Category: Comedy

GRIMMFEST 2018: Anna and the Apocalypse

Year: 2018 Directed by: John McPhail Cast: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Marli Siu, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins Written by Sasha Hornby “What if High School Musical had zombies?” When Anna and the Apocalypse was first conceived, this was the pitch. 8 years later, this zom-com Christmas musical is taking the […]

REVIEW: Johnny English Strikes Again

Year: 2018 Directed by: David Kerr Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Olga Kurylenko, Charles Dance, Jake Lacy, Ben Miller, Adam James Written by Chris Gelderd This 2018 British comedy, the third installment in the Johnny English franchise, is directed by David Kerr and stars Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller, […]

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Year: 2018 Directed by: Susanna Fogel Starring: Mika Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Sam Heughan WRITTEN BY ELENA MORGAN Audrey (Mila Kunis) is down after being dumped and her best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon) is doing her best to cheer her up. That doesn’t go to plan when […]

The Festival

Year: 2018 Directed by: Iain Morris Cast: Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashaun, Claudia O’Doherty Written by Cameron Frew The Inbetweeners, the Channel 4 hit sitcom about a ragtag group of loveably crude schoolboys, very much captured the zeitgeist. So much so, it has become a rite of passage for each generation […]

Tag

Year: 2018 Directed by: Jeff Tomsic Starring: Jeremy Renner, John Hamm, Jake Johnson, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher WRITTEN BY ELENA MORGAN The true story of a group of friends who, for one month every year, continue playing the same game of tag they started when they […]

Ocean’s Eight

Year: 2018 Directed by: Gary Ross Starring:  Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Poulson, Awkwafina WRITTEN BY FIONA UNDERHILL The ‘all-female reboot’ has been a controversial trend in recent movies, none more so than ‘Ghostbusters’, a film which I loved, after […]

Set It Up

Year: 2018 Directed by: Claire Scanlon Starring: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Pete Davidson, Taye Diggs WRITTEN BY ELENA MORGAN Harper (Zoey Deutch) and Charlie (Glen Powell) are two stressed out assistants who each have a high maintenance boss, sports reporter Kristen (Lucy Liu) and business mogul Rick (Taye Diggs). […]

Life of the Party

Year: 2018 Director: Ben Falcone Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Matt Walsh, Molly Gordon, Maya Rudolph, Gillian Jacobs Written by Elena Morgan After her husband suddenly asks for a divorce, Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) decides to join her teenage daughter Maddie (Molly Gordon) at college so she can finally complete her […]