With the obvious exception of writer/director Adam McKay, I find it hard to believe that anybody believed a biopic about former US Vice-President Dick Cheney would prove particularly interesting, let alone funny. Then again McKay has a history of making the mundane amusing and, with Vice, he has delivered insight into a notoriously private individual, […]

Despicable Me 2

With a few obvious exceptions, such as The Empire Strikes Back and The Godfather 2, sequels rarely match or surpass the original film from which they have spawned, however Despicable Me 2 certainly goes close. This follow-up to the excellent and hugely successful Despicable Me maintains all of the charm of the original. Furthermore, the […]