John Cleese

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2014
  • Calendar

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Monty Python and the FM Smokehouse

    The producers of the Holy Grail proudly present The Life Of Bri ... no, no that's not right. It says here "FM Smokehouse". I don't remember that one being part of the canon, but then I guess no one really watched The Meaning Of Life either, despite that whole song and dance routine about contracept ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 28, 2007


    Not exactly Dead Parrot: The Musical, but close; new season lineups promise star turns

  • Home Entertainment

    April 26, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006
  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Blessed Are the Cheeky

    Python's Brian returns, bearing cinematic salvation

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Nice Pussy

    A killer cat steals a wonderful movie from a kindly ogre

  • Culture

    March 25, 2004

    Royal Screw-ups

    Theatre Britain and Stage West offer English lessons in silly farce and fierce drama

  • Music

    March 11, 2004
  • Film

    June 26, 2003

    Fallen Angels

    Charlie's high-flying heroines kick ass, but not the sequel syndrome

  • Film

    April 17, 2003

    Mighty Mediocre

    Wind bags a few charming laughs, but mostly meanders

  • Culture

    January 30, 2003

    Your New Friends?

    NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans

  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Just Awful

    In which we wonder, "Dude, where's the script?"

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    Rising Stock

    With Berry, the interest is high--and, indeed, the latest Bond yields a big payoff

  • Film

    September 12, 2002

    Cut Rate

    The intentions outweigh the execution in Ice Cube's Barbershop

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    The Madness of Genius

    The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky could make you crazy

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    Race Baiting

    The prize is $2 million, but the reward isn't worth the effort

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Half-baked Shake

    Although inventive, Branagh's Love struggles vainly for harmony

  • Culture

    May 4, 2000

    The final cut

    DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?

  • Film

    January 27, 2000

    Valley of the dull

    Susann biopic isn't Great, not by the longest shot

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Enough is enough

    The new Bond movie ain't that different from, oh, the last 18

  • Film

    April 8, 1999

    Don't it make that white hair gray

    Steve Martin plays middle-aged not-so-crazy

  • Calendar

    January 21, 1999

    Night & Day

    January 21 - 27, 1999

  • News

    March 5, 1998
  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Family reunion

    The Van is a joy ride through an ordinary man's average life

  • Film

    January 23, 1997

    Animal crackers

    Creatures swallows Wanda whole and chokes on the laughter

  • Film

    November 10, 1994


    Interview with the Vampire and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein try to invigorate the horror genre