Posts tagged with "Comic drama"



What We Did on Our Holiday
We guarantee you’re never going to guess.

Dope
A cruisey thumbs-up to the triumph of misfits rising.

Small Apartments
Bizarre — repeat, bizarre — life and death in a Los Angeles apartment complex.

Lucky Them
Toni Collette does hard-bitten music journo better than the real thing. (Which isn’t saying a lot.)

The Bélier Family (‘La Famille Bélier’)
The hearing-enabled daughter of a deaf French family finds her voice. Tra la!

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Teenage cancer gets a quirky, inventive, caring, witty, intelligent and moving treatment.

Infinitely Polar Bear
Mark Ruffalo softens the edges of a depressed dad.

Juno
Love it (and Ellen Page) as much for the sardonic wisecracks as for the tender heart that beats beneath them.

Burnt
Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller kill it in a five-star kitchen. Actors! What can't they do?

The Intouchables
Bracing and laugh-aloud funny, co-directors Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano's tailor-made marriage of opposites is uplifting but never sanctimonious.

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