Films Tagged "Comedy"

American Friends (PG)

While walking in the Alps Ashby (Michael Palin) reluctantly guides two American women, but on returning to his Oxford college his running for President is…

Peter’s Friends (15)

A decade later Peter invites all his old friends from the University musical revue troupe to a houseparty. They gradually slip into their old relationships……

Leon the Pig Farmer (15)

A Jewish estate agent resigns his job in disgust and becomes a delivery man. He then discovers that his real father is a Yorkshire pig-farmer,…

Before Sunset (15)

“My plan B has always been to make a film about people who talk a lot.” – Richard Linklater “…and all across the great plain…

Strictly Ballroom (PG)

Stunning dancing gives this films its edge and by the end you’ll be doing the rumba up the aisles and deciding to sign up for…

Hear My Song (15)

Josef Locke comes back to Britain despite a warrant for non-payment of income tax to complete an old love affair and give a defiantly rousing…

Fried Green Tomatoes (PG)

Jessica Tandy’s feisty stories of a brawling rural Alabama woman are the heart of this double story of four women, two against the world in…

Flirting (15)

Two outcast schoolkids (a stammering boy and an African girl) find solace in one another’s affections. Bursting with laughter, adolescent desire and erotic tension. John…

I Love You to Death (15)

Husband and wife run a pizza cade in New York; he is unfaithful to her and so she and her mother attempt to have him…

The Closet (15)

Le Placard is a light as a feather French farce, gently lampooning homophobia and political correctness. It is typical of its writer-director, Francis Veber, a…

Me and Orson Welles (12a)

The ‘me’ of the title is a seventeen year-old high-school student, Richard Samuel (Zac Efron) through whose eyes we see the story. It is November…

Cyrano de Bergerac (U)

Cyrano, the poet and dauntless officer from Gascony with long nose, is perishing from unrequited love for his cousin Roxanne. High poetry, comedy, swashbuckling action…

Bombón: El Perro (15)

Bombón: El Perro, directed by Carlos Sorin (b. 1944 Buenos Aires) has the charm of “Best in Show” combined with the sparseness and beauty of…

Driving Miss Daisy (U)

Set in Atlanta the film tells the story of an ageing Jewish widow and her black chauffeur – observing the subtle and gradual shifts between…

Shall we Dance? (PG)

This is a charming and funny film about the need for and healing powers of self-expression whilst exploiting the culture clash between East and West.…

Thelma and Louise (15)

Thelma, escaping from her claustrophobic marriage, and Louise, a harassed waitress, go off on a weekend spree but on their first night Louise shoots a…

Four Weddings and a Funeral (15)

Director Mike Newell and writer Richard Curtis hit exactly the right note in a charming, knowing, unsentimental piece. Quality cast and some wonderful British locations.…

Black Cat, White Cat (15)

The society has had a number of films over the last couple of years that have come from central Europe, “The Lives of Others”, an…

The Sapphires (PG)

Hugely entertaining and loosely accurate history of an Aboriginal girl band set in the 1960’s. This soul band sparkles against glorious sunshine in Australia and…

Vanya on 42nd Street (U)

Riveting performances. You will feel at the end that you don’t need to see the play in period costume or setting, you have already seen…

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