Was excited to see Iron Man-2 finally, on the opening day, after long wait – in IMAX. I liked it. It’s good, but don’t set your expectations too high if you want to really enjoy it. The movie feels like it’s composed of [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Comedy'
May 7th, 2010 · 8 Comments
July 6th, 2009 · No Comments
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
This is the third installment of the “Ice Age” animated trilogy from 20th Century Fox Studios.
The plot: After mammoth Manny (Ray Romano) met Ellie (Queen Latifah) in “Ice Age: The Meltdown”, the previous episode, the couple now [...]
June 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Michael Bay continued working on the sequel, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen“, a.k.a. “Transformers 2” in association with Hasbro written by Ehren Kruger, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.
The plot: After Optimus Prime destroyed the Cube in the previous movie, [...]
June 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments
The Proposal (2009)
Talented Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses, Step Up), a choreographer, an actress and a film producer, directed “The Proposal” – a romantic comedy starring Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock.
The plot: Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock), chief editor or a publishing house, is a [...]
June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments
The Hangover (2009)
Director Todd Phillips continues along the lines of his previous comedies, “The Old School” (2003) and “Road Trip” (2000).
The plot: The movie opens with one of the groom’s friends calling the bride and telling her the Doug is not going [...]
June 15th, 2009 · No Comments
How to rob a bank (2007)
The plot: Jinx (Nick Stahl – Sleepwalking, Sin City, Terminator 3), a slacker who walks into a branch of a bank to withdraw $20, and an employee of the branch/babe, Jessica (Erika Christensen – Garden of Eden, Flightplan, The Upside [...]
June 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Up (2009) PG 96min
Disney/Pixar’s “Up” comes out almost 11 m0nths after release of “WALL-E” last summer. It was written and directed by Pete Docter (Toy Story 1&2, Monster, Inc., WALL-E) and Bob Peterson (Finding Nemo), who also gave his voice to the [...]
April 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Monsters vs Aliens – 3D (2009)
“Monsters vs Aliens” is a new 3D animated feature from DreamWorks Animation. Directed by Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon, written by Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Rob Letterman, Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger.
The plot: Susan (Reese Witherspoon) was about to get [...]
April 6th, 2009 · No Comments
“Adventureland” is a comedy from the writer-director Greg Mottola (”Superbad”). Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig.
The plot: Set in a Reagan era, this movie about a misfit college graduate James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg of “The Squid and the [...]
March 29th, 2009 · No Comments
I Love You, Man (2009)
“I Love You, Man” is a romantic comedy from John Hamburg (Along Came Polly, co-writer of Meet The Parents, Meet The Fockers, Zoolander) starring Paul Rudd (Knocked Up, Role Models, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Walk Hard, The 40 Year Old [...]
January 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Slumdog Millionaire is drama co-directed by brilliant directors Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later and more) and Loveleen Tandan (Vanity Fair, Monsoon Wedding etc.) based on Vikas Swarup’s novel with the same title. I had no idea what the movie [...]
December 28th, 2008 · No Comments
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
This 3D-animated adventure based on Kate DiCamillo’s book was directed by Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen, featuring voices of Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Sigourney Weaver, Matthew Broderic, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Klein and others.
The plot: The lives of three heroes, [...]
November 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Kung Fu Hustle by director Stephen Chow, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Xin Huo, is an imaginative action comedy that won over 20 international awards.
The plot: In 1940s Shanghai, China before the Revolution, the city is terrorised by ruthless gangs. A petty [...]
November 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment
No Reservations (2007)
This is a remake of award-winning European romantic comedy Mostly Martha (a.k.a. Bella Martha). Starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart and Abigail Breslin.
The plot: Kate (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is a head-strong chef who is fully in control of her life and her kitchen [...]
November 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Role Models (2008)
I love Paul Rudd for his roles in “Knocked Up“, “Veronica Mars”, “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story“, “Over her dead body” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall“. Not only he was cast in “Role Models”, which was the biggest selling point for me, but [...]
October 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
Written and directed by Kevin Smith (”Catch and Release“, “Dogma“) this romantic comedy starring Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express, Superbad, Knocked up etc.) and Elizabeth Banks (”Definitely, Maybe“, “The 40 Year Old Virgin“, “Catch me if you [...]
October 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Stand-up comedian Bill Maher, who now works at HBO, has had this documentary in mind for many years and finally it seems he could not keep his thoughts to himself anymore. He spoke about religion and absurdity of it and all [...]
October 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment
This is the first installment of director Guy Ritchie’s trilogy, also written by him.
The plot: When Russian mobster sets up a real-estate scam in London, all the underworld characters appear to get their share of the multi-million euro deal up for [...]
October 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Oliver Stone (Platoon (1986), The Doors (1991), JFK (1991), Natural Born Killers (1994), Nixon (1995), Alexander (2004)) directed this biographical dramedy about the current US president, George W. Bush. Written by Stanley Weiser. Starring Josh Brolin (American Gangster, In The Valley [...]
October 4th, 2008 · No Comments
Coffee And Cigarettes (2003)
Jim Jarmusch (Year of the Horse, Dead Man, Mystery Train) has shot this collage of short films over a long period of time. The first episode, “Coffee and Cigarettes I”, came out in 1986.
In this full feature-length film he combined all [...]