Author Archives: Jay Richardson


February 1st, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

After an intense viral marketing campaign, Cloverfield is finally upon us. So was it worth the wait and hype? Not

Rhys Darby: Flying Solo

January 1st, 2008 | by Jay Richardson

“It was like I’d finally met my maker,” enthuses Rhys Darby of meeting Jim Carrey, speaking with a degree of

Balls Of Fury

December 26th, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

How do you recommend a comedy so devoid of humour that Christopher Walken’s appearance midway through provides the single, solitary

We Own The Night

December 14th, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

A generic thriller that aims for deeper resonance, We Own The Night is an intriguing feature, undermined by a plot

The Killing of John Lennon

December 7th, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

“I was nobody, until I killed the biggest somebody on earth”. After seeing the hallucinatory Killing of John Lennon, with

Silence Is Golden

December 1st, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

“A good visual gag stays with you forever,” Paul Merton claims. “You can watch a Marx Brothers film from the

Showgirls Was Great!

October 7th, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

Some films are so awful that they’re truly wonderful, which is why stand-up comedians Nicko Vaughn and Joe Timmins created

Edinburgh Festival

August 1st, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

It’s the largest arts festival in the world and overruns Scotland’s capital for the better part of a month. But

27 Dresses

July 28th, 2007 | by Jay Richardson

Proof that a winning central performance can save even the most formulaic romantic comedy from boring snoredom, the otherwise unremarkable

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