Today sees the release the long-awaited Absolutely Fabulous movie. For many US fans this won’t mean very much but to a lot of British TV viewers from the nineties, this will be music to their ears. Should it be though? Unfortunately for the … Continue reading Can British sitcoms make good movies?
No trailer had me more excited for a movie this year than the one for Paddington. This was a complete surprise as you can imagine because I’d never been a huge fan of the bear in the red hat and blue … Continue reading Paddington (2014) Review
If you are going to stretch what is essentially a sketch show character into a film that runs for about an hour and a half, you have to do a good job of fleshing out his story. Sketch show characters usually have one joke that keeps being repeated in different situations. To then try to take that popularity and make it last for over ninety minutes is ambitious and something I’ve only seen work a few times. Sacha Baron Cohen just about makes it work. Borat was brilliant because he took the character but put him in “real life” situations. He just about … Continue reading The Foot Fist Way (2006) Review