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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

Jaime Pond

Film director Bruce Robinson brands audience 'a load of UKIP cunts' during talk 

‘It was unbelievable,’ reports a visitor to the arts festival, which is held at the Cornish estate of the late 10th Earl of St Germans, a louche friend of Prince Charles.’Robinson was clearly drunk and his talk was such a shambles that members of the audience started booing.’ 52 more words

Withnail & I