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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 12th, 2013
This is a delight on two levels.
One: It’s a reswizzled trailer for Monty Python and the Holy Grail made by Stéphane Bouley, and using all of the most common tricks trailermakers use to try and add booming gravitas to every tiny moment in a film. So it has the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 7th, 2012
OK, so there isn’t really a new Monty Python film per se, but it’s pretty close to being one, and it looks like the purpetually busy Benedict will be its star.
It’s reason enough to buy a Kindle. John Cleese, the British funnyman who was a founding member of the Monty Python comedy group, starred in the Britcom Fawlty Towers (1975-79) and in the film A Fish Called Wanda (1988), has signed to ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 5th, 2012
Note: for reasons of canonical purity we’re excluding spoofs, even the 1967, Bond-mocking Casino Royale. Sadly this means the list can’t include Jonathan Pryce, Joanna Lumley, Ronnie Corbett, Bernard Cribbins or Rowan ...
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on September 21st, 2012
You don’t have to shake or stir beer. But that’s not the reason you’re going to be seeing James Bond drinking a brewski instead of a Stoli in at least one scene in Skyfall.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 3rd, 2012
OK, so here’s the deal. It’s a film called A Liar’s Autobiography, based on the autobiography written by Graham Chapman (liar, and member of the Monty Python team).
Tom Weston-Jones and Kevin Ryan have some work to do. (Photo/BBCA) I moustache you a question, why do moustaches always give us a giggle? Possibly it’s because they do look ticklish!
By staff | Posted on June 28th, 2012
With the new BBC America docu-comedy Twenty Twelve premiering Thursday (June 28) at 9/8c, we thought it might be fun to “‘av a laugh” by checking out iTunes where BBC America is giggling its way through Summer of ...
Time to break out the rat-infested crackers and toss a Waldorf salad, for Prunella Scales – Sybil Fawlty herself – celebrates her 80th birthday today.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 5th, 2011
Adele’s first album 19 was written largely about her first major boyfriend and the turmoil she went through when they broke up. Her second album 21 was written after she split with her second major boyfriend, and that is why it ...