The King of Staten Island isn’t going to be anyone’s favourite film. But it’s nice. It feels authentic. It’s even a little moving from time-to-time.
Horror comedies are hard. Ready or Not proves they don’t have to be.
Zombieland: Double Tap will sell tickets off the promise of exploding zombies and sarcastic asides. Thankfully, it has both in droves.
Gotta give Good Boys this – it’s one got one hell of a hook.
It might only be a minor adjustment to shift a story traditionally centred on teen boys to teen girls, but it makes all the difference.
There’s a gem of a great idea at the heart of Stuber. Specifically, shoving Kumail Nanjiani in the midst of an ‘80s buddy cop film.
Murder Mystery anchors itself squarely in modern-day, sad-sack jean shorts Sandler – and it pays off.
Expectations are a funny thing. Had I seen Pokémon Detective Pikachu, oh, six months ago – before the first trailer set the internet into a tizzy at the prospect that this film might actually be good – I would’ve have been pleasantly surprised.
This is an uneven but thoroughly enjoyable ‘80s-inspired movie – and a surprising upgrade from its predecessor.
There’s no question Holmes & Watson is a bad film. Yet this isn’t as disastrous as you might have been led to believe.