Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

2018

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

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89%

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Average Rating: 3.6/5

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Colin Burstead hires a lavish country manor for his extended family to celebrate New Year. Unfortunately for Colin his position of power in the family is under serious threat from the arrival of his estranged brother David.

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Critic Reviews for Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (3)

  • Ben Wheatley strips things way back for his nerve-raddled family reunion comedy, and the result is one of his best, most fluid films.

    Oct 14, 2018 | Full Review…

    Guy Lodge

    Variety
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  • Every minute of this film has something of interest, every frame is well composed. And yet I admit I found there was something a bit contrived and unreal about it, like an epic improv session.

    Oct 13, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Plenty of classy ingredients here, but Wheatley's tentative first foray into the realm of adult drama is not the heart-bruising emotional assault course it could have been.

    Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Commanding a handheld camera, Wheatley orchestrated this comedy with delirium-free, improvised-like routines that bring it closer to the experimental genre.

    Feb 24, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Cuts like acid through the fatty, feel-good excess of the Christmas film canon.

    Feb 13, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Colin Burstead is spectacularly well-written, Wheatley's dense, rapid-fire dialogue packed with laughs and crafting a believable family dynamic.

    Feb 7, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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