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Review – Holmes and Watson

The 2018 Holmes and Watson is a masterclass in ill considered, poorly executed and misconstrued comedy that is remarkably far from funny. Classic comedy partnerships has always been a part of modern cinema and Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly’s partnership films of Talladege Nights : The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), and Step Brothers (2008) set them on the

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Review – Date Night

We head back to 2010 for this review of the Shaun Levy directed Date Night. Written by Josh Klausner, the film was also produced by Levy and Tom McNulty. Phil and Claire Foster are a married couple, with two children, and the very definition of suburban living. Phil is a tax accountant and Claire is a real estate agent.  They

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Review : The House

In the directorial debut of Andrew J. Cohen (previously wrote Neighbours and Neighbours 2),  the new film starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler is The House, which Cohen also co-writes with Brendan O’Brien. The film sees Poehler and Ferrell as Scott and Kate Johansen, dutiful parents of soon to be university student Alex (Ryan Simpkins). When their local town cancels

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Review – The Big Sick

I’ve been pondering something for a while. And it’s likely going to become a blog of its own at some point. Essentially its this – I think the ‘Rom-Com’ is due a come back. Thats not to say that they aren’t out there now, but just we’ve moved from the ‘Nora Ephron era of the late 1980’s – early 90’s

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Review – Lego Batman

We’re back off to the Lego Universe now for the review of the Lego Batman film that is currently out in the cinema. The second Lego film to have come out after 2014’s The Lego Movie, Chris McKay (who was an animation director on the 2014 film) now takes on his full directorial debut. The screenplay is by a number

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