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Thursday, December 3 2009

Blackadder Remastered: The Ultimate Edition

"This is a different thing, it's spontaneous and it's called wit." Indeed, this is exemplary of the way to make a near-perfect DVD set of the prime example of a near-perfect comedy.


Wednesday, March 11 2009

The Secret Policeman’s Balls

The seemingly smutty and initially baffling title is the collective moniker for a series of Amnesty International benefit concerts, held in London.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Mr. Bean: The Ultimate Collection

Through this character Atkinson simultaneously looks back to the silent film era for inspiration and provides inspiration to a new generation of comedians.


Friday, August 24 2007

‘Mr. Bean’ speaks! (About his new movie)

"I definitely do not have the wit of Blackadder. I definitely require scriptwriters to provide that. And I don't think I'm as dark or cynical as Blackadder is in his view of the world."


Mr. Bean’s Holiday (Les Vacances de Mr. Bean)

Back with even less to say than before, Bean lurches toward his much-anticipated beach vacation with all the refinement of a train wreck.


Thursday, August 23 2007

Mr. Beans Holiday

Physical comedy is officially dead, and Rowan Atkinson killed it.


Thursday, May 3 2007

Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.


Friday, September 15 2006

Keeping Mum (2005)

The most enjoyable portions of the film mock Mary Poppins-style children's literature, whereby a goodhearted but lost family is set aright by a no-nonsense nanny.


Tuesday, September 2 2003

The Whole Bean

What comes through on this DVD set is Mr. Bean's staunch dedication to childishness, in the best possible sense.


Thursday, July 24 2003

Johnny English (2003)

'He may be a fool, but he's a fool who keeps showing up.'"


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