Lacks the fervent hilarity of her earlier special but Hard Knock Wife is still a solid hour's worth of entertainment. Missed the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up jokes, but I'll survive!
I think I'm going to stop rating the majority of the comedy specials I watch, as it is rather hard to compare narrative-led films with comedy specials, but this was very, very funny. Lycett is eminently likable, with enough laugh-out-loud material and audience banter to ensure its runtime goes by ridiculously quickly. Favourite title, ever?
I adore the medium of film. The fact that anything can happen, in any place, any time period, excites me in a way nothing else can. Of course, there's the stinkers of the movie world, but for every unfortunate event playing out on screen, there's two or three prodigious ones. However, the film world may be dandy and fresh, but there's one thing that has always got on my nerves.
Whenever a child star portrays a lead character in a…
This is the greatest film I've ever seen. Singin' in the Rain may be insurmountably good, but even with its great musical numbers and the unbeatable Jean Hagen, it still hasn't left a mark on me like Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) has. Almost an hour after seeing it, I'm still respiring for air, thanks to its exhilarating nature,…