Destined To Become One Of The Great American Romantic-Comedies, “The Big Sick” Dazzles

It becomes quickly evident while watching The Big Sick why it is now one of the highest grossing independent American films ever made...
Posted On 20 Jan 2018

“The Last Detail” Wins First Place In Towne’s Top Three

A film written by one of America’s most successful screenwriters still resonates as a stand-out example of fine, no-fuss cinema...
Posted On 27 Dec 2017

Subversive Fairytale: “The Princess Bride” Continues To Delight

Many argue that The Princess Bride is one of the greatest comedies of all time...

Soap At The Ready: “Bad Santa 2” Hits The Funny Bone But You’ll Need A Good Wash Afterwards

The "bad" Santa Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) and his partner-in-crime Marcus (Tony Cox) are back together for another round of dirty-mouthed festive villainy...

“Office Christmas Party” Proves To Be A Riotous Good Time

An appealing festive comedy from directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck...

John Candy: “Uncle Buck” Magnifies The Intangible Charisma Of Its Star

Dan Stephens looks at one of the 1980s' finest family comedies from two undisputed kings of the decade - John Hughes & John Candy...

“Multiple Maniacs” Works On Many Loony Levels

Mark Fraser looks back at a truly scurrilous work which, despite itself, remains both socially and politically astute...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017

“Baywatch” Sporadically Titillates But Lacks Spark

Baywatch is the latest American TV show to get a big screen reboot with Dwayne Johnson stepping into the shoes once worn by David Hasselhoff...