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Withnail and I (1987)

Dir. Bruce Robinson. Starring Paul McGann, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths

Withnail and I is a spiritual successor to Brideshead Revisited, presumably where Charles and Sebastian would have ended up if Waugh had ditched Sebastian’s Catholic family but maintained the guilt. 1,891 more words


That Withnail moment

Today is that terrible point in the year we call Blue Monday where we are, as a nation, feeling the pinch of the Christmas splurges as the credit card bills come rolling in and it’s a long way to the next pay day. 769 more words


Review: Long-delayed 'Rum Diary' worth the wait - KVIA

Bruce Robinson has never topped the riotous comic miserabilism of his first film, the cult classic “Withnail and I” — he’s never even come close — but “The Rum Diary” might be considered hair of the dog after a 24-year-long career hangover. 26 more words

Withnail & I (1987)

Withnail & I is the tale of a pair of out of work actors in the Camden of 1969 who decide to get away from it all for a weekend in a country cottage. 280 more words


Pulling Focus: Withnail and I (1987)

Pulling Focus: Withnail and I (1987)26 NOVEMBER 2016 FEATURES, REVIEWS BY SHANE SCOTT-TRAVIS

“The best British comedy ever made? Possibly. A masterpiece? Unquestionably.”– Ali Catterall, Film4… 302 more words

They All Love Jack

Read 14/11/2016-29/11/2016

Rating: 5 stars

I bought this because I heard that it was viscerally angry in its refutation of the myth of Jack the Ripper. 2,752 more words

Book Review

Withnail and I

Withnail and I (1987) is one of the great British comedies. It is at once both a “city boys can’t handle country life” romp and a “British politeness is crippling” commentary, mixed in with drugs, sexuality, and a chicken. 343 more words

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