Bad Teacher director takes over easy-to-make-amusing-headlines-about-titled comedy
Oh my shit, it’s April! And it’s brought along not only Fools’ Days, sweet spring showers and the prospect of some chinless wonder marrying a Sloane, but also a batch of fresh and steaming new films – some promising, others less so. Stick around as we sift through this month’s cinematic offerings week by week and separate the fresh fish (FRESH FISH, Glen Coco!) from the distinctly murky tuna salad…
With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon lining up to take a turn in X-Men: First Class, we’re beginning to feel exceedingly spoilt. And now, according to the latest developments, actress Rose Byrne will also be singing in the mutant chorus; playing brain-box Moira Mactaggert.
Get Him To The Greek foolishly promotes a supporting player – Russell Brand’s egotistical rock star Aldous Snow from the 2008 relationship comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall – to centre stage in his own film. You can have too much of a good thing and we have our fill of Aldous’s sexist outbursts well before the first hour.