Movie Editor's Picks tagged Comedy and Drama

  • Downsizing Review (61st BFI London Film Festival)

    Alexander Payne is one of cinema’s most brilliant and consistent directors to come into the fold in the last two decades with films that have not only balanced heart and humour to wonderful effects but bring us some of the most eclectic group of…

    Alexander Payne is one of cinema’s most brilliant and consistent directors to come into the fold in the last two decades with films that have not only balanced heart and humour to wonderful effects but bring us some of the most eclectic group of characters. Whether it was Miles & Jack as they made their way through the luscious vineyards of California, Warren Schmidt and his travelling RV or Tracy Flick’s ambitions of being class President. So it’s something of a crushing disappointment to…
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  • The Disaster Artist Review (Toronto International Film Festival)

    Tommy Wiseau’s mystery has captivated the underbelly of pop culture for more than a decade, ever since he unleashed The Room on audiences in 2003. A twisted, undecipherable romantic drama, hailed as the “best worst movie” of all time, it has…

    Tommy Wiseau’s mystery has captivated the underbelly of pop culture for more than a decade, ever since he unleashed The Room on audiences in 2003. A twisted, undecipherable romantic drama, hailed as the “best worst movie” of all time, it has left a unique footprint in cinema, one that brings folks together, gets them laughing and begging for answers to questions like: Who is Tommy Wiseau, and how did his cult classic find the light of day?

    Wiseau’s friend and The Room co-star, Greg…
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  • Logan Lucky Review

    Logan Lucky is about a group of criminals that seem dumb on the surface, but turn out to be smarter than they appear. Likewise, the film itself is much smarter than the ads might have you think.

    Logan Lucky is about a group of criminals that seem dumb on the surface, but turn out to be smarter than they appear. Likewise, the film itself is much smarter than the ads might have you think.
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  • Dominic West starring comedy wins the Palme d'Or at Cannes

    Dominic West and Elisabeth Moss star in the Palme d’Or winning film at Cannes 2017.

    Dominic West and Elisabeth Moss star in the Palme d’Or winning film at Cannes 2017.
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Entries tagged Comedy and Drama

  • The Banshees of Inisherin Review

    Even at its strangest, Banshees of Inisherin understands the twisted side of human nature.

    Even at its strangest, Banshees of Inisherin understands the twisted side of human nature.
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  • Amsterdam Review

    Amsterdam wants to be a murder mystery, a conspiracy caper, a buddy comedy, a war picture, an alternate history movie, and a commentary on political corruption. While its ambition is admirable, the execution isn’t especially fresh or fun.

    Amsterdam wants to be a murder mystery, a conspiracy caper, a buddy comedy, a war picture, an alternate history movie, and a commentary on political corruption. While its ambition is admirable, the execution isn’t especially fresh or fun.
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  • Vengeance Review

    If you walked into Vengeance only knowing the title, you might assume it’s a thriller where Liam Neeson wants his daughter and/or estranged wife back.

    If you walked into Vengeance only knowing the title, you might assume it’s a thriller where Liam Neeson wants his daughter and/or estranged wife back.
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  • Emergency Review

    Emergency is like Weekend at Bernie’s, but with three major differences. For starters, Emergency is actually funny and infinitely wiser.

    Emergency is like Weekend at Bernie’s, but with three major differences. For starters, Emergency is actually funny and infinitely wiser.
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