Tagged with comedy

[Bea’s Reviews] Big Trouble In Little China [1986]

[Bea’s Reviews] Big Trouble In Little China [1986]

“When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, and he looks you crooked in the eye and he asks you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol’ Jack Burton always says at a time like that: ‘Have ya paid your dues, Jack?’ ‘Yessir, the check is in the mail.’ Continue reading

[Video Review] Get Hard (2015) by Bede Jermyn

[Video Review] Get Hard (2015) by Bede Jermyn

Dir: Etan Cohen Starring: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, Edwina Findley, Craig T. Nelson. IMDb Synopsis: When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.  My rating: – Bede Jermyn

[Bea’s Reviews] American Psycho [2000]

[Bea’s Reviews] American Psycho [2000]

Morality, goodness and the people are expendable. Greed, artifice and accessories are everything. Shocking, culturally impacting and hits very close to home, Mary Harron’s ‘American Psycho’ is a horrific comedy of manners that never flinches from taking off the glove and slapping pretentious, alpha dog driven and ‘me-me-me’ yuppie culture square across the face with … Continue reading

DVD Review: Cheap Thrills (2013) [R18]

DVD Review: Cheap Thrills (2013) [R18]

Dir: E.L. Katz Starring: Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner The Film: What would you do for guaranteed money? Just how far is too far? These are just some of the questions set before us in the debut feature from E.L. Katz. This horror, thriller and dark comedy goes to some very dark … Continue reading

[Review] Chef (2014)

[Review] Chef (2014)

Jon Favreau is a name that is now most closely associated with IRON MAN having directed and acted in the first two films. He did start off his career as an actor and made the transition into filmmaker. With CHEF he takes on the role of star, writer and director, and with all his experience … Continue reading

[Review] Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

[Review] Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

After the successful rebirth of THE MUPPETS with the 2011 film, a sequel has naturally made its way to us in the form of MUPPETS MOST WANTED. The Muppets are indeed back, winning over new fans and pleasing the old ones. This new film definitely has the old Muppet feel, with a flavour to attract … Continue reading

[Review] The Lego Movie (2014)

[Review] The Lego Movie (2014)

My childhood consisted of making Lego, my mother would buy me some epic sets with Castles and I would have a blast building them or just making my own creations and collecting the figures. Lego isn’t something we just grow out of, even now I enjoy building Lego and sharing my love of that with … Continue reading

[Review] Cuban Fury (2014)

[Review] Cuban Fury (2014)

CUBAN FURY – Real Men Dance! This is the tagline for this salsa infused comedy, complete with a dancing Nick Frost in one of his first lead roles. Our film here follows Bruce Garrett (played by Frost) who as a youngster was a Champion Salsa dancer, the boy with fire in his feet. However he … Continue reading

[Review] Last Vegas (2013)

[Review] Last Vegas (2013)

The appeal right off the bat with LAST VEGAS is seeing four talented and classic actors in the one film together. We have Michael Douglas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline together for the first time, that gimmick alone gets attention. But can a gimmick make a good film? Should it make a good … Continue reading