Category: comedy

“What, like, it’s hard?” | Legally Blonde (2001)

The premise of Legally Blonde, a 2001 American comedy film directed by Robert Luketic, is honestly the sort of cringe-worthy Hollywood cliché that makes one want to run a mile. Elle Woods, a rich Los Angeles college student obsessed with beautiful clothes, pedicures and her tiny dog, is rejected by her law student boyfriend. To ...

“The life of a repo man is always intense.” | Repo Man (1984)

What makes the perfect cult film? As film enthusiasts we use the phrase ‘cult film’ an awful lot. In many respects defining a cult film is like that old adage about describing an elephant: difficult to do, but you’ll recognise one when you see it. Things got more complicated after Hollywood’s major studios and distributors ...

“Love, actually, is all around” | Love Actually (2004)

‘When I was four,’ said writer/director Richard Curtis, ‘I fell in love with a girl called Jill and then at seven, with a girl called Tracy. I was always very, very liable to fall in love. In my twenties and thirties, I got my heart broken really badly. The three things that matter most to ...