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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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Sorry to Bother YouSorry to Bother You (2018)
Dir. Boots Riley
Feat. LaKeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer
A brilliant, politically radicalised comedy marking a big splash debut for rapper turned writer/director Boots Riley that was apparently ten years in the making, yet is perfectly in sync with the volatility of Trump's America. Set in Oakland, California, where a black telemarketer learns to adopt his…
Anna and the ApocalypseAnna and the Apocalypse (2017)
Dir. John McPhail
Feat. Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Marli Siu
Big-hearted Xmas themed zombie musical set in the sleepy town of Little Haven, where Anna and her friends go up against the undead. A delightful genre mash-up which celebrates rather than subverts the cliches.
Mega Time SquadMega Time Squad (2018)
Dir. Tim van Dammen
Feat. Anton Tennet, Jonathan Brugh, Milo Cawthorne
Ingenious low-budget sci-fi comedy set in the tiny North Island town of Thames, New Zealand in which a small-town criminal finds an ancient Chinese time-travel device that can help him pull off a heist and start a new life, though he may not survive the consequences of tampering with time. Exploiting the…
Juliet, NakedJuliet, Naked (2018)
Dir. Jesse Peretz
Feat. Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, Chris O'Dowd
Romantic comedy from the pen of Nick Hornby, exploring indie music superfandom, with a professor who idolises an obscure 90's alt-rocker (Ethan Hawke) who is also having an affair with his wife (Rose Byrne).
Ladies in BlackLadies in Black (2018)
Dir. Bruce Beresford
Feat. Angourie Rice, Rachael Taylor, Julia Ormond
Set in Sydney in 1959, this charming adaptation of the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John follows the lives of a group of young employees at the luxurious Goodes department store.
Funny CowFunny Cow (2017)
Dir. Adrian Shergold
Feat. Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine
Maxine Peake is tremendous in this role as a stand-up comedian touring the working men's clubs in the stifling cultural climate of 1970's Northern England.
Crazy Rich AsiansCrazy Rich Asians (2018)
Dir. John Chu
Feat. Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh
Highly effective hi-gloss American rom-com featuring an all Asian cast that follows a young native New Yorker and her longtime boyfriend to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting his family, she is unprepared to learn that he's the…

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