Six Of The Best: Films With Dogs

Man’s best friend. An undeniable source of loyalty, support and internet memes. Yes, we’ve been keeping canines as pets or, in fact, worshipping them as far back as ancient Aztec civilisations and Gr...

Snake Outta Compton – Review

Sometimes you just have to go with it. Even with the publicity for Snake Outta Compton you get the sense that the film knows exactly what it is. There is no pretence of high ambitions, just the chanc...

Destination: Dewsbury – Trailer

Coming soon to Showcase cinemas is the new British comedy Destination: Dewsbury. Back in the 80s, five inseparable friends cause ruckus in their schooldays. Twenty years on and they’ve got jobs...
Tag

Tag

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” This George Bernard Shaw quote is wrongly attributed to Benjamin Franklin throughout the true story of Tag; the light...
Four Lions

Four Lions

Comedy is not only subjective, it’s often a product of time. Humour ages quickly, even something that seems as harmless as Friends has fallen foul of the social media Witchfinder Generals as new audi...

Starcache

For first time writer and directors there is a rule of thumb that states that you should write what you know. To make a personal project work it helps that you have a good understanding of it and a r...
Paul Rudd

Six Of The Best: Paul Rudd

It’s strange to think that it has been over twenty years since Paul Rudd burst into public consciousness in 1995’s Clueless – not least because he barely appears to have aged. Rudd has carved out a c...

Six of the Best: Films Turning Twenty

In a bid to make most of us feel positively mummified, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at six film that are twenty years old in 2018. There were so many happy memories to choose from...
Daddy's Home 2

Daddy’s Home 2

I’m really glad I didn’t read any of the reviews for Daddy’s Home 2 before I went to see it. I don’t think a single critic has had anything remotely positive to say about it, which is a shame because...
Office Christmas Party

Office Christmas Party

After the disappointment that was last year’s Bad Santa 2, Office Christmas Party looked to bring some laughs accompanied with the Christmas cheer. The initial trailer didn’t do much for me and...