I am unashamed to admit to being a bit of a Melissa McCarthy fan. Ever since her appearance as hilarious misfit Megan in Bridesmaids, she has been one of my favourite comedy actresses. Despite this though, I’d been looking forward to Tammy since seeing the first trailer ages ago with a pinch of dread. McCarthy seems to be getting typecast as the butch, loud, funny … Continue reading Tammy


Chef; film about a man rekindling his passion for cooking whilst also reuniting with his estranged wife and son or a love letter to modern technology? Chef is a warm romantic comedy/drama firmly in the here-and-now with social media references galore. A chef loses his restaurant job after refusing to continue cooking the same old menu. With no money and a desperate need to rebuild his waning reputation Carl Casper … Continue reading Chef

Walk of Shame

A woman in a yellow dress with a terrible hangover running around like a headless chicken with no phone, keys or money may sound like an entertaining ninety-five minutes to you, but please think twice before you commit. Meghan (Elizabeth Banks), a promising reporter, comes very close to realising her dream as a news anchor when she is offered the job of a lifetime. But a … Continue reading Walk of Shame

The Single Moms Club

A group of women from very different walks of life are all brought together when they are called into school to talk about their misbehaving kids. When forced to spend time together getting involved with the school to ensure their children aren’t expelled, the women eventually set aside their differences and find happiness and laughter in their shared experiences. Single mums are often represented in romance … Continue reading The Single Moms Club

At Middleton

Two parents fall in love during their children’s college tour when the pair decide to stray from the tour group and spend the day causing mischief and revisiting their own college days, much to their college-hopeful children’s dismay. At Middleton is a slow-paced romance with a warm heart and a decent cast. Sisters Vera and Taissa Farmiga play mother and daughter Edith and Audrey Martin (which is slightly odd for anyone … Continue reading At Middleton

Cuban Fury

Ex tango dancer Bruce (Nick Frost) who has let himself go after being bullied for his flamboyant pastime as a child finds his passion for the dance reignited by his new boss Julia (Rashida Jones) who is a self-confessed tango addict. To get the girl, Bruce has to revisit his old hobby and re-learn the tango. Cuban Fury boasts a great comedy cast with Nick Frost and Chris O’Dowd at the … Continue reading Cuban Fury

In Your Eyes

In Your Eyes follows two people who have never met but fall in love when they realise their bizarre psychic connection. Although living totally opposite lives, both Rebecca (Zoe Kazan) and Dylan (Michael Stahl-David) have been connected since they were kids, experiencing inexplicable feelings and hearing each others voices, seemingly in their minds. When they finally realise that they are both two very real people, the pair … Continue reading In Your Eyes

The Love Punch

All the older stars seem to be getting in on the increased demand for ‘geriatri-com’s’ and Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie are no exceptions. The Love Punch is a romantic comedy that see’s  a divorced couple (Brosnan and Thompson) reunite to recover retirement money that has been stolen from them. Setting off on an action packed adventure, the pair enlist the help of their oldest pals … Continue reading The Love Punch

Valentines Special: The Randomers Review

“Female, 23 years old, seeks male for relationship without speaking.” Can you tell a love story without words? According to Irish writer/director Graham Jones you can. His new romantic feature The Randomers, released freely online in time for Valentines Day, attempts to tell the love story of two strangers brought together by a twenty three year old woman’s slightly bizarre dating ad. A 23 year … Continue reading Valentines Special: The Randomers Review

About Time

From the director of Love Actually comes another beautiful but very slow-paced romance very similar to The Time Traveler’s Wife, and it even stars Rachel McAdams as the wife of the time traveler; deja vu much? When he turns 21, Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) learns a family secret; all the men in the family have the ability to travel in time. With the ability to go back and forth throughout his … Continue reading About Time