Leslie Mann

Film Review: Blithe Spirit is one visitor you’ll be summoning the Gods to return to its resting space

April 3, 2021

So much of Blithe Spirit‘s ingredients point to signs of a tasty meal, and yet one can’t help but feel entirely ready to return this flavourless chaff to the kitchen within minutes of its arrival. Adapted from Noel Coward‘s 1941 play and boasting the appealing quartet of Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann, Isla Fisher and Judi […]

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Film Review: The Croods: A New Age is a cheerful slice of family entertainment

December 17, 2020

Given that it’s been 7 years since the first Croods movie was released, the original target audience are all likely scattered across primary and high school now. ¬†But displaying the sense that it honestly doesn’t care about this statistic, The Croods: A New Age delights all the same, and very much presents itself as its […]

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Film Review: Blockers (USA, 2018) is a hilarious and heartwarming piece of work

March 26, 2018

2018’s anticipated teen comedy¬†Blockers is helmed by a lot of “first-timers”.¬†Making her directorial debut is¬†¬†Kay Cannon,¬†mainly known as a scriptwriter for the successful Pitch Perfect films as well as the TV series 30 Rock. And then¬†newcomers¬†Jim and Brian Kehoe have made their¬†film screenwriting debut. This can often spell disaster for a teen comedy – so […]

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DVD Review: How to be Single (M) (USA, 2016)

May 30, 2016

Given the combined creative genius of writers (Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein, Dana Fox) who co-wrote this screenplay, one would have expected to strap themselves in for a solid, heart wrenching, feel good romp with How to be Single. However not all rom-coms are created equal and this would be sure fire winner, boosted by the […]

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