Comedy

Film of the Day 26/03/20 – Bugsy Malone (1976)

With our nations cinemas temporarily closed, and more of us spending our days at home. We are going to recommend a film we love each day to our readers. Our hand picked recommendations represent the very best in film from around the world. And each one is available right now on streaming services, DVD or Blu-ray. So settle back with …

Film of the Day 25/03/20 – Sixteen Candles (1984)

With our nations cinemas temporarily closed, and more of us spending our days at home. We are going to recommend a film we love each day to our readers. Our hand picked recommendations represent the very best in film from around the world. And each one is available right now on streaming services, DVD or Blu-ray. So settle back with …

Comic Book Movies – The Essential Collection

Ever since the 18th Century, comics, manga, cartoons and graphic novels have been a part of public storytelling. Taking us to new and existing worlds through art and words. While equally challenging political figures and institutions as they reflect and dissect our human journey. From Japan to Europe and the America’s the use of images in storytelling has a long …

My Left Nut (Review) – Lifting the curtain on teenage sexual health for boys

We all know that teenage boys are generally not good at talking about their own health. Creating a trait that often continues through to adult life. As men search for their own answers to possible health problems, long before consulting a doctor. Often only increasing undue worry and concern, that remains pent up and lacking in any emotional support. Therefore …

Now Available to Stream or Buy – Little Monsters

In a modern age of film and TV where zombie stories have sat front and centre in popular horror. Developing something new and inventive is not always easy. However, with Little Monsters Writer/Director Abe Forsythe manages to deliver something truly fresh and different. A relentlessly funny comic book tale of a slacker and a teacher fighting American created zombies at …

Appiness (Review) – A buddy comedy with a clear message on tech

This review is brought to you in partnership with Gravitas and Justin Cook PR How often have you sat in your mundane day job wondering about the all creative dreams you once had. Dreams that seem to have slipped through your fingers at every turn. But equally haunt every waking moment as you realise life is often a disappointing mix …

The Personal History of David Copperfield (Review) – Dickens classic finds a new voice

Placing Charles Dickens classic novel David Copperfield into the hands of Armando Iannucci (The Death of Stalin), may sound rather audacious. But Iannucci’s love of all things Dickens found itself highlighted back in 2012. With the fabulous BBC documentary ‘Armando’s Tale of Charles Dickens‘. In which the writer/director explored Dickens work with contemporary social eye. While equally focussing on the …

Sex Education (Season Two) – Oozing charm, humour and love from every pore

As season one drew to an end, Otis (Asa Butterfield) seemed to have finally overcome his own irrational fear of his penis. And as season two opens, it would be fair to say that Otis is making up for lost time. Whether it be in bed, behind a tree or in his mums car. His new found friend demands his …

The Shiny Shrimps (Review) – A heartwarming cocktail of humour and belonging

‘Les Crevettes Pailletées’ Inspired by the real life LGBTQ water polo team that debut director Cédric Le Gallo is a member of. While also transferring the directors real life experience into a fictional story of the sporting underdog. The Shiny Shrimps may not offer a completely unique cinematic experience, but does shine with both comedy and love. While equally bringing …

Home Alone – The Christmas Miracle

By late 1988 John Hughes had become one of the most powerful script writers and directors in Hollywood. His back catalogue of work including Train, Planes and Automobiles, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and The Breakfast Club to name but a few. However, unlike many other writers and directors, Hughes continued to plough his own unique journey through the Hollywood system. …