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Bond 20: Die Another Day (2002)

Duration 2h 13m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story All the other Bond films and Ian Fleming’s characters Writers/Script Neal Purvis, Robert Wade Additional Info… 196 more words

Four Yorkshiremen hit 50 (comedy, not cricket)

Who’d have thought, 50 years ago, I’d be sitting here writing a blog about what is still the greatest TV comedy sketch ever? That’s my opinion, of course, and nothing divides opinion quite like comedy. 1,364 more words

MONTY PYTHON'S THE MEANING OF LIFE (1983) - Food for thought

The following is my entry in the Food in Film Blogathon, being co-hosted by the blogs Speakeasy and Silver Screenings from Nov. 3-5, 2017. Click on the above banner, and read bloggers’ takes on edibles as presented in movies! 797 more words

Movie Comedy

On This Day -- October 27th

October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 65 days remaining until the end of the year. 213 more words

On This Day

October 27: Happy Birthday Roberto Benigni and Teresa Wright

Each of today’s headliners has a unique accomplishment in the history of the Academy Awards.

Italian filmmaker and comedian Roberto Benigni turns 65 today.  He became well known in his home country as a film and television actor in the 1970s, and directed his first feature film, … 784 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

October 27 in history

312  Constantine the Great was said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross.

939 Edmund I succeeded Athelstan as King of England. 772 more words


The Lost Art of Honest Communications

I recently attended Kimmel Center lecture by John Cleese. While many of these events are an opportunity to listen to and simply be in the presence of great generals, heads of state, authors, and adventurers, the ‘Master of Silly Walks’ hit the mark with me. 284 more words