Wednesday, March 11 2009
The seemingly smutty and initially baffling title is the collective moniker for a series of Amnesty International benefit concerts, held in London.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
The Python legacy is like the Python treatment of death: vast, ridiculous, constant.
Monday, October 8 2007
TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?
Tuesday, September 26 2006
A nostalgia-tinged scrapbook satisfying to only the most ardent of collectors.
Thursday, November 3 2005
In the heavenly hierarchy of humor, Monty Python's Flying Circus is God. Its four-year run on the BBC resulted in 45 stellar examples of superior sketch comedy.
Thursday, September 22 2005
Despite a deft mixture of traditional polish and youthful verve, At Last the 1948 Show doesn't quite cross the line from good to great.
Tuesday, September 20 2005
Monty Python pioneered the stream-of-consciousness comedy style, which meant every show was like a conversation that flowed from a start to an end.
Thursday, April 29 2004
This time around, Life of Brian might be seen for what it is: an icon of irreverent comic brilliance.
Tuesday, October 21 2003
The extras in this two-disc set are ample and appropriately Python-y.
Sunday, January 1 1995
The social/political commentaries . . . are still relevant and imaginative, and the inventive physical and verbal humor is still the stuff that bladder accidents are made of.