Category: comedy

REVIEW: Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Johannes "Jojo" Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) is an enthused 10 year-old member of the Hitler Youth; so dedicated to the Nazi cause that he has Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi) for an imaginary friend and dreams of showing enough bravery to defend Germany on the front lines. When he discovers his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding ...

REVIEW: The Art of Self-Defense (2019)

Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) is assaulted on the street and grows fearful of his everyday life. To regain control of his courage, he enlists in a local martial arts dojo - only to find its sensei (Allesandro Nivola) governing more and more of his life. The Art of Self-Defense is an absurd comedy written and directed by ...

REVIEW: Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)

It is a decade after we last saw the pseudonymous zombie outbreak survivor Colombus (Jesse Eisenberg) and his travelling companions. Man-child Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) is busy appointing himself President of the United States. Columbus and Wichita (Emma Stone) are settling uncomfortably into a long-term relationship. Little Rock (Abigail Breslin), now a young adult, is craving ...

REVIEW: Wild Berries (2003)

In suburban Tokyo, the seemingly idyllic Akechi family self-destructs. Daughter Tomoko (Miho Tsumiki) stresses over introducing her new boyfriend to the family. Son Shuji (Hiroyuki Miyasako) is a thief, long ostracized from his parents. Mother (Naoko Otani) is slowly going homicidal over caring full-time for her demented father-in-law. And Father (Sei Hiraizumi), seemingly an upper-ranking ...

REVIEW: Collective Invention (2015)

A medical experiment goes disastrously awry, transforming one of its human subjects (Lee Kwang-soo) into a mutated half-man half-fish. When he goes to his ex-girlfriend (Park Bo-young) for help, she instead leaks his appearance onto the Internet and sells him out to the pharmaceutical corporation that caused his mutation. While Korea goes fish-man mad, an ...

REVIEW: Death in Brunswick (1990)

Carl Fitzgerald (Sam Neill) is a lifelong underachiever who takes a job as a chef in a Melbourne nightclub. There he meets and falls for bartender Sophie (Zoe Carides), and falls under the suspicious eye of club bouncer Laurie (Boris Brkic). When a drug-dealing co-worker is killed with Carl's unwilling involvement, his attempts to avoid ...

REVIEW: Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)

Did you ever see Are You Being Served?, a 1977 feature film adapted from the television comedy - in which the staff of the Grace Bros department store collectively go on holiday to the Spanish resort of "Costa Plonka", only for humorous shenanigans to ensue? Or perhaps Holiday on the Buses, a 1973 feature film adapted from ...