Monty Python and the Holy Grail

I’m not quite sure when I first watched Monty Python and the Holy Grail, but I know I wasn’t too young. Certainly a teenager. I’d heard of Monty Python but was more familiar with John Cleese from Fawlty Towers. I think I bought a collected dvd set, although maybe I caught some on the television… […]

The adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle : The thing beneath the bed

Illustrated by Nate Taylor Read for this year’s RIP challenge. Check out the RIP review site. Everywhere I have seen this book mentioned there comes a warning; this is not a book for children. It looks like one, it is a picture book. It features a princess and her teddy bear. But all those warnings […]

Borat

Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan It is pretty impossible to review this film, because it is, in essence, just some fucked up shit happening across the “US and A”, but is hilarious. I don’t think I’ve laughed so much in ages, and certainly never when trying not to look […]

Wedding Crashers

I was expected some mindless entertainment, with a few laughs. Instead I got mindless entertainment, plenty of insanity and loads of laughs. The basic plot is fairly simple: two guys use the wedding season to attend (uninvited) various weddings and sleep with as many women as possible. Wilson(John) and Vaughn(Jeremy) play the two wedding crashers […]

Intermission

A great film. Found it really funny, and despite the fact that it is a very Irish film there is not a bit of Oirishness to it.

The plot revolves around two lads who work in the local warehouse type shop. One has no love life at all, the other has recently broken up with his girlfriend, and she is now dating a bank manager. Read more about Intermission