Genre Archive : comedy

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

Do butlers burgle banks?
Do Butlers Burgle Banks - P G Wodehouse

Read originally 19/07/2010. Reread June 2014 On my reread I enjoyed it just as much as the first time round, […]

22 Jump Street
22 Jump Street dir. Phil Lord & Christopher Miller

Have you seen 21 Jump Street? The film, not the tv show? Did you enjoy it? If so you’ll probably […]

The Unfortunate Fursey
The Unfortunate Fursey by Mervyn Wall

Fursey is a lay brother in Clonmacnoise. The only monastery in Ireland to be unafflicted by demons and other such […]

Adam’s Rib
Adams Rib dir. George Cukor

Warren Attinger has been a bad husband, but his wife, Doris, has caught him out. She follows him one day […]

A Pelican at Blandings
featAPelicanAtBlandings

Blandings Castle #11 Clarance, the ninth Earl of Emsworth is enjoying life. The pride of his life, Empress of Blandings […]

Downturn Abbey
Downturn Abbey

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly started life in The Sunday Times and currently stars in The Irish Times, he is a fictional wealthy […]

Observe and report

Writ & Dir by Jody Hill
This is a supposed comedy in which a mall cop tries to get together with the “hot girl” and stop a flasher and find out who is stealing from the mall and also join the real police. I hated it. Hated and despised it. With a fiery fiery passion.

Four Christmases

I didn’t like this film. Not at all. Well, maybe that is a slight lie, cause bits of it were […]

Step Brothers

One day my father just said, “Goddamn it, you’re seventeen, stop being a fucking dinosaur and get a job!”

In Bruges

Ray and Ken are two Irish hit-men hiding out after a job. Hiding out in Bruges on orders from their boss, Harry. Ken is all set to relax and enjoy the medieval scenery and architecture. Visit the castles and churches. Harry says it is like fairy tale, coming in on the canal. Ray isn’t so sure of that, but when he comes upon a film shot he is much more interested.

Juno

Juno is 16. And pregnant. At first she thinks she’ll have an abortion, but changes her mind, she’ll continue to […]

Death at a Funeral

You never quite know what to hope for when you go to see a so-called black comedy/farce. I mean, the […]