Mr Popper’s Penguins (2011) Review

Sometimes you watch the perfect film for the moment you are in. You sort of plan it but you never really know that that film (unless its one you’ve seen before) will fit your mood and situation perfectly. There is a good chance that if you watched that film the next day, or even a week or month later, you might feel hugely different about it, but for the moment you are in, that film becomes perfect. Mr Popper’s Penguins was that perfect movie for my mood and situation. My mood was lazy and tired, my situation was a Sunday … Continue reading Mr Popper’s Penguins (2011) Review

Hall Pass (2011) Review

The Farrelly Brothers peaked very early in their movie-making career(s). I still consider Dumb and Dumber a proper comedy classic. It has the perfect mix of great, goofy, likable characters, played brilliantly by Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, mixed with a story that kept these two great characters getting involved in chaos, danger and general, hilarious situations. It has scenes I can still remember, word for word, even now, as well as loads I have forgotten about until I catch this repeated on TV sometimes. There’s Something About Mary and Me, Myself and Irene were the only ones to come close to repeating … Continue reading Hall Pass (2011) Review