We’re The Millers is a bad-natured road trip you’ll wanna miss

2 Stars (2 / 5)

 

With his film career picking up, it was only a matter of time before Jason Sudeikis, like so many before him, made a break from Saturday Night Live, the show that had made his name.

Best known for his smirking deadpan, Sudeikis’ comedy chops are undeniable, but how does his experience of playing sketch characters transfer over to the big screen?

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa is a deliberately underwhelming affair

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

The thing about diminishing expectations is that after a certain point they cease to be worth meeting.

After almost two decades on and off the TV, Alan Partridge, Steve Coogan’s most popular creation, has made his way to the big screen.…

The World’s End is business as usual for the Cornetto bunch

3 Stars (3 / 5)

 

My, haven’t we grown?

It’s been six years since Hot Fuzz blasted onto our screen, John Woo-style, both guns blazing, and a further three since Shaun of the Dead introduced us to arguably the foremost British comedy duo in cinema today (sorry Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan).…

This Is The End takes refuge in audacity, not entirely successfully

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

The most expensive comedy of all time, Evan Almighty, sequel to Bruce Almighty, also happens to be an enormous flop.

When it comes to making people laugh throwing money at the screen rarely seems to have the desired effect.…

Hitchcock has too much makeup and not enough blood

1.5 Stars (1.5 / 5)

 

“My name is Alfred Hitchcock…”

Thus begins both Alfred Hitchcock Presents, the anthology TV series hosted by The Master of Suspense, which ran from 1955 to 1965, and Hitchcock, the biopic of his life, directed by Sacha Gervasi (Anvil!