Film Review: COLOSSAL, from ‘Built For Speed’

Colossal from writer director Nacho Vigalondo is a strange beast mixing downbeat personal drama with quirky comedy and a Kaiju monster movie; it’s an odd but mostly successful combination. Recalling Charlie’s Theron’s character from Young Adult, Anne Hathaway plays Gloria a once successful writer whose life has spiralled into drunken chaos. When her prat of a boyfriend Tim (Dan Stevens)

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Film review: HORRIBLE BOSSES 2, from Built For Speed

Horrible Bosses was an enjoyably dopey, mildly obscene and occasionally amusing lads comedy that successfully tapped into the fantasy of the little guy getting the better of arrogant bastards, corporate bullies and crass, undeserving rich kids.  The film worked because the three wage-slave knuckleheads Nick (Jason Batemen), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day) who plotted to off their obnoxious

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Film review: WE’RE THE MILLERS, from Built For Speed

We’re the Millers is one of this year’s guilty pleasures.  Even though it’s low-brow, formulaic and implausible, it’s still an enjoyable comedy.  The film bubbles away in an amiable, mildly risqué fashion that recalls the National Lampoon Vacation movies.  Its trump card is a fine cast of comedy actors led by Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston whose well-honed comic timing

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Film review: EPIC, from Built For Speed

Epic, the latest big-budget animated adventure from Blue Sky studios which gave us the Ice Age films among others, is based on William Joyce’s book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs. In a storyline that may prove confusing for littlies, Mary Katherine or MK (Amanda Seyfried) returns to her family home to visit her ultra-nerdy scientist dad (Jason

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