This week we went to see the Comedy-Thriller ‘A Simple Favor’ the first film for director Paul Feig since he received all the grief he got over his female-led ‘Ghostbusters’ a film we enjoyed a lot. Based on the book of the same name by Darcey Bell, which we haven't read but feel we need to check out now, you can buy it here: The film centres on a single mother, … [Read more...]
We Swap Movie Night For A ‘Game Night’ With Jason Bateman
This week cinema trip saw us watch Game Night from the directing team of Daley & Goldstein, who also made the reboot of the National Lampoon Vacation series. We were drawn to this horror comedy due to its impressive cast of Rachel McAdams; Jason Bateman; Kyle Chandler; Danny Huston; Jesse Plemons; Billy Magnussen & TV favourites Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) & … [Read more...]
Does Mighty Boosh Julian Give Us A Mighty Film in Mindhorn?
This week we finally got to see Mindhorn, a British film we had hoped to see at the cinema but did not get a release at our local venue. Now available to stream and own, we hoped this Comedy starring Julian Barratt, who we love as Howard Moon in The Mighty Boosh would provide some good laughs. The film tells the story of a struggling actor Richard Thorncroft (played by … [Read more...]
Can A Little Evil From Netflix Bring Us A Lot Of Joy?
We watched Little Evil this week, which arrived directly to Netflix. We thought the trailer looked enjoyable but what really made us keen to watch this film is that it came from Eli Craig, the Writer/Director of one of our favourite horror comedies of recent years; Tucker and Dale vs Evil. Now we find the best way to describe this film is a cross between the Omen and comedy … [Read more...]
Does The Hitman’s Bodguard Shoot to Film Greatness?
Our film choice this week was The Hitman’s Bodyguard, an action comedy which stars Samuel L Jackson and Ryan Reynolds (who we had already seen in great films this year, Samuel in Kong: Skull Island and Ryan in Life, so hoping for more of the same). We first became aware of it when it released an excellent parody poster of the Kevin Costner/Whitney Houston smash The … [Read more...]