TRUE LIES
1994, 20th Century Fox, 141 min, USA, Dir: James Cameron

Director James Cameron reunites with TERMINATOR star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who leads a double life as Harry Tasker, a secret agent masquerading as a computer salesman, in this crowd-pleasing action film. Wife Jamie Lee Curtis has no idea she’s married to a James Bond-esque operative, and looks to used car salesman Bill Paxton to add some excitement to her life; she gets more than she bargained for when Harry takes on a Palestinian terrorist group. With Tom Arnold, Tia Carrere and Charlton Heston.


A FISH CALLED WANDA
1988, Park Circus/MGM, 108 min, USA/UK, Dir: Charles Crichton

A tale of murder, lust, greed, revenge and seafood. It’s the Ealing Studios meets Monty Python and one of the funniest films ever made. Ealing great Charles Crichton (THE LAVENDER HILL MOB) directs John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin (“Don't call me stupid.”) Kline in his Oscar-winning performance. The best slapstick comedy this side of the Marx Brothers. A movie that manages to be smart, dumb and mean all at the same time.


PROM NIGHT
1980, AVCO Embassy, 89 min, USA, Dir: Paul Lynch

A group of kids complicit in a horrible accident find themselves being picked off one by one years later on the night of their prom; among them is scream queen Jamie Lee Curtis, fresh off of HALLOWEEN and THE FOG. Leslie Nielsen appears as Jamie's dad in this quintessential ’70s slasher, one of the most enduring horror films to come out of the Canadian tax shelter era - and certainly the one with the grooviest disco soundtrack!


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