Comedy Film

It Was Just Flat-Out The Worst Of Times

Ahh, Julia Morris – you might not crack a smile at anything she’s ever said or done, but you can’t deny that she keeps on saying and doing things. In fact, so good is she at saying and doing things – from purchasing a title so she can call herself “Lady Julia Morris” to pulling... Read More »

A Major Pain

From The Herald-Sun‘s Confidential section: Rotund Aussie comedian Rebel Wilson is hard at work in LA filming a major role in crass comedy Bridesmaids, directed by comic mastermind Judd Apatow and starring Little Britain comedian Matt Lucas What’s wrong with this statement? Firstly Apatow, while producing, isn’t directing – Paul Feig of Freaks & Geeks... Read More »

Four Lions, Five Wimps

British comedy legend Chris Morris was at the Sydney Film Festival last weekend attending the Australian premiere of his film Four Lions, a comedy about suicide bombers. And as part of the festival he was interviewed in front of an audience by The Chaser's Julian... Read More »

Yob Nobs Watch Widescreen Slobs pt 2: The Kings of Mykonos: Wog Boy 2

Australian comedy movies are like a busted watch: annoying and not even remotely funny, but if you time it just right you can suck a lot of people in with... Read More »

Yob Nobs Watch Widescreen Slobs pt 1: I Love You Too

Australian comedy movies are like buses: you wait for ages for one and then two come along at once and they’re badly designed and clearly unroadworthy contraptions full of scary, crazy, smelly people you’d much rather have nothing to do with. Everyone knows the Australian film industry is in a mess, but it’s hard to... Read More »

Blundering Around in the Dark

Being a film reviewer for The Age must be a thankless task (apart from all the free... Read More »

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