Kristen Wiig

8

Great

Despicable Me review (Blu-ray)

In which another studio shows that anything Pixar can do... well, maybe Pixar’s not a great example. Let’s go with Dreamworks. Anything Dreamworks can do, Universal now shows they can do...

8

Great

Paul review

In a world where perfectly good foreign-language movies are shoved through the Hollywood mangle just for the benefit of people who can’t cope with subtitles (or subplots, or subtlety), it’s...

8

Great

Despicable Me review

In which another studio shows that anything Pixar can do... well, maybe Pixar’s not a great example. Let’s go with Dreamworks. Anything Dreamworks can do, Universal now shows they can do...

4

Poor

MacGruber review (Blu-ray)

Yet another comedy derived from a Saturday Night Live sketch. It's a piss-take of those cheesy action movies and TV series from the '80s, well made to be sure and...

8

Great

Whip It review (DVD)

When did you last see a sports film about indie misfits? Let’s face it: sports movies for teenagers are either weepy Disney underdog stories or badly-written rebel-goes-good tripe like (shudder)...

4

Poor

6

Fair

Extract review

This is a likeable comedy from Mike Judge (Office Space) starring Bateman as a caring head of a small business making culinary items and chemicals, unenthused by his listless marriage...

8

Great

Whip It review

When did you last see a sports film about indie misfits? Let’s face it: sports movies for teenagers are either weepy Disney underdog stories or badly-written rebel-goes-good tripe like (shudder)...

4

Poor

How To Train Your Dragon review

We have had films adapted from video games since at least 1993's Super Mario Bros, a film so bad even its stars gave interviews slagging it off.

8

Great

Adventureland

After cutting his teeth in the pressure cooker of American television as the director of Arrested Development, Greg Mottola exploded into feature films with Superbad, a film that drew critical...