Ben Stiller reprises his role as a former model in a throwaway but amusing sequel
Teenage Fanclub/Jad Fair : Near To You
An inspired collaboration between Scotland's premiere hookmeisters and America's most idiosyncratic - and enduring - underground talent...
Out of the inevitable veteran-musician-comaraderie jam sessions came these tracks (and a forthcoming album), notable not only for their playful spontaneity but for the unlikely ease with which the Teenage Fanclub' classicism blends with Jad's eccentricity. Katrina Mitchell from The Pastels pounds the skins and adds sweet harmonies to 'Near To You', while super-cute b-side 'Always In My Heart' plays like an uncommonly relaxed Lou Reed.
It’s not quite the superhero film revolution we were promised, but it sure as hell is entertaining
Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album
Just as ridiculous as the 1991 original, but in all the wrong ways
The 'Oscar-bait' drama fails to fully translate the emotional weight from page to screen