Kenneth Branagh should have his own edition of the kids’ game Guess Who? (Clockwise from top left: Gilderoy Lockhart in Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets / William Shakespeare in All Is True / Hamlet in, er, Hamlet / Dr Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein / Hercule Poirot in Murder On The Orient… Ken Who? Read More
Finally, a story about the beautiful game that isn’t boring or dependent on stereotypical ideas of its players. Yes, I’m talking about Scrabble. Set near Liverpool in the North West, director Carl Hunter’s delightful film is witty and moving – and beautifully written by Frank Cottrell Boyce (with whom Hunter has collaborated previously on the shorts… Sometimes Always Never (London Film Festival) Read More
I love the game Hangman, and play it all the time with my youngest. He only uses two words – POO and BOOBIES – which should speed things up. Though sadly he can’t spell, which makes the game last almost as long as the one in this movie; and though no one dies we do… Hangman Read More
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This is a film about sperm and an egg, and what you can create out of them. In this case a fast paced, laugh-out-loud comedy with a nasty streak that pushes the envelope til the last frame. The sperm are Max’s (Jason Bateman). Their motility isn’t great, because of stress, and when the doctor asks… Game Night Read More
I’ve been trying to do this all evening but I think I’m still missing two.