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Film: Special Correspondents – tepid lack of guffaws

Ricky Gervais’ Netflix feature film, Special Correspondents, isn’t as funny, politically charged or free flowing as it ought to be. Instead, Gervais delivers a film that stumbles through a typical narrative with only a handful of chuckles to sooth the process. 638 more words


It Made Me Smile...At Least. Special Correspondents (2016) Review

Special Correspondents is an admirable comedy in terms of concept but not necessarily in terms of presentation.

This original film from Netflix is about a radio journalist (Eric Bana) and his sound engineer (Ricky Gervais) who, after failing to get into Ecuador, fake a war report from a café. 249 more words

Tea, Cake and Cottages: Hanging Around Hampstead

The Husband and I decided to take a stroll around Hampstead this weekend to enjoy the unexpectedly sunny weather following a brief, and rather unseasonal,  flurry of snow on Thursday. 777 more words

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Film Review: Netflix's Special Correspondents Is Nothing Special

Spoiler alert, the last line of Netflix’s Special Correspondents is a meta-joke about how much it looks like a low-budget movie, but the joke is entirely unnecessary. 769 more words

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Whatever happened to Ricky Gervais? The glory days of The Office and Extras are now long gone and his occasional forays into cinema have amounted to a few average cameos in other people’s movies and the woeful laughter-free zone that was… 443 more words


Special Correspondents #Review

Special Correspondents is a Netflix movie, written and directed by Ricky Gervais.

Ian Finch (Gervais) works for Q365 News in New York City as a chief sound engineer, alongside the stations… 125 more words


The Watchers May 2-8, 2016: Hello Houdini and Doyle, goodbye Good Wife

Seven TV suggestions for seven days. Because who wants to go outside?

Monday, May 2

Houdini and Doyle (Fox, Global, 9-10 p.m.)

London, 1901. Two friends just hanging out and solving crimes that might or might not be supernatural in nature. 791 more words