Russian Doll – Season 1 (2019)

russianIt’s like Happy Death Day….but better!

Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett, Yul Vazquez
Director: 
Leslye Headland, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler

Synopsis: On the night of her 36th birthday, after attending a party thrown in her honour, Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) is hit by a car and tragically dies…..reawakening back in the bathroom at the party thrown in her honour for her 36th birthday with a crazy sense of déjà vu. This is until she dies again….and the day resets and she realises that she is re-living the same day over and over with dying restarting the loop until she figures out what is going on. Along the way, she meets Allan, who is the only other person to believe her story because he too also suffers from an undying curse. Continue reading “Russian Doll – Season 1 (2019)”

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

buster scruggsThe greatest collection of short stories you didn’t know you had been missing.

Stars: Tim Blake Nelson, Clancy Brown, James Franco, Liam Neeson, Tom Waits
Directors: 
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Synopsis: A collection of 6 short stories, all based in the Old West, each focusing on a vastly different situation. Including a Singer, a bank robber, a gold miner, a touring artist, a wagon train and a collection of people in a stage coach. Continue reading “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)”

Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)

mv5bmjexmju1njuwn15bml5banbnxkftztgwotazotgwnjm@._v1_Honestly, naming your school Slaughterhouse is basically asking for trouble.

Stars: Asa Butterfield, Margot Robbie, Simon Pegg, Michael Sheen
Director: 
Crispian Mills

Synopsis: Don Wallace (Finn Cole) starts the new school year at an elite private school full of rich snobs, bullies, a love-sick teacher and a principal who take money from a company to allow them to build a fracking site on the school grounds. Naturally the fracking company drills too deep and releases some sort of horrible being, causing bloody chaos at the aptly named Slaughterhouse School. Continue reading “Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018)”

Night School (2018)

Night School 1Stars: Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Taran Killam, Rob Riggle, Ben Schwartz
Director: 
Malcolm D. Lee
Writers:  Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford

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This movie is hilarious!! And before you question me, know that I went into the viewing hesitant and convinced that it would be a ‘all the funny parts are in the trailer’ kind of film. It is absolutely my pleasure to say they are not and this movie will honestly have you laughing the whole way through.

The cast itself should have re-assured me that it would be a great comedy because everyone, and yes I mean everyone, just presented the most amazing bundle of mis-matched characters each one so comical both through the dialogue and as a visual entity on screen. Continue reading “Night School (2018)”

What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

what we do in the shadowsStars:  Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
Written & Directed By: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi

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What do you get when you combine a group of vampire housemates and a documentary crew? A brilliantly funny parody movie from the masterful minds of Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi. I can’t express how much the world needs films like this around, I mean we’re talking a house full of vampires who all have very different personalities and styles, throw a documentary crew into the mix and this is comedy gold with horror elements thrown in for extra fun. Continue reading “What We Do In The Shadows (2014)”