God Bless America. God Bless America, because no other country in the world would have the required ingenuity, bombast and lackadaisical attitude towards historical study than the Americans, leaving them to invent possibly the greatest show of all time – Deadliest Warrior.
In 2001, Pixar took us behind the scenes to reveal the truth about those monsters in our closets. Central to the success of this story was the relationship between best friends Mike Wazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) and James P. Sullivan (brought to life by John Goodman). It is to this steadfast friendship that we…
When The Hangover took the box office by surprise way back in 2009 (was it really only 4 years ago?) most people were suitably impressed. It wasn’t particularly original, nor did it have uniquely memorable jokes, but it was fine enough in a period devoid of any other notable comedies. It gave us Zach Galifanakis, who we were all certain would go on and wow to world with his revolutionary brand of comedy. It gave us Bradley Cooper, now an Academy Award-nominated actor. It gave us hope that comedy film-making in general would learn that true comedy comes from reining the more colourful actors in and focusing on the straight man.
Why can’t all universities be like this one?
Impressive cast, great music, vintage clothes – can the Coens do no wrong? Oh… there’s JT.