Posts tagged with "Comic drama"



Easy Virtue
Director Stephan Elliott and co-screenwriter Sheridan Jobbins bring a fizzing energy to their adaptation of Noël Coward’s 1924 play.

Dean Spanley
Under the influence of Hungarian sweet wine, a man of the cloth recalls his previous life as a dog.

Adventureland
The only summer job a college graduate can land is at a seamy Pittsburgh amusement park. Still, it has its attractions...

Second-Hand Wedding
Newly engaged Cheryl has suffered all her life at her mother’s thrifty hands and dreads the prospect of a recycled reception.

Please Give
Writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s observations of “ordinary” life are so telling and astute that they subvert clichés.

I Love You Too
As Jim and Blake in Daina Reid’s comic drama, Brendan Cowell and Peter Helliar are likeable lads who have never grown up.

Greenberg
Ben Stiller is edgy and uncomfortable a failed muso recovering from a nervous breakdown.

Copacabana
Isabelle Huppert is vibrant as a woman of a certain age who blithely refuses to act it.

The Concert (‘Le Concert’)
Fired 30 years ago for using Jewish musicians, a former conductor of the Bolshoi Ballet plots a reunion performance in Paris.

Up in the Air
A professional hatchet man who flies around the US firing people finds his frequent-flier lifestyle threatened.

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