Isn’t it Romantic review “I’m not crying, you’re crying”

Isn't it Romantic posterThe romantic comedy, one of my favorite genres, having given us such fantastic films like 10 Things I Hate About You, Bridget Jones Diary, and so many others. Well, in a move that has never been attempted before, a new film is attempting to parody and make fun of the rom-com. Isn’t it Romantic is the latest of that incredibly niche genre of poking out all the flaws in rom-coms, and after seeing the trailer, I was pretty pumped for it. 80s music, some good jokes, and Lucifer himself, Tom Ellis in a cameo?

I was anticipating this one pretty heavily, so when I saw it on Valentine’s day in a sold out auditorium, I took that as a good sign. 88 minutes later, I walked out of that auditorium with a giant smile on my face. Isn’t it Romantic is definitely my favorite movie of the year so far, and let me tell you why. Continue reading

“It’s grim in England (apparently)” Grimsby review

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By Adam Brannon

It’s probably accurate to say that Sacha Baron Cohen’s sense of humour is a little like marmite, it’s a love or hate kind of affair. Offering up characters like Borat and Bruno to the unsuspecting public has proved beneficial to him over the years; with the outlandish antics of those personalities drawing in massive audiences.

His latest offering, English football hooligan Nobby Butcher, promises to be one of his most controversial roles to date, but does the corresponding film, simply titled Grimsby, push the boundaries a little too far? Continue reading