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Comedy

The Classics: The Grapes of Froth
9
2 years ago

The Classics: The Grapes of Froth

The Wizard of Oz Directed by Victor Fleming (George Cukor and King Vidor uncredited) Written by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf, based on stories by L. Frank …
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Loving and lying, Italian-style
7
3 years ago

Loving and lying, Italian-style

Perfect Strangers Directed by Paolo Genovese Written by Paolo Genovese, Filippo Bologna, Paolo Costella, Paola Mammini and Rolando Ravello Rated M, 96 minutes 3.5 stars

Don’t try this at home. …
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The dramatic teen comedy reborn
9
3 years ago

The dramatic teen comedy reborn

The Edge of Seventeen Written and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig 104 minutes, rated M 4.5 stars

When I first started reviewing movies in 1984, neurotic teenagers were in full …
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A well-loved dog returns
5
3 years ago

A well-loved dog returns

Red Dog: True Blue Directed by Kriv Stenders Written by Daniel Taplitz 89 minutes, rated PG 2.5 stars

And now, just in time for Christmas, the return of Australia’s most …
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
6
3 years ago

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Directed by David Yates

Written by JK Rowling

133 minutes, rated M

JK Rowling’s first film as a screenwriter takes us to New York in 1926, where something is tearing …
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