Review: Cuban Fury (2014)

Cuban Fury

Built upon an original idea conceived by star and producer Nick Frost himself, Cuban Fury is a million miles away from the films Frost’s name has become synonymous with – and not solely because this one sees him dance. Yet thanks to his indomitable craft, the heart-warming, inspiring message at its core and its crowd-pleasing nature, the film is, by and large, a success, though not one that leaves a particularly lasting impression. Continue reading “Review: Cuban Fury (2014)”

Chris O’Dowd, Nick Frost & More Join British Comedy Cuban Fury

Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), Nick Frost (Attack The Block), Rashida Jones (I Love You Man) and Olivia Colman (The Iron Lady) have signed up to star in new British comedy Cuban Fury, Variety has learned.

Marking James Griffiths’ directorial debut, and boasting a screenplay from British television writer Jon Brown (Fresh Meat), Cuban Fury centers on a down-on-his-luck man (Frost) who reignites his passion for salsa dancing thanks to his Continue reading “Chris O’Dowd, Nick Frost & More Join British Comedy Cuban Fury”

Review: Friends With Benefits (2011)

After Ivan Reitman’s unbalanced No Strings Attached, director Will Gluck and screenwriting duo Keith Merryman and David A. Newman take a stab at ridiculing the stereotypical relationship between a man and a woman, and the modern-day conventions of a romantic comedy.

Jamie (Mila Kunis), a New York headhunter, enters into a no-strings-attached relationship with Dylan (Justin Timberlake), her latest client, after they’re both left wounded by previous romantic commitments. However, when real-life starts to complicate their pact, their “purely physical” affinity is tested to the max. Continue reading “Review: Friends With Benefits (2011)”