Film Review: Fun Mom Dinner

Alethea Jones’ Fun Mom Dinner is the latest in a series of female ensemble adult comedies. Despite the premise, the film is not quite as wild and humorous as expected. The mother of four children, Kate has little in common with other mums. When she is dragged along to a mothers’ dinner by her friend Emily, Kate is less than enthused. […]

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Film Review: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Steve Pink’s sequel Hot Tub Time Machine 2 lacks the waggish charm of its predecessor. Those looking for belly laughs will be sorely disappointed. As a successful tech billionaire and rock star, Lou’s attitude in 2015 gets him into trouble. In order to save him, Nick and Jacob realise they must take another trip in the hot tub time machine… […]

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Film Review: Friends with Kids

A romantic comedy drama, Friends with Kids works better as a drama than it does as a comedy. Nevertheless, it is suitably engaging material. When they see the toll having children takes on the relationships of their friends, best friends Julie and Jason choose to do things differently. They decide to have a child together as platonic friends, so that […]

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Film Review: Passenger Side

It’s the journey not the destination, as they say. Passenger Side certainly concurs with this sentiment, offering to take viewers on an ambling journey to destination unknown. Michael’s birthday begins with a phone call from his drug addict brother Tobey. Instead of offering birthday wishes, Tobey needs Michael to drive him around Los Angeles. The brothers set off, with Michael unsure of exactly what the purpose […]

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