If any troupe has stood the test of time, it’s British comedy team Monty Python. The stories and sketches Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Terry Gilliam have heavily influenced generaations. Every 10 years, Monty Python reunites to tell and retell their stories about pitching the idea to the BBC, […]
For the 50th anniversary of Monty Python’s Flying Circus‘ first broadcast, on BBC 1, Michael Palin has narrated and constructed a series of shws for BBC Radio 4, Monty Python at 50: The Self-Abasement Tapes, broadcasting sketches that never made it to air, or in very limited capacities, such as advertising for the show and […]
The Council of Economic Advisers to the President of The United States of America has provided their annual economic report to the President. The President, after reviewing and approving of the report, has sent the Economic Report of the President to Congress. What is surprising about this report lies in some surprise appearances in The […]
If you currently don’t have enough Monty Python in your life, never fear! Netflix has got you covered, apparently. The streaming service giant has acquired the entire Python catalogue of films, Flying Circus episodes, and various live performances and will be launching them sometime later this year. The UK and Canada Netflix subscribers will actually get […]
Prepare to fight dirty and dictate new world disorder with RAID: World War II as Starbreeze, Lion GameLion and 505 Games today revealed release dates for the highly- anticipated shooter, starring John Cleese as the British intelligence officer named Control. The game itself is a four-player cooperative first-person shooter set during that pleasant little time period when the German war machine was tearing through Europe, and hope was in rather short supply. Known for contributing to critically-acclaimed heist game PAYDAY 2, developers Game Lion lead by Game Director Ilija Petrusic (Co-founder of OVERKILL Software […]
Tony Lee talked about running the comic book side of the London Film And Comic Con on Bleeding Cool yesterday. Well, it seems that I am going to be giving him an even greater headache. I will be at the London Film And Comic Con as a guest. I’ll have a table and everything. But it […]
John Cleese is funny. Seriouisly funny. Think of what you’ve seen him in… Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, A Fish Called Wanda… The man is comedy incarnate. And now, after almost forty years away from them, Cleese is returning for a BBC Sitcom. The legendary actor will co-start with Alison Steadman in a six-part comedy series […]
Scintillating new details have emerged in the internet’s ongoing investigation into a possible John Cleese role in the DC Cinematic Universe, possibly in Justice League, Ben Affleck’s standalone Batman film, or both. According to ComicBook.com, who heard it from some guy on Twitter, John Cleese’s twitter account has recently begun following both Ben Affleck and Justice […]
John Cleese is a hugely respected memeber of any cast he is in. The actor has been working for decades now, and he has the abillty to turn up in some pretty unexpected places as well. Speaking of, if his Twitter is to be believed, it looks like he might turn up in the DCEU too. As […]
Jeremy Renner is joining a new team as the Avengers actor signs on to voice the lead in the AMBI Group 3D Animated film Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Renner joins a cast that already includes Alec Baldwin, James Franco, Anjelica Huston and Omar Sy as a group of inexperienced heroes combining to thwart the evil Doc Walrus, […]
In a vintage Live Talks Los Angeles video, Monty Python veterans Eric Idle and John Cleese discuss some of their days in Cambridge, the odd circumstances around which they and their Python cohorts received their first thirteen-episode series, and a number of other things. At the time of the recording, Cleese had just published his […]
By Jeb D. When it was announced earlier this year that there would be a live theatrical broadcast of the final performance of the Monty Python “farewell” shows from London’s O2 arena, people that know me assumed I’d be first in line for tickets. My siblings and I were what you might call “first generation” […]
I sat down with Cleese to talk about Planes, his feelings about modern films in general and the Disney method.
Named for the ferocious goat sucker and possessed of formidable wind-breaking skills.
If I had the power to do absolutely anything, I'd cast these guys too.
If there's a member of Monty Python that won't be appearing in A Liar's Autobiography, you might be surprised to hear it won't be Graham Chapman.
Find out why John Cleese's bedroom smells of Eldberberry, and more.
The Croods is the next project from Chris Sanders, the cult animation director who worked on Lilo & Stitch and How To Train your Dragon, and Kirk DeMicco, a screenwriter on the in-development Hong Kong Phooey film. In earlier iterations, it was an Aardman animation called Crood Awakening and with John Cleese on the writing […]
It’s been over twenty years since the premature death of Monty Python Graham Chapman in 1989 from cancer. But now his fellow Pythons are determined to bring Chapman back to the attention of a generation that has missed his wit through an animation of his ‘fanciful’ autobiography A Liar’s Autobiography: Volume VI. Not only that, […]
From the Animax website, a good clear look at some Anime X-Men. Click through on the image for a larger version. Not really my speed, I shouldn’t think. I guess I’ll be keeping my powder dry for First Class. And… surely I’m not the only person to be put in mind of this: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mYY1QGK0jQ[/youtube] Those […]