The Jennifer Lawrence-starring No Hard Feelings and the Adele Lim-directed Joy Ride are two of the very rare (and good) adults-only studio comedies to recently receive a release in Australian cinemas. To celebrate this mini resurgence, we are reflecting on some of the very best recent comedies (released 2018-2023) that we feel will stand the test of time and become classics of the genre.
Netflix has evolved dramatically over the years. At first it was their original TV series that hooked customers in, but as their influence grew they started to invest in the streaming rights for movies that premiered exclusively on the platform. We’ve done a deep dive into their catalogue of movies and picked out five gems that we believe deserve some more love.