Review: The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)

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This animation from the makers of Despicable Me has pep and visual humour to spare, even if the familiar plot isn’t quite up to scratch. Max (Louis C.K.), a faithful canine, is sidelined when his owner brings home an unkempt mutt (Eric Stonestreet). Their reckless attempts to one-up each other soon leave them lost on the streets of New York, hunted by viscious strays. Continue reading “Review: The Secret Life Of Pets (2016)”

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Review: Obvious Child (2014)

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Written and directed by Gillian Robespierre, Obvious Child is a smart, observant and humorous comedy drama that will make a star out of its star Jenny Slate. Donna (Slate), an aspiring stand-up comedienne, makes a habit of turning her day-to-day existence into uproarious material for her shows. But when left pregnant after a one night stand with Max (Jake Lacy), she’s forced to wake up and take control of the real obstructions in her life. Continue reading “Review: Obvious Child (2014)”