The 80s produced many great things, leg warmers, the Rubik’s cube, the Walkman. No one can argue that 80s science fiction and fantasy movies were fantastic, possibly the best in over 40 years. So here is the definitive list of the top 100 sci-fi and fantasy movies of the 80s.
He is one of the best actors working today and our personal favourite here at Deathbyfilms. Here are his top 20 highest rated movies, based on the averaged IMDb score, Rotten Tomatoes and Letterboxd scores.
Josh Brolin has been acting for nearly 40 years and has a stellar filmography behind him. The last decade has seen his profile hit the stratosphere with one smash hit role after another. Here are his top 20 highest rated movies
We love Spielberg and wanted to do his fantastic career justice, so we took ratings from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes and Letterboxd to garner an average score… and here are the results. Enjoy.
Here at Deathbyfilms, we love a good war movie, so we deep-dived the interweb and came up with a complete list of the absolute best war films for your viewing pleasure. So fire up the AK and let’s get to it.
When it was first released in 1960, Psycho disgusted the critics and terrified cinema goers. It was called tasteless and amoral, plus its heroine died in the first 20 minutes. But Hitchcock’s film was mild compared with the real-life horror that inspired it…
The Making of Star Wars has been well documented, but these little seen comments by the people involved uncovers some little known facts about the world’s most famous movie. These are excerpts taken from between 1996 and 1998 gathered from multiple sources….enjoy!
Written and directed by a video store clerk, Produced by a ballet dancer, starring six swearing men in black, several gallons of coloured syrup and one severed ear: It’s the violent, indie heist film, rescued by Harvey Keitel, that saved cinema from itself. Read how Tarantino made Reservoir Dogs….
According to many critics ‘heart’ is not something the Coen brothers invest in their own motion pictures. If they have, it’s probably been broken, shot at or carved up. But what cannot be argued is that over the past 30+ years, Joel and Ethan Coen have consistently delivered some of the finest, most idiosyncratic, most genre-twisting movies to come out of America…
The Goonies is still loved 35 years after its initial release. Kids growing up with it in the eighties, have gone on to introduce it to their own children, so its fan base has grown and grown over the years. Although it is very much a product of the eighties, it’s still just as mesmerising and magical today as it was then, so how did Richard Donner and Steven Spielberg manage to make such a classic? Read on to find out…
Although Jaws has since been accepted as one of Steven Spielberg’s masterpieces, and for all the horror and tension the film exudes, there was just as much went on behind the camera in the making of Jaws.
The first director attached, Dick Richards, literally thought he was making Moby Dick, and when 27-year-old Spielberg came in to replace him, his youth and inexperience almost sank the film.
Everyone loves a sexy character on the big screen, but we aren’t talking about the actress, no. We’re talking about the actual fictional character in the movie.
So after spending a great many hours pouring over various films, searching for stimulating and sexy female candidates, we bring you the Top 50 Sexiest Female Movie Characters of All-time.
Robert De Niro is one of the most acclaimed actors ever to grace the screen, and his output is phenomenal, having 45 actors credits to his name over the last 20 years alone, So we crunched the data and ranked all of his movies to find you his top 20 best rated films…
With a drug-addled star, a spiralling budget and an unfinished script, there is more to the making of The Blues Brothers than you may think.
The Blues Brothers is a seminal film from 1980, a movie which manages to straddle genres like no other, combining comedy, music, action and crime. What you may not know, is that life for Jake and Elwood Blues started before the motion picture.