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Written and Directed by: Damon Beesley and Iain Morris // Starring: Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas

I’ve gone back and forth writing this one, trying to explain how, although I enjoyed this movie, I have this very conflicted relationship with embracing “lowbrow” humour. It’s all nonsense though. I’ve heard genuinely brilliant, clever comedians I respect as much as anyone extolling the comedic virtues of a fart, so praising a completely passable teen comedy shouldn’t be so difficult for me. But I am a wreck of irrational anxieties and I guess it is hard to embrace toilet humour with your head so far up your own ass. I liked it though.

Jenny Lewis - 5th Sept 2014 - Islington Assembly Hall, London

I had such a great time at this show. I was completely alone and there were times I wondered whether my dancing might draw annoyed looks, but it didn’t matter. I was so into it, man. She played most of the new album - which I’m digging in a big way - and there was more Rilo Kiley than I’d even let myself hope for beforehand. She absolutely knocked it dead.

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A bunch of unique endings and I think I fumbled my way towards the least engaging. I bet a lot of people get that one, too, because I played fairly conservatively. In fact, a part of me feels like you’d have to be pretty contrary in your choices to get some of the better endings, but maybe I’m wrong. I guess that’s what makes playing a game based so directly on individual moral choices so dope. I look forward to Season 3 and I cannot wait for the Game of Thrones game in the meantime.

"That’s right. They have raised the terror threat level from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’. That’s just one step from the UK’s highest level".

"That’s right. They have raised the terror threat level from ‘substantial’ to ‘severe’. That’s just one step from the UK’s highest level".

Directed by: Gareth Edwards // Written by: Max Borenstein & Dave Callaham // Starring: Aaron-Taylor Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe

I thought this was okay. At first it was fairly rough because the characters and dialogue weren’t doing much for me, but I made a conscious decision after about twenty minutes that salvaged the experience: watch it as if it’s a B-movie tribute with deliberately weak dialogue and just try to appreciate the monsters and the carnage. It sounds a little bit snobby perhaps, but sincerely once I did that things went a lot better. There were moments I was reminded of Jurassic Park - albeit maybe Jurassic Park 2 or 3 - and I feel like most of the monster stuff was handled very well. You just have to try and blank out most of the stuff with the humans.

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Directed by: Nicholas Stoller // Written by: Andrew J. Cohen & Brendan O’Brien // Starring: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz

Well, considering I felt reasonably positive about The Guilt Trip, it’s pretty fair to say I enjoy almost any Seth Rogen-led comedy. This was no different. The leads are solid, it’s peppered with a ton of cameos from really funny people and I laughed a bunch. There is a part of me that wonders whether my standards have slipped a lot now I’m not watching so many movies - my family were pretty nonplussed by it - but mostly I think it was good. Simple, compact and funny.