Review: About Last Night (2014)

About Last Night

Based on David Mamet’s play Sexual Perversity In Chicago, Steve Pink’s About Last Night – also a remake of the 1986 rom-com starring Rob Lowe and Demi Moore – attempts to provide a modern spin on the trials and tribulations of romantic relationships for 21st century audiences. Yet instead of saying anything new or interesting, the film rehashes every single cliché known to man – and not even in a way that’s mildly distracting. Continue reading “Review: About Last Night (2014)”

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Review: Bachelorette (2012)

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Retailed as a female-centric comedy in the vein of Bridesmaids, Bachelorette is in fact much darker: a deliciously acerbic and wickedly funny debut from skilled writer and director Leslye Headland, who found previous success as a playwright before transferring over to film. Arguably more in line with Mean Girls’ cattiness than the mainstream humour of Paul Feig’s aforementioned hit, Headland’s film is wilder, looser, franker, with a more free-wheeling tone – and it’s all the better for it. Continue reading “Review: Bachelorette (2012)”