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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

STARRING JENNIFER SAUNDERS, JOANNA LUMLEY AND NAMES, NAMES, NAMES, DARLING! PR agent Edina Monsoon (Jennifer Saunders) accidentally pushes Kate Moss into the Thames; when the model is presumed dead national outrage forces Edina and the ever loyal Patsy (Joanna Lumley) to go into hiding. The classic 1990s sitcom returns for a glorious cinematic send-off. The … Continue reading Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

The Brothers Grimsby

ONE SECRET AGENT. ONE COMPLETE IDIOT. In the middle of an assassination attempt, two British brothers are suddenly reunited for the first time since they were kids – one of them a suave, deadly secret agent, the other a moronic, soccer-loving working-class father of nine. Another Sacha Baron Cohen comedy in the same vein as … Continue reading The Brothers Grimsby

Pitch Perfect

GET PITCH SLAPPED. College freshman Beca Mitchell (Anna Kendrick), who wants to be a music producer more than anything else, reluctantly joins an all-female a cappella group headed for a national competition. Loosely based on a non-fiction book by Mickey Rapkin, this comedy gives a cappella the same cheerful, funny and engaging treatment as Bring … Continue reading Pitch Perfect

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

ONE FINAL NIGHT TO SAVE THE DAY. When Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) learns that the magical tablet that makes everything in the Museum of Natural History come alive at night is corroding, the race is on to save it. The third film in the franchise is very similar to its predecessors, but still has greater … Continue reading Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Pain & Gain

THEIR AMERICAN DREAM IS BIGGER THAN YOURS. In 1995, ex-con and personal trainer Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) talks two other bodybuilders (Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie) into helping him kidnap and extort a wealthy gym member. Michael Bay’s stab at a “simpler” film between his Transformers epics was based on a series of newspaper articles by … Continue reading Pain & Gain

Bachelorette

When Becky (Rebel Wilson) announces to everybody’s surprise that she’s getting married, three cynical friends (Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan) gather in New York City for a bachelorette party. On the surface this comedy may look like another Hangover (2009) or Bridesmaids (2011), but the formula is less obvious, the palette is darker and … Continue reading Bachelorette

Ice Age: Continental Drift

When the continent breaks apart, Manny and his family and friends are separated; the quest to reunite is fraught with dangers. Much like the third movie, this fourth chapter is in 3D and was a huge hit… but the seams are beginning to show. A sense of fatigue is creeping into the increasingly outlandish adventures … Continue reading Ice Age: Continental Drift