Category Archives: Guilty Pleasures

For One Night Only | Catch the sleazy 1980s slasher, Pieces, tonight in East London

After their hilarious screening of Mega Pirahna (out on DVD on 9 August, by the way), The Alibi Film Club in Dalston, East London is showing the underground 1982 horror classic, Pieces. This sleazy Spanish slasher sees Hollywood husband and … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures | Valentine’s Day

Okay, so Ashton Kutcher’s a very cute LA florist who proposes to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day then whips off to work in his beaten-up pink truck in a haze of euphoria when she says a rather surprised Yes! Actually, … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures | The Man with the Golden Gun – As embarrassing as a beige BHS cardi?

When The Man with the Golden Gun is good, it’s very, very good. But when it’s bad, it’s still not as bad as Die Another Day. Or A View to a Kill. Or Moonraker. Or Licence to Kill. Or Quantum … Continue reading

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Speaker’s Corner | Julie Tese reveals why White Palace is her Guilty Pleasure

My tatty old video of White Palace is dated 1990, the year the film came out. Nearly twenty years old; but the theme provides the same guilty pleasure now as it did then – older woman wowing much younger guy … Continue reading

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The Guilty Pleasure Dome | Pretty Woman

First off, I’m going to fess up and say that Pretty Woman has to qualify as the ultimate guilty pleasure for a card-carrying feminist like myself. (Oh, all right, I don’t actually have a card but you get my drift). Basically, what … Continue reading

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Heidi’s Guilty Pleasure-Dome | Baz Luhrmann’s Australia

Welcome to the guilty pleasure-dome here on Movie Talk where I’m going to be waxing lyrical from time to time on some of those movies that you love but perceived wisdom says you shouldn’t. Critics hate them, but punters love … Continue reading

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