[Movie Review] Mike Bassett: England Manager

Starring: Ricky Tomlinson, Amanda Redman, Bradley Walsh, Phil Jupitus, Martin Bashir Director: Steve Barron Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2001 Ricky Tomlinson continues his move from staple TV shows like “The Royle Family”, “Playing the Field” and “Cocking Off” to the big screen. “Mike Bassett: England Manager” represents his biggest movie yet. He plays Mike […]

[Movie Review] Bulworth

Starring: Warren Beatty, Oliver Platt, Paul Sorvino, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle Director: Warren Beatty Genre: Comedy Cert: 18 Released: 1998 Tired and disillusioned Congressional candidate, Jay Bulworth (Beatty), subjects himself to sleep deprevation which in turn leads him to display unusual behaviour in public. Bizzarely, the public respond warmly to his more unorthodox opinions and […]

[Movie Review] Primary Colors

Starring: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman, Adrian Lester Director: Mike Nichols Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 1998 We’re on the campaign trail with Governer Jack Stanton (Travolta – “A Civil Action”, “Domestic Disturbance”) and his wife, Susan (Thompson – “Much Ado About Nothing”, “Sense and Sensibility”, “Carrington”). Stanton is […]

[Movie Review] Leprechaun 2

Starring: Warwick Davis, Charlie Heath, Shevonne Durkin, Sandy Baron Director: Rodman Flender Genre: Horror Cert: 18 Released: 1994 The leprechaun is back, and this time he’s in the city! And he’s also looking for a bride. It’s St Patricks Day, and a thousand years after the leprechaun vowed to marry the most beautiful descendant of […]

[Movie Review] Rat Race

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jnr, Whoopi Goldberg, Rowan Atkinson, John Cleese, Jon Lovitz, Breckin Meyer, Seth Green, Lanei Chapman Director: Jerry Zucker Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2001 When you hear the name ‘Zucker’, you probably think immediately of “Police Squad”, the “Naked Gun” series and “Top Secret”. What you don’t think of are the more […]

[Movie Review] Shrek

Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, John Lithgow, Cameron Diaz Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson Genre: Comedy Cert: G Released: 2001 When you hear a Scottish accent in a movie, who is the first man you think of? Sean Connery? Maybe, Ewan McGregor? Well I reckon the most prolific Scottish accent in movies these days is […]

[Movie Reviews] Small Time Crooks

Starring: Woody Allen, Tracy Ullman, Michael Rapaport, Tony Darrow, Jon Lovitz Director: Woody Allen Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2000 Woody Allen is Ray Winkler, bungling crook who has pushed his wife Frenchie (Ullman) to the limit by spending too much time behind bars. Despite promising to go straight, he cooks up a ludicrous plan […]

[Movie Review] Meet the Parents

Starring: Ben Stiller, Robert DeNiro, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner, James Rebhorn Director: Jay Roach Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2000 You meet the girl of your dreams. You know that you guys were made for each other. Nothing can stop the two of you making the perfect life together ? except maybe her father. Yup, […]

[Movie Reviews] Rock Star

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Anniston, Timothy Spall, Dominic West Director: Stephen Herek Genre: Comedy Cert: 15 Released: 2001 Every young man’s dream becomes Mark Wahlberg’s reality in Stephen Herek’s “Rock Star”. Get out the hairspray and spandex, we’re set back in the mid-eighties, when hard-rock meant bands like Motley Crue, AC/DC, Bon Jovi and Def […]