Release: Friday June 27
Starring: Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney
Synopsis: When an unrelenting developer jeopardises the existence of Agnes Brown’s beloved market stall, she and her family rally together in a bid to save it, along with an unlikely troop of assistants. What follows is a hilarious sequence of events on the streets of Dublin that will have you in stitches from start to finish.
Why You Should See It: That loud smashing sound you hear is the sound of a thousand Macbooks being slammed shut in disgust by the pretentious beard-wearers who don't see Mrs Brown's Boys as real comedy, because people fall over, say naughty words and don't have epiphanies. Well, tough – Mrs Brown's Boys may be populist, but it's hilarious – dragging laughter from you with a mixture of witty putdowns and endearingly shambolic production values (the constant corpsing, the occasional peek of a camera on set, etc).
The film is promising more of the same, and there's nothing wrong with that. In fact, sometimes you've just got to laugh – and this film promises that at least. There won't be any subtext, but there doesn't have to be. Just some hearty laughter will do fine, thank you. And if you don't like that, you can fe-[SNIP: Ed]