All posts tagged Comedy

Review: Why Netflix’s ‘The Dragon Prince’ has no culture.

Netflix has just dropped season 1 of The Dragon Prince, a fantasy CGI animation from Aaron Ehasz, the head writer and director of the critically acclaimed Avatar: The last Airbender. […]

Exclusive Review of Shane Black’s ‘Predator’.

In 1987, Predator was released. Though not acclaimed at the time, it soon gained a strong fanbase and critical re-evaluation. Whilst one might initially dismiss it as a typical 80’s action […]

Exclusive review of Jeff Tomsic’s ‘TAG’.

Childhood nostalgia with an all-star cast… Released on the 14th of June, TAG follows a group of highly competitive friends who meet every May to play an aggressive rendition of the […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp: A light and refreshing entry to the MCU

It’s ironic that the 20th entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is not a grand epic crossover like Infinity War, but instead a sequel to Ant-Man; better remembered for Edgar […]

Mumma Mia, Here We Go Again, Another Sequel

Lead. The sequel to the 2008 smash hit has been widely anticipated, not just by ABBA lovers. News of Cher joining the cast only increased the expectations of fans and […]

Festival of Ideas for Curious Minds

Assuming that you are as uncultured as I am, you probably haven’t heard of the British Academy either. This beautifully historic institution is home to a fellowship of over 1,000 […]

Deadpool 2: Exciting and Aimless

To say that 2016’s Deadpool was a surprise success is an understatement. A first-time director, development hell, years of attempted executive meddling, a lead actor who had never been in […]

Game Night Review – Original and Inventive, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams’ Thrilling Comedy is no Trivial Pursuit

It’s uncommon that a comedy ticks all the boxes that we’d like these days. Baywatch was a headache-inducing beach burn. Fist Fight was a punch in the face, rather than a […]

Downsizing Review – Alexander Payne’s Surreal Sci-Fi Comedy Shrinks Under its Own Ambition

Director Alexander Payne’s Downsizing isn’t the first film to tackle the concept of physical reduction. Of course, the Rick Moranis fanatics among us – yes, you know who you are […]