'It looks like an ad.’ This frequent criticism of Ben Stiller’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is not just a reference to the film’s frequent product placement (of which, admittedly there is a lot), or to its unashamed ode to the joys of global...
Heart and humour in the countdown to Armageddon.
A giant asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and oblivion for the planet is just three weeks away. That premise sounds grimly depressing but Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is an absorbing, insightful and entertaining film, blending...
Big kid comes home in cynical small-town comedy.
Director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody, the creative core that made Juno a voice for the disillusioned wise-arse in us all, reteam for a far more pessimistic and whole lot less funny view of a woman-on-the-outer with their follow-up effort...
Sets a new benchmark in animation.
Pixar has become a brand name you can trust. The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc, the Toy Story films – they’re all immensely entertaining and heartfelt. Only last year’s Cars stalled – it felt, well, more mechanical....
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