Articles Posted in the " Comedy " Category

  • Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Remember Keaton in Batman? Sure you do; that pouting mouth, those ridiculous eyebrows, the dull-eyed ebb of all artistic integrity, draining, bitterly slow, as soul is traded for merchandising opportunity. Oh, not that last one? You sure? Then that sounds like a job for Super-Existentialist-Man!




  • Fading Gigolo

    If you watched Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo and thought “Hey, this is a great concept that could really work if it was done in a more realistic way and the humour was more sophisticated,” then good news!




  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    We’re at the point now where, to a certain extent, we know what to expect from Wes Anderson. A charming screenplay, delightful production design, exquisitely composed cinamatography, and a barrel of actors we all wish we could take out for gin. The Grand Budapest Hotel delivers on all counts, as we knew it would, but…



  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

    Nine years after it came out and forty-odd years after it was set, Anchorman has lost none of its genius. Far and away the finest film in the admittedly patchy Frat Pack canon, it immortalised Will Ferrell’s supercilious, scotch-loving and blisteringly funny Ron Burgundy and gold-plated the careers of not a few other actors. And…