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A mainstay genre, as old as the hills, good for a laugh, light in tone, and not to be taken too seriously…

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A Date for Mad MaryA Date for Mad Mary (2016)
Dir. Darren Thornton
Feat. Seána Kerslake, Tara Lee
Smart, soulful Irish rom-com following "Mad" Mary McArdle (Seana Kerslake) as she struggles to find a date to her best friends wedding after being released from a short prison sentence.
Big Sick, TheBig Sick, The (2017)
Dir. Michael Showalter
Feat. Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (SILICON VALLEY) and Zoe Kazan find the right chemistry in this winning culture clash rom-com that rings satisfyingly true, based as it is on the real-life courtship of Nanjiani and his partner, who co-wrote the script. When Kazan's character contracts a mysterious…
Adult Life SkillsAdult Life Skills (2016)
Dir. Rachel Tunnard
Feat. Jodie Whittaker, Ozzy Myers, Brett Goldstein
Smart indie Brit-com with Jodie Whittaker as a women approaching 30 but caught a state of arrested adolescence, living reclusively in her mum's garden shed and making movies featuring her thumbs as actors.
Hippopotamus, TheHippopotamus, The (2017)
Dir. John Jencks
Feat. Roger Allam, Tim McInnerny, Fiona Shaw
An adaptation from the debut novel by Stephen Fry about a disgraced poet who is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles.
Don't Think TwiceDon't Think Twice (2016)
Dir. Mike Birbiglia
Feat. Mike Birbiglia, Gillian Jacobs, Keegan-Michael Key
Stand-up comic Mike Birbiglia follows up his debut feature SLEEPWALK WITH ME with another self-analytical probe set in the comedy industry that pays more satisfying dividends with its broader ensemble focus. The stage is set this time within a New York City improv troupe whose collective and competing…
Pork PiePork Pie (2017)
Dir. Matt Murphy
Feat. Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston, Ashleigh Cummings
Geoff Murphy's beloved and iconic New Zealand road movie is given a souped-up and delightfully witty make-over by his son, Matt Murphy, who demonstrates tremendous confidence in his first feature film as writer/director. The bones of the story remain the same - a trio of misfits travel the length of the…
Cafe SocietyCafe Society (2016)
Dir. Woody Allen
Feat. Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Jeannie Berlin
Diverting valentine to the 1930s from Woody Allen, in his 49th film, following Bronx-born Jesse Eisenberg through romantic, familial and socialite misadventures via a round-trip to Hollywood. Notable among Woody Allen's oeuvre for being ravishing to the eye.