Dad's Army Reviews

February 7, 2016
It was a sitcom, which is to say habitual - and since it is still frequently broadcast and enjoyed, it is with us as much as it ever was. And we don't enjoy our favourite habits being changed for us.
February 4, 2016
[The cast members] have great comic timing, but this film mostly fails to make use of it.
February 3, 2016
For fans of the original TV series, this reboot will feel like a disappointment. For everybody else, a pointless and easily avoidable misfire.
January 28, 2016
This celebration of Dad's Army surpasses the original.
January 28, 2016
I left the cinema convinced it could work - but whatever it was I'd just seen hadn't.
January 28, 2016
It's a time-honored style of comedy, accessible to a broad audience, and it works on its own terms, without too many ill-advised attempts at modernization.
January 27, 2016
Even granddad has moved on from teatime comedy gags about jam roly-poly.
January 26, 2016
The question that suggests itself in response to all this is a spectral "Why ... ?"