Movie Reviews tagged Comedy and War

  • War Dogs - Review

    When we see characters vie tirelessly to achieve the American Dream, in cinema that generally means one thing: disaster.

    When we see characters vie tirelessly to achieve the American Dream, in cinema that generally means one thing: disaster.
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  • Rock the Kasbah - Review

    May well be named after a terrific song by The Clash, but seems intent on hitting all of the wrong notes.

    May well be named after a terrific song by The Clash, but seems intent on hitting all of the wrong notes.
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  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot - Review

    Somewhere in Whisky Tango Foxtrot, there’s a really clever, insightful comedy trying to get out about journalists in the Middle East. While the film isn’t without its memorable moments, the end product isn’t entirely successful.

    Somewhere in Whisky Tango Foxtrot, there’s a really clever, insightful comedy trying to get out about journalists in the Middle East. While the film isn’t without its memorable moments, the end product isn’t entirely successful.
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  • Stalag 17 - Review

    If we’re talking directors, Billy Wilder’s name’s going to come up often. No one else in Hollywood’s ‘50s and ‘60s era produced as many timeless pictures as he; Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Witness for the Prosecution, The…

    If we’re talking directors, Billy Wilder’s name’s going to come up often. No one else in Hollywood’s ‘50s and ‘60s era produced as many timeless pictures as he; Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Witness for the Prosecution, The Lost Weekend, Double Indemnity, Ace in the Hole – the list goes on, but each of these movies sits boldly on the page. One stands out a little more than the others, though; these films use some of the biggest sets ever built, boast world-devouring…
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