It’s not Mother’s Day in the UK for another two weeks, but if you’re seeing your dear old ma for the occasion and are stuck for ideas on what to put on the DVD player, I have a few suggestions.
It’s easy to get stuck – after all, family viewing is a minefield. I still remember from years ago my friend telling me in mortified tones about the time when she was watching Basic Instinct and her parents decided to watch it with her. I think all of them spent most of it staring at their feet, blushing furiously. I had better luck when I brought home Four Weddings and a Funeral, thinking it would be a nice, old-fashioned comedy. My mother walked out after the twentieth “f***”. Continue reading