Let’s review some recent facts. There are now so few totally original screenplays set to hit screens in 2014 that Total Film feel the need to brag about there being any at all. Sad, but not surprising; such is the nature of supply and demand, and the reality of what it takes to make studio…
We aren’t shouting the word LEGO, it’s just how it’s spelt dammit
What do you get when you mix a re-hashed 80s teen drama, a deeply unoriginal “fish outta water” scenario, yet more bloody buddy-cops and Channing “meat face” Tatum trying to be funny? A sparky, self-aware, genre-flipping and consistently entertaining comedy-action fest, where LOL veteran Jonah Hill takes a back seat to that bloke out of Dear John. Honestly, we’re as surprised as you are.
Based on the beloved 1978 children’s book by Judi and Ron Barrett, ‘Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs’ is a comical fantasy about one man’s pursuit of his dreams. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s computer-animated film is also a colourful morality tale about the gluttony of the west where bigger is apparently always better, especially when it comes to icecream