Home Again (2017). Smug, unfunny romcom for me, appealing comedy for my friend Julie Allen – who is correct?

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Film review by Jason Day (and PR Supremo Julie Allen) of Home Again, the romcom starring Reese Witherspoon as a single woman who finds herself living with three homeless movie-making young men on the cusp of the big time.

Jason

1 Star/Awful/Give this one a miss

 

 

Julie Allen

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Best F(r)iends (2017). Claire Durrant writes about the ‘legend’ that is Tommy Wiseau.

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Film review, by Claire Durrant, of the Tommy Wiseau directed comedy thriller about a man who, after losing everything, gets a second chance by a friendly mortician.

Comedy

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy
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Going In Style (2017). Film review; 2/5 stars for this genial heist comedy.

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Film review by Jason Day of the pensioner bank heist comedy Going in Style, starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.

Comedy

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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Fist Fight (2017). Film review: 2/5 for this OTT movie about a school punch-up

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Film review by Jason Day of Fist Fight starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day as two warring teachers squaring up for a schoolyard fight.

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Comedy

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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Bad Moms (2016). Did this film ‘party like a mother’ or is it a party-pooper? Read my review for more.

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Film review by Jason Day of the comedy about a group of mothers who rebel against the strict but unwritten rules dictated by a group of ‘perfect’ moms. Starring Mila Kunis, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Christina Applegate.

Comedy

3stars Good worth watching

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Hail, Caesar! (2016). Why should you see this film? Read for more

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Film review of the comedy Hail, Caesar! starring Josh Brolin as a Hollywood ‘fixer’ who has to juggle a number of cinematic disasters, including the kidnapping of a leading man (George Clooney).

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Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen. (106 mins). Mike Zoss Productions, Working Title Films.

Comedy

4stars - Very good lots to enjoy

 

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Dad’s Army (2016)

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Film review of the comedy, based on the classic British TV series, about the actions and adventures of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon, comprised mostly of elderly men and led by an officious, hierachy obsessed bank manager (Toby Jones) who must deal with a beautiful female reporter (Catherine Zeta Jones) and a German spy as World War II comes to a close.

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Director: Oliver Parker. (100 mins). DJ Films/Universal. (PG)

Comedy

2stars - Fair/ passes the time

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