Alien road comedy stuck in first gear.
SXSW: An amiable alien comedy that’s casual in more ways than one, Paul does the bare minimum to execute its premise, and little more to entertain. Written by Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead creators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, the film follows...
A delightfully-retro adventure film.
In the same week that Sylvester Stallone bludgeons cinema goers with his sledgehammer homage to 1980’s American action, The Expendables, Danish filmmaker Tomas Villum Jensen and local arthouse distributor Filmways sneak their dippy, delightfully...
Comedy flounders in a sea of mediocrity.
This Britcom boasts a stellar ensemble cast, a commercially savvy writer-director in Richard Curtis, and a promising set-up: the motley crew aboard a pirate radio ship in the North Sea in the mid-1960s, and the British government’s bumbling...