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Thursday, October 20 2011

The World’s Favourite Parlour Game: The Quite Interesting Brilliance of ‘QI’

We rarely equate television game shows with admirable life philosophies, but the BBC's QI with host Stephen Fry pulls it off by making us think as well as laugh.


Wednesday, August 18 2010

Take a Look at ‘Last Chance to See’

Comedian Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine travel the globe to check in on various endangered species. Komodo dragons, blue whales and Aye-ayes. Oh, my!


Tuesday, May 26 2009

Jeeves and Wooster

Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are a perfect pair as the beloved and hilarious Jeeves & Wooster in this eight disc, complete series set.


Tuesday, October 7 2008

Alfresco

The inconsistent early '80s British comedy sketch show, while not quite an embarrassment to all concerned, is of interest only to fans of the actors or '80s comedy completists.


Wednesday, May 14 2008

Should Stephen Fry move his ‘Bones’ to ‘House’?


Tuesday, August 1 2006

V for Vendetta (2006)

"He's a pretty complex man," says Hugo Weaving of V. "He's been imprisoned and tortured and abused mentally and physically... and then burnt in fire."


Thursday, March 16 2006

V for Vendetta (2006)

The Natalie Portman film is an earnestly angry, vaguely philosophical, but ultimately generic action movie.


Friday, October 15 2004

Bright Young Things (2004)

Stephen Fry can't throw us any curveballs because he's got to stick close to Waugh, so he subjects us to formulaic depravity for three-quarters of the film, with minor variations.


Thursday, August 7 2003

Le Divorce (2003)

Like previous Merchant-Ivory productions, Le Divorce concerns culture clashes, disruptive expatriates, and squabbles over stuff.


Thursday, June 27 2002

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.


Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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