Review: Get Hard (2015)

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Will Ferrell continues to lose his comic touch with Get Hard, an unamusing and degrogatory excuse for a comedy that finds him in cahoots with Kevin Hart. Millionaire hedge fund manager James King (Ferrell) is unlawfully convicted of fraud. With a month before his ten year prison is due to start, King turns to family man Darnell (Hart), who’s after a quick buck, in a bid to prepare himself both mentally and physically. Continue reading “Review: Get Hard (2015)”

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Review: The Five-Year Engagement (2012)

Tom (Jason Segel) and Violet (Emily Blunt) have been blissfully in love ever since they met at a DIY superhero New Year’s party. Wanting to spend the rest of his life with her, Tom proposes on their one year anniversary. But, despite their best intentions, life – new jobs, adultery and mid-life crises – keeps putting off their plans – something they can only take on the chin for a certain amount of time.

Produced by Judd Apatow and co-written by director Nicholas Stoller and Segel himself, The Five-Year Engagement boasts some excellent credentials, and Continue reading “Review: The Five-Year Engagement (2012)”

IFC Films Acquires Save The Date

IFC Films have acquired the North American distribution rights to romantic comedy Save The Date, Deadline has reported.

The film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to mostly favourable reviews, stars Lizzy Caplan (Mean Girls), Alison Brie (Scream 4), Martin Starr (Adventureland), Geoffrey Arend (Garden State) and Mark Continue reading “IFC Films Acquires Save The Date”