get this ball rolling;
5. Spirited Away
I first watched at the Sydney IMAX Theatre, on the big screen as part of a Film Festival, a couple of years back. I love Studio Ghibli as a company, my friends and I grew up watching My Neighbour Totoro & Kiki’s Delivery Service, so I already knew I was going to love this movie. Even though I have watched it many, many times since I first saw it, I always manage to pick up something new – maybe because I am getting older!
4. Harry Potter (The Whole Series)
I am sure all of you are not strangers to Harry Potter (if you are – sorry, but you’ve been living under a rock). I am such a lover of the first movie (I also love the third one – I love the prom scene). I wish I had the level of Hermoine’s confidence, and I think Emma Watson is one of the most influential women of the 21st century! If you haven’t seen Harry Potter – grab some popcorn, sit down with a bunch of friends and binge watch! J.K Rowling is also releasing a new script for her new play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” which will be available in bookstores!
3. Sixteen Candles
Molly Ringwald is my all time favourite actress, and my favourite member of the 80s “Rat Pack”, as they were called. Sixteen Candles is a ‘coming of age’ film dealing with all the issues of turning “sweet sixteen” – particularly centred around romance, dating and falling in love. One of my favourite ‘older’ films – a classic and a staple, in my eyes!
2. The Breakfast Club
Molly Ringwald at it again – this time, with the original, classic “Rat Pack” movie; The Breakfast Club *sings ‘Don’t You Forget About Me* such a momentous moment in the cinema world. The Breakfast Club is another ‘coming of age’ movie (the “Rat Pack” were cast typed, but it suited them well!). The acting is great, the songs are great, the storyline is great – go and watch it!
1. My Girl
Another ‘growing up’ genre, My Girl is one of the most heartbreaking and romantic movies that I have watched – about a neighbour who falls in love with her childhood best friend. I’ll leave it at that (I don’t want to spoil too much!) but pack some tissues, it always makes me sob. It is innocent with a touch of adult humour, bittersweet and heartfelt! One of my favourites.
There we go! My top 5 all time favourite movies! If you watch and/or love any of these movies – let me know in the comments (or on instagram…. or on twitter… or tumblr #shamelesspromo @elizabethandher)