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Comedy

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Rough Night Review

Scarlett Johansson winds up with a dead stripper on her hands in this raunchy, overly broad comedy from Broad City’s Lucia Aniello.

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  • 30th August 2017
  • Adam
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The Hitman's Bodyguard Review

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson team up to rescue Patrick Hughes’ middle-of-the-road action comedy.

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  • 24th August 2017
  • Adam
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The Big Sick Review

Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani gets an Apatow-endorsed showcase with this heartfelt and hilarious true story of the early days of his relationship.

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  • 3rd August 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: The Little Hours Review

Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Kate Micucci star as frustrated nuns in Jeff Baena’s adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron.

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  • 6th July 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Waterboys Review

A crime writer and his son – both reeling from failed relationships – reconnect on a trip to Edinburgh in this poignant Dutch comedy drama.

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  • 30th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Freak Show Review

Alex Lawther gives an astonishing performance as a flamboyant, “transvisionary gender obliviator” in Trudie Styler’s poignant high school dramedy.

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  • 27th June 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: EMO the Musical Review

An emo kid in an Australian high school finds his scene cred under threat when he falls for a Christian girl in Neil Triffett’s sharp musical comedy.

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  • 26th June 2017
  • Adam
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EIFF 2017: Goodbye Berlin Review

Two high school kids have a summer to remember in this charming German coming-of-age, road trip movie from acclaimed director Fatih Akin.

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  • 25th June 2017
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EIFF 2017: Modern Life is Rubbish Review

Freya Mavor and Josh Whitehouse relive their relationship through their CD collection in Daniel Jerome Gill’s winning romcom.

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  • 22nd June 2017
  • Adam
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Toni Erdmann Review

Maren Ade’s oddball German comedy beguiling, funny and insightful in its depiction of an unusual father-daughter relationship.

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  • 8th February 2017
  • Adam