KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Greg Mottola Stars: Zach Galiafanakis, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot, Patton Oswalt, Matt Walsh, Maribeth Monroe, Kevin Dunn, Michael Liu. Not to be confused with the 2009 comedy The Joneses, which featured David Duchovny and Demi Moore as a couple fixated on the lavish lifestyle of their neighbours,  Keeping Up With The Joneses is a high concept but formulaic action comedy about spies living in a quiet suburban neighbourhood. The action comedy follows in the footsteps of such films as 2010's The Spy Next Door, which starred Continue reading

PAUL

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Greg Mottola Stars: Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Jason Bateman, Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Sigourney Weaver. Paul is part road movie, part buddy comedy and another variation on the familiar aliens amongst us scenario. There have been numerous movies about aliens visiting Earth – ET, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Starman, and even Men In Black – but this entertaining comedy subverts many of the usual cliches of the sci-fi genre. Although some of its gags and cliches are obvious, Paul is still a lot of fun. Simon Pegg and Nick Continue reading