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Knights at the Movies: Reformulating Fellowship in Film Adaptations of Chivalric Communities (Public lecture, 7th October)

Bromances, road-buddies, fellowships: close-knit male communities lie at the centre of movies such as The Lord of the Rings or A Knight’s Tale which revive medieval notions for the modern cinema. 363 more words


Just sending a quick message (Monty Python gif)

When you are hanging out with friends but need to send off a text to someone.


Marx: A Basic Introduction

Hello everyone! Sorry this is a bit late, but I ran into some technical difficulties while making this video.

Here, as promised, is the next video installment in my “Fantasy Lit 101” series. 230 more words

Academic Fantasy


A highly irreverent and hilarious spoof, King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable embark on a quest in this adaptation of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. 25 more words

The Sunday Intertitle: Monkey on Man on Wire

Fiona definitely prefers Keaton to Chaplin, which is fine, except I don’t see the need to compare them at all. Do we need to decide that Fred Astaire is better than Gene Kelly? 511 more words


Monty Python and the Holy Grail 40th anniversary box set includes a working catapult

This year markith the 40th anniversary of the comedy classic Monty Python and the Holy Grail. To celebrate, the legendary British troupe is releasing… 154 more words


Terry Jones' Medieval Lives - 7/8: The Outlaw

Being a comedian as well as an historian, Terry Jones takes an established belief, turns that around, and presents proof for his assertion. For example, peasants did not live in complete squalor, owning some valuable property.

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