Paul Feig

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The School for Good and Evil review – Netflix’s Harry Potter rip-off is a disaster
An adaptation of a YA favourite about two opposing fairytale schools is overlong, bland and utterly devoid of magic

Charles Bramesco

19, Oct, 2022 @1:24 PM

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On my radar: Paul Feig’s cultural highlights
The American comedian and director on feeling at home in Claridge’s, being moved by Bob Marley’s wife, and drinking with London’s king of the martini

Kathryn Bromwich

16, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Freaks and Geeks: hilarious, moving and endlessly quotable teen show for the ages
It launched the careers of Judd Apatow, James Franco and and Busy Philipps. But this late 90s comedy is so much more than just a springboard for big names

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

21, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Last Christmas may be the worst film of the year – so why is it box-office gold?
Written by Emma Thompson, directed by Paul Feig of Bridesmaids, soundtracked by George Michael – and panned by critics. Why are audiences flocking to see it?

Dylan B Jones

21, Nov, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Last Christmas: hearts, history and Heal the Pain – discuss with spoilers
Does the trailer reveal too much? Did anyone bother to check the dates of the Yugoslav wars? And can a George Michael vehicle really be as sexless as a stollen?

Guy Lodge

19, Nov, 2019 @1:07 PM

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Last Christmas review – cliched festive failure
George Michael’s music is wasted in Paul Feig’s comedy of excruciating life lessons

Wendy Ide

17, Nov, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Last Christmas review – a grisly, sub-Richard Curtis festive pudding
This shameless attempt by screenwriter Emma Thompson to siphon off the eggnog flavour from Love Actually is clunky and weird

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Last Christmas review – Emma Thompson's romcom is an overstuffed turkey
An attempt to pay tribute to the music of George Michael and the fandom of Love Actually fails on both counts and at many more things along the way

Benjamin Lee

06, Nov, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Paul Feig: 'Male humour always devolves into homophobia and name-calling'
The director adores working with women – but did the all-female Ghostbusters furore change that? Not a bit, he says

Rebecca Nicholson

18, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Last Christmas: first trailer for Emma Thompson romcom featuring the music of George Michael
Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in the yuletide release, which is scripted by and co-stars Thompson, with Paul Feig as director

Guardian Film

14, Aug, 2019 @6:02 AM

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Unreleased George Michael music to feature in Last Christmas film
The London-set romantic comedy to be directed by Paul Feig will include the Wham! classic as well as other, unheard tracks

Laura Snapes

29, Oct, 2018 @10:45 AM

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A Simple Favour review – delicious black comedy from Paul Feig
Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively are wicked fun in this tale of an odd couple friendship turned bizarre mystery

Wendy Ide

23, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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