Director Leslye Headland, whose last effort Bachelorette played out like a highly cynical version of Bridesmaids, is back with her own 21st Century version of When Harry Met Sally. Sleeping With Other People bears a lot of similarities to Rob Reiner’s late 80s classic romcom, and it’s not a bad thing.
When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus: a demonic force of ancient evil intent on punishing non-believers.
Parks and Recreation, or Parks & Rec as it’s lovingly known by both its hardcore fanbase and those who would prefer to save literally, one second, is one of the greatest sitcoms to grace television screens in the last twenty years, easy. Documented not by how it bulldozed audience viewing figures, or netted its stars one mil per episode (ahem, Friends), but by its consistent resilience not only by being “on the bubble” for six seasons – wherein a show doesn’t really warrant renewing, due to dwindling audience figures, yet US television network NBC believed in it anyway – but by permeating itself in the zeitgeist where you least expected it to.
When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus
Dir. Patrick Brice, US, 2015, 79 mins Cast: Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, Judith Godrèche A small, easily-digestible treatise on marriage, sex and relationships in the 21st Century, The Overnight is an offbeat experience that is by no means for everyone. The wheelhouse is one that has been popping up very frequently of late – produced by the brothers Duplass, helmed by an indie filmmaker still at the outset of his...