Tag Archives: Comedy

Film Review – The Death of Stalin

Very loosely based on the political tumult following Stalin’s demise, Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin is a superb, darkly hilarious historical satire, and a must-see for Iannucci fans. Amid the chaos and paranoia after Stalin’s death in 1953 Soviet … Continue reading

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Film Review – Paddington 2

Every bit as good as it’s predecessor, Paddington 2 is an absolute blast for the entire family, and one of the best films I have seen this year. After the events of the first film, talking bear Paddington is happy … Continue reading

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Film Review – The Big Sick

Last night I finally managed to catch up with The Big Sick, a fact-based romantic comedy drama which hasn’t done great business (in the UK at least). This is a shame, since The Big Sick is funny, touching and even … Continue reading

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Film Reviews – Despicable Me 3/Cars 3

I recently caught up with a couple of family movie “threequels” – Cars 3 and Despicable Me 3. Since neither proved much to report home about, I am being lazy and dealing with both in the same review. In the … Continue reading

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