Tag Archives: Comedy

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

What a riot. A documentary crew films a group of vampires living together. Each flatmate is a different type of vampire and cultures clash as they attempt to live together. Each dresses of their period and represents a different era of vampire. There’s a Nosferatu, an Interview with a Vampire, a The Lost Boys and even a Twilight vampire. Given this diversity, they don’t get along too well and the results are hilarious. Continue reading What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

Spectre vs. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Do you ever get that feeling of deja vu? Didn’t you just ask me that? Watching Spectre and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation back to back was one of the most surreal filming experiences I’ve had. The films are almost identical. Similar plot, similar set of characters, but one is a whole lot better than the other. Continue reading Spectre vs. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

The Lobster (2015)

Greek writer/director Yorgos Lanthimos has a knack for creating films that are both deeply disturbing and riotously funny. While I found Dogtooth to be distressing to the point of hating it, Alps is one of the funniest films of the past five years, a bone-dry comedy about a disturbing service. The Lobster is a worthy followup that focuses on the perils of modern romance. Continue reading The Lobster (2015)