Film Review: Good Boys

Gene Stupnitsky’s directorial debut Good Boys is infectious in its silliness. Offering both heart and a lot of laughs, the comedy is very enjoyable.  Three sixth grade boys ditch school in order to save themselves from trouble. However, with teenage girls chasing them, a bag of drugs, and a party to get to, things are far from simple… Co-written with […]

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Film Review: 21 and Over

21 and Over is pretty standard college-based comedy fare. Whilst there are some laughs, they are not enough to make the film really memorable. Jeff Chang’s best friends from school, Casey and Miller, surprise him on his 21st birthday. The pair have a big night out planned, but Jeff has an important medical school interview the next morning. Casey and […]

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The Sitter Trailer

[youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=SnGmjc4Dg1E[/youtube] Above is the red band trailer for The Sitter, starring Jonah Hill. From the looks of it, The Sitter is lewd, crass and un-pc. In other words, the kind of humour that Hill did so well with in Superbad. The actor showed he can take on more serious roles when he starred in Cyrus, so it seems reasonable for […]

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Film Review: Youth in Revolt

The tricky thing with comedy dramas is getting the balance right between the two genres. Err on the side of comedy, and risk creating characters that the audience doesn’t care about. Lay emphasis on the depth of characters and seriousness of narrative, and inevitably the laughs will be sparse. Youth in Revolt has a difficult time in marrying the two […]

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