Articles tagged peter sellers

The BBC has recognised that its mission statement "to inform, educate and entertain" must, simply must, include radio comedy.

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Spotlighting one of Peter Sellers’ most memorable performances, “Being There” (Warner, 1979, $28.99) tops the list of new titles arriving on Blu-ray this week. Sellers plays Chance,

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15 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

We Like to Watch

Far more prescient today than it was 36 years ago, Jerzy Kosiński’s darkly comic novel of media and politics, Being There, lives on, thanks in part to Hal Ashby's marvelous 1979 motion picture adaptation.

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The Naked Truth / Never Let Go (1958/1960)

Peter Sellers creates a calm-before-the-storm tension between this persona and later violent outbursts.

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1 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Alice in Wonderland (1966)

Trapped by time, engaged in meaningless caucuses until they're utterly spent, the adults here are really just interested in beheading each other.

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Mouse That Roared (1959)

The Mouse That Roared is that rare nuclear holocaust flick you can watch with the kids.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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