Tag Archives: Comedy

Review in Brief: Brian and Charles (2022)

This simply delightful Wallace and Gromit-riffing absurdist comedy from Jim Archer follows Brian (David Earl), a lonely inventor of useless things who makes himself a robot friend from a mannequin and a washing machine. The AI mind of the robot, … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Red Rocket (2021)

Following TANGERINE and THE FLORIDA PROJECT, Sean Baker has delivered another sun-kissed tragicomic deconstruction of the American Dream focussed on another marginalised community. Moving from shining the spotlight on the experiences of trans sex workers to hotel homeless in his … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Cha Cha Real Smooth (2022)

The cinema of kindness is always the most affecting for me, and Cooper Raiff’s Cha Cha Real Smooth is a doozy in that regard. Films that cause tears to start flowing but not in a calculated and cynical way, instead … Continue reading

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Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) Review

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Cop Secret (2021) Review – BFI Flare

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The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021) Review

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Licorice Pizza (2021) Review

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Ali & Ava (2021) Review

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Review in Brief: Freshman Year/Shithouse (2020/21)

SHITHOUSE is a much better name, why’d they have to ruin our fun for the UK release? For anyone who has gone to university in the last decade or so, this ceaselessly honest portrayal of uni life – the highs … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Coda (2021)

I wasn’t going to cry during CODA, but then they deployed the Joni Mitchell. Ruby (Emilia Jones) is the teenage Child of Deaf Adults, acting as her family’s interpreter on their fishing boat and in their local community. But when … Continue reading

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