BRIDESMAIDS

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Paul Fieg, Stars: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Wendi McLendon-Covey This bittersweet, raunchy comedy is an attempt to make a female buddy comedy along the lines of The Hangover and its ilk, and for the most part it is quite successful. Bridesmaids is full of puerile and scatological humour, and it’s no surprise that Judd Apatow (best known for The 40 Year Old Virgin) is on board as a producer. Bridesmaids is an exploration of female friendships, neurosis, insecurity, sex, and Continue reading

LITTLE JOHNNY THE MOVIE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ralph Moser Stars: voices of Genevieve Morris, Kevin Wilson, Eloise Grace. We’ve all heard some of those “little Johnny” jokes; now we can discover their origin. Little Johnny is a new animated biopic cum mockumentary that discovers the “real boy” behind the jokes, and also looks at his dysfunctional family that provided the inspiration for much of the timeless humour. The film itself is the brainchild of Ralph Moser, his co-director Dean Murphy, and screenwriter Stewart Fainchey, who have a long established partnership. The Continue reading