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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 paper must have seemed like […]

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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 afternoons with Julia Childs and […]

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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 appearing together in “The Private Lives […]

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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 Kimmy Schmidt” (2015-2019) that as well […]

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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 a little young to die?” […]

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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 a pitch, but end up […]

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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 bit of an enigmatic film, […]

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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 last one of you!” There […]

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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 all fanatics, I don’t know.” […]

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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 last one of you!” There […]

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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 star as the titular warring […]