It’s Best Friends Day: Here Are 5 Movies You Need To Watch With Your BF
Pizza? Check. Wine? Check. Movies? Check. Celebrate Best Friends Day with the ultimate girls’ night in: read on for our list of the best films about friendship. Oh, and the popcorn is on us! Look out for your free gourmet pack of caramel and sea salt popcorn from Joe and Seph’s – it’s handmade in England using 100% natural ingredients and is a registered Fairtrade product.
Romy + Michelle’s High School Reunion
Your high school reunion is coming up and it’s your time to shine. The only problem: you haven’t achieved all that much. Not a problem for Romy and Michelle, who decide to fake it ’til they make it. Starring Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino, the movie shows that being true to yourself is the only thing that matters in the end. All together now: awww.
Nothing brings you closer to your friends than suffering from a bout of extreme food poisoning in front of them. Co-written by Saturday Night Live’s Kristen Wiig, the movie was a critical and box office success – showing Hollywood that women are a driving force in the traditionally male-dominated film industry.
This drama about female friendships and race has won numerous Oscars. As black maids Aibileen and Minny support each other through life in 60s America – a time when racism is prevalent and the Civil Rights movement is yet to explode – aspiring journalist Skeeter decides to record their story, exposing the inequality embedded into society.
This 90s classic coming-of-age comedy is loosely based on Jane Austen’s Emma. Following the friendship of Cher and Dionne as they take the ‘tragically unhip’ new girl Tai under their wing, the girls navigate the trials of teenage life at Beverly Hills High.
You know all the words and you argue about who gets to be Rizzo (because, let’s face it, Sandy is totally over-rated.) This musical-comedy first hit screens in 1978, but the plot is just as relevant as ever.