DVD review: “The Trip – Complete Movie Box Set”

"The Trip - Complete Movie Box Set" Drama/Comedy Created by: Michael Winterbottom, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Directed by: Michael Winterbottom Featuring: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Steve Coogan: "Originality is overrated." Released on DVD recently are the movie versions of all four series of the hit comedy "The Trip" featuring at its core actors …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “What men what” (2019)

“What men want” (2019) Comedy Running time: 117 minutes Written by: Tina Gordon, Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck Directed by: Adam Shankman Featuring: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Tracy Morgan Sister: “That's just Jasmine tea. If you don't count the weed, and the peyote, and the crack.” Recently released on DVD and Blu-ray is the …

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Trailer: “Zombieland: Double Tap” (2019)

Trailer: “Zombieland: Double Tap” (2019) Sony Pictures has premiered the first trailer for the long-awaited “Zombieland” sequel “Zombieland: Double Tap”. https://videopress.com/v/Xe7K9Cdg zombieland_double_tap_official_trailer_hd_keKm2JnEb-Y_1080p Director Ruben Fleischer (“Venom”) and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (“Deadpool”) are all returning for the project, as are stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin. The original followed …

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DVD review: “Swimming with men” (2018)

"Swimming with men" (2018) Drama/Comedy Running Time: 96 minutes Written by: Aschlin Ditta Directed by: Oliver Parker Featuring: Rob Brydon, Jane Horrocks, Rupert Graves, Daniel Mays, Thomas Turgoose, Jim Carter, Adeel Akhtar and Charlotte Riley Eric Scott:[Reading from the book of rules] "The first rule of swim club, don't talk about swim club." It’s remarkable the seeming ease that the British Film Industry is able to produce …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Fighting in the family” (2019)

“Fighting in the family” (2019) Comedy/Drama Running time: 108 minutes Written and directed by: Stephen Merchant Featuring:  Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Vince Vaughn, and Dwayne Johnson The Rock: “Paige, I myself have come from a wrestling family too. I know exactly what it means to you. But don't worry about being the next me. Be …

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Movie review: “Yesterday” (2019)

"Yesterday" (2019) Comedy/Romance/Musical Running time: 110 minutes Written by: Richard Curtis Directed by: Danny Boyle Featuring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran and Kate McKinnon Ellie Appleton: “Miracles happen all the time!” Jack Malik: “Like what?” Ellie Appleton: “Benedict Cumberbatch becoming a sex symbol!” Released into theatres this week is the Richard Curtis penned “Yesterday” (2019) which on …

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DVD review: “Delicious: Series Three” (2019)

"Delicious: Series Three" (2019) TV Series/Drama/Comedy Episodes: Eight Created by: Dan Sefton Featuring: Dawn French, Emilia Fox, Iain Glen, Sheila Hancock Dawn French: “This is Cornwall – there are no secrets.” These days cooking and comedy go together so well that it’s easy to forget when shows about cooking were relegated to Saturday and Sunday …

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DVD review: “Destination Wedding” (2018) 

"Destination Wedding" (2018)  Comedy Running Time: 85 minutes Written and Directed by: Victor Levin Featuring: Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves Lindsay:"Why didn't we meet seven years ago?" Frank:"Just lucky I guess." "Destination Wedding" (2018) released this month on DVD is an unusual movie, a romantic comedy featuring two stars of the past reunited onscreen after twenty years, last …

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DVD review: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Seasons One & Two” (2015-2019)

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt  Seasons One & Two" (2015-2019)  Comedy 26 Episodes Created by: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock Featuring: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kaneand Jane Krakowski  Kimmy Schmidt:"And you are gonna sing at the Grammys with Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson!"  Titus Andromedon:"Bad examples, but yes!" This month sees the release onto DVD of the hit Netflix comedy series "Unbreakable …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Night School” (2018)

"Night School" (2018)  Comedy Running Time: 111 minutes Written by: Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells, Matt Kellard, Nicholas Stoller and John Hamburg Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee Featuring:  Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Romany Malco, Taran Killam, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Al Madrigal, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Keith David, Anne Winters, Fat Joe, Ben Schwartz, Yvonne Orji and Bresha Webb Mila: "Aren't you a little old to be a pop-star?" Luis:"Aren't you …

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DVD/Blu-ray review: “Feel Pretty” (2018)

"Feel Pretty" (2018) Comedy Running Time: 110 minutes Written & Directed by: Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein Featuring:  Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski, Rory Scovel, Aidy Bryant, Busy Philipps, Tom Hopper, Naomi Campbell and Lauren Hutton Renee Bennett: "I can eat whatever I want and still look like this." There are some movies that may sound like a good idea on paper or in …

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DVD review: “The Death of Stalin” (2017)

"The Death of Stalin" (2017) Comedy/Drama Written by: Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin & Peter Fellows Directed by: Armando Iannucci Featuring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough and Jeffrey Tambor Vasily Stalin: I know the drill. Smile, shake hands and try not to call them cunts.  This week sees the release of a …

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DVD review: “Game Night” (2018)

“Game Night" (2018) Comedy Running Time: 110  minutes Written by: Mark Perez Directed by: John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Featuring:   Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall and Kyle Chandler Annie: [as Annie is playing with a fake gun, she quotes Pulp Fiction] "Any of you fucking pricks move, I'm gonna execute every motherfucking …

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Movie review: “Tag” (2018)

"Crooked House"  (2018) Comedy Running Time: 95 minutes Written by: Rob McKittrick & Mark Steilen Directed by:  Jeff Tomsic Featuring: Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Annabelle Wallis, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Rashida Jones, Jon Hamm, Leslie Bibb, Jeremy Renner Sable: "What's the difference between Episcopalian and Lutheran?" Randy: "Episcopalians don't eat fish." Sable: "That's... pescatarian, that's... not a religion." Randy: "They're …

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Film review: “Game Night” (2018)

“Game Night" (2018) Comedy Running Time: 110  minutes Written by: Mark Perez Directed by: John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Featuring:   Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall and Kyle Chandler Annie: [as Annie is playing with a fake gun, she quotes Pulp Fiction] "Any of you fucking pricks move, I'm gonna execute every motherfucking …

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Blu-ray review: “Why Him?” (2016)

“Why Him?” (2016) Comedy Running Time: 111 minutes Written & Directed by:  John Hamburg Featuring: James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck and Keegan-Michael Key Laird Mayhew: “Motherfucking *Fleming's* are in the house! YES!” Ned Fleming: “Oh my God.” This new James Franco/Bryan Cranston comedy is a riff on the classic drama “Guess who’s coming to dinner” (1967), they …

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