Reviewed: The Way Way Back (2013)

When I first heard about a little film called The Descendants, I was kind of excited due to Alexander Payne helming the ship. He’s responsible for bringing a handful of gems to the screen (Sideways, About Schmidt, Election), each one toting a touch of melancholy with it in a way that balances the humour and gives it (at least for […]

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Reviewed: Date Night (2010)

After a short yet intense bout of 30 Rock fever, I found myself in need of another Tina Fey fix which led me to revisit this older title featuring Steve Carrell and herself. It’s by no means an amazing film and to be honest, one of the best lines is an ad-libbed outtake which features […]

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Reviewed: Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Hotel Transylvania. A cartoon family movie with Adam Sandler starring as Dracula – what’s to like about that? …Quite a lot, actually. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexters’ Lab, Samurai Jack) and a screenplay by Peter Smigel (Saturday Night Live) and Peter Baynham (Borat, I’m Alan Partridge, Arthur Christmas), this film is pleasantly surprising. I’m quite a […]

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