Tag Archives: Kristen Bell

Film Review: Bad Moms 2 (USA, 2017) is not for the taint-hearted

Ahh yes, the cinematic comedy sequel. These past several years, we have gotten many comedic sequels, whether they were made by popular demand, the means of nostalgia or the fact that Hollywood is running out of ideas.... Continue Reading

Why Netflix’s The Good Place is heavenly television

Eleanor Shellstrop opens her eyes to find that she’s arrived in the afterlife. It appears – to her relief – that she made it to The Good Place (heaven). After being told she earnt her place in paradise because she saved innocent people from death row, she realises she has accidentally taken someone’s identity and place. They share the same name and died at the same time, but they led two completely different lives. Eleanor discovers she actually belongs in The Bad Place (hell).... Continue Reading

Film Review: Bad Moms (MA15+) (USA, 2016) proves to be hilarious and little bit enlightening

When I realized that the directors of this film (also the writers of The Hangover) also directed the awful 2013 teen comedy 21 and Over and contributed screenplays to abysmal comedies like Four Christmases, Ghost of Girlfriends Past and Rebound, it’s fair to say that I went into Bad Moms – out in cinemas tomorrow – with a fair deal of trepidation. But my fears were almost totally unfounded. Bad Moms proved to be a surprisingly hilarious film that’s a little bit enlightening, a little bit satirical and features a stand-out performance from Kathryn Hahn.... Continue Reading