Almodovar? Seriously? Rather than being the work of a maestro, this tedious, cheap and unfunny fluff feels more like the work of Brian Almodovar from Dunedin. Like a jumbo jet with a slow leak.
Every lover of camp movie kitsch has just GOT to make a point of watching this inelegant musical mess. Be Happy! is so awful, it's an instant classic of the genre. I promise, if you're a fan of over-indulgent, genial and sentimental tack, you're gonna LOVE it!
In a clearly expensive production filmed in a number of truly stunning settings in Spain and in England, we meet a caste of actors - they would be the pride of many small-town…
I can’t believe Redford would be proud of this as his swan song. The script for the Old Man & the Gun is simple and formulaic, demanding little more than a sleepwalk from any of its cast of celebrities. Such a disappointing curtain call for a once great actor.
Unhappily the old man bows out with a cliched yawn.
Tony Erdmann has been described as a tenderly funny film, as a ‘German comedy with bite’. It’s not.
Is more than one version of this awfulness doing the rounds? This is one of those times when I feel I must have been sitting in another theatre watching something completely different to what other people claim to have seen.
Tony Erdmann is a sad and lonely father who wants to get closer to his daughter, a very busy and struggling modern…