Comedy

Silver Linings Playbook – Review

Silver Linings Playbook – Review

Every now and then you stumble across a cinematic diamond in amongst a month of duds that gives you faith in cinema again. During the month of November 2012, the movie that proved itself superior to the rest was Silver Linings Playbook. Starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell’s dramedy...

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Review: Ross Noble’s Nonsensory Overload

Review: Ross Noble’s Nonsensory Overload

With his limitless imagination and hilarious spontaneity on stage, Ross Noble has established himself as one of the best-loved comedians in Britain. His show includes anything that pops into his head, so you never know what's going to happen next. But one thing is for certain - his latest DVD, Nonsensory...

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Stitches – Review

Stitches – Review

With their big smiles, oversized shoes and red squeaky noses, what could possibly be scary about clowns? Well think again, because Stitches combines gory deaths with gags and giggles in a hilarious black comedy. It's safe to say that Stitches isn't for the faint hearted. The humorous horror - directed...

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Untouchable – Review

Untouchable – Review

A story this enjoyably touching does not come around often, especially one with such a unique and classy style of humour. Untouchable takes a potentially uncomfortable subject and turns it into a celebration of the good things in life and the strength of friendship. It has overtaken Amélie in the global box...

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Magic Mike – Review

Magic Mike – Review

What's your first thought of exotic dancer movies? If the word sleazy entered your head, you're with the 99 percent. Magic Mike has all of the ingredients you'd expect from this type of film; sex, drugs, girls. Except this time it's a fun affair, where women ogle men for a change. Oh yes, the strippers are...

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Your Sister’s Sister – Review

Your Sister’s Sister – Review

In the age of the sequel, threequel and prequel, Hollywood is deliberately veering away from original ideas. So it's no wonder this reviewer was keen to delve into indie territory. Luckily Your Sister's Sister was exactly what I was looking for; a film that should have been like any other, and yet managed to be...

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Rock Of Ages – Review

Rock Of Ages – Review

Rock of Ages is the ultimate guilty pleasure for those who adore Eighties rock 'n' roll. It may be cheesier than a Gorgonzola pizza and camper than Freddie Mercury in sparkly spandex pyjamas, one thing is for sure - you will come away smiling and uplifted. Rock of Ages - based on the West End musical...

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The Five-Year Engagement – Review

The Five-Year Engagement – Review

The Five-Year Engagement is your standard, funny 124 minutes that entertains all the way through, without being too taxing. Jason Segel is on his usual good form as Tom, the nice guy who just wants to marry the girl. Emily Blunt plays the girl, a high-flying career-type who wants the guy but also the...

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Moonrise Kingdom – Review

Moonrise Kingdom – Review

We might have wised-up to Wes Anderson's own particular brand of on-screen whimsy, but there's more to be found within is latest offering, Moonrise Kingdom, which side-steps pretension to reveal a sweet and simple love story. Rarely is a director's most recent release compared quite so fervidly to his...

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God Bless America – Review

God Bless America – Review

God Bless America is not for the faint-hearted. It is however, for those who appreciate an insightful satire on today's world, especially the mass-consumption of America. Directed by comedian/writer/producer Bobcat Goldthwait, it comes wrapped up in a generous helping of comedy that will make you laugh in spite...

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