Night at the Museum 2 (DVD)

November 9th sees the DVD and Blu-ray release of comedy sequel Night of the Museum 2: Escape From the Smithsonian, starring Ben Stiller as the museum guide who has to oversee his larger-than-life exhibits. We’ve got a full review, plus specs so you can see if it’s worth adding to your Christmas list…

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Zombieland (2009)

Dead funny

Horror and comedy are two of the most difficult genres to get right on the big screen; it takes a filmmaking team of great skill to illicit terror or laughter from a wide audience. It all rests on the timing; from the dialogue to the performances, the shooting style to the cuts made in the edit suite, everything must be perfectly packaged to provoke a base emotional reaction – and, all too often, one or all of these elements falls short and the whole point of the film is lost. Not so with Zombieland. In fact, this balls-out, gun-totin’, action-packed, laugh-out-loud horror comedy is about the most fun you could have in a cinema without getting arrested.

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