Review: The Big Short

"Where the fuck did that come from?" Yeah. There's a statement. One many of us thought or maybe even vocalised in 2007 when the world economy folded up like a deckchair as it became apparent that the banks had acted with such self-interest and short-sightedness that it seriously beggared belief. In hindsight why were we so … Continue reading Review: The Big Short

Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

There was a time, a time before Anchorman... But really, who wants to remember that time? Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's first movie about news-reading anarchy has enjoyed the kind of ripple-effect longevity that comedy filmmakers dream of. So it's easy to forget that, on release, the first Anchorman was not considered a success; the reviews were … Continue reading Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Review: The Other Guys

***originally written 3 October 2010*** The consistently funny American comedy movie is, really, pretty rare. There just aren't that many of them. There are a whole bunch that come close, or have one particular sequence that sticks in the mind (There's Something About Mary's dog-revival scene for instance), but very few seem to work all … Continue reading Review: The Other Guys