Posts Tagged ‘Jason Sudeikis’

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Sleeping with Other People (Leslye Headland, 2015)

September 9, 2015

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Writer-director Leslye Headland’s Sleeping with Other People is, it’s fair to say, a lot less acerbic than her debut feature, Bachelorette, but there’s still a degree of raunchiness and vulgar bite to make this stand out from considerably tamer romantic comedies. Many early festival reviews have been keen to compare it to When Harry Met Sally (or give it the moniker “When Harry F**ked Sally”), and although there’s still a considerable gap in quality between the two, the comparison is not too off-base. It’s a worthy 21st century successor, with a similarly strong pair of leads at its centre, albeit a more disreputable, often mean-spirited duo than Harry and Sally…

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Epic (Chris Wedge, 2013)

May 22, 2013

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Epic feels like a deliberate throwback to children’s adventure films of the 80s and 90s. And not necessarily the good ones – it’s plagued by a lot of similarities to 1992 eco-bore FernGully. What director Chris Wedge’s film does offer, however, is generally well-executed and engaging enough to make it a pleasant diversion…

Full review for The Skinny here