Author Archives: Jay Richardson

Kung-Fu Panda

July 4th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

Kung-Fu Panda looks fantastic and kids will adore its roly-poly, furry hero. But this is strictly formulaic animation from DreamWorks,


June 25th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

The special effects and action sequences may be cutting-edge, state-of-the-art. But Wanted taps into an age-old narrative fantasy of empowerment

Priceless (Hors de prix)

June 13th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

With a lightness of touch that Hollywood would undoubtedly struggle to reproduce, Priceless (Hors de prix) is a frivolous French

Smart People

May 16th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

A film about the intelligent behaving foolishly, Smart People has echoes of Sideways and The Squid and the Whale. Yet

Futurama: Geektastic

May 11th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

Blessed are the geeks, for they shall inherit the universe. From its first airing in 1999, Futurama has been enjoyed

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

April 25th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

Billed as Russell Brand’s Hollywood arrival, the comedian’s acting chops in Forgetting Sarah Marshall must have sufficiently impressed producer Judd


April 4th, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

Awake is a truly bizarre film, a brave, high-concept conspiracy thriller that falls short of its ambitions under the weight

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