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Douglas Adams, the subject Monday of an interactive Google Doodle, is the man behind "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," a five-part "trilogy" that snagged the imagination of generations of fans who appreciated its blend of science fiction and comedy....
Tags: Terry Jones, Authors, Entertainment, Google Inc., Douglas Adams
The new film "A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman" attempts, in the spirit of the troupe itself, to tell the life story of the Python member who died in 1989. The film is credited to directors Bill Jones, Jeff...
Tags: Terry Jones, Movies, Entertainment, Terry Gilliam, Cameron Diaz
Michael Palin may be best known for his roles in "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and the highly irreverent film "Life of Brian," but it is through his travels that many of us feel a common bond. In 1988, he undertook a globe-circling trip for the BBC...
Tags: Coughing, Trips and Vacations, Arts and Culture, Travel, BBC
Special to The TimesIT'S a dark and crowded theater in New York. The curtain has only been up five minutes, and Steve Wynn, the billionaire owner of the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, leans in, grips my knee and whispers in my ear: "Eric," he says, "this will be great in Las Vegas."...
Fox 5 San Diego StaffWhen the movie started with a Justin Bieber video for the song Santa Claus is Coming to Town, I cringed. The video was well done, but…perhaps this was a movie for children only. Then the film started with elves helping to answer the age old...
• Friday: Bella's Bartok, $8-$10. 10 p.m. Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton; Physical Graffiti — Tribute to Led Zeppelin, $20-$37. 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, Norfolk; Sully's Reunion Event, Sullys Pub, Hartford. • Saturday: In My Life —...
Show TrackerOn Wednesday, HBO will premiere Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," his big documentary on the "quiet Beatle." (My review is here.) Although the film, which concludes Thursday, is three and a half hours long, it necessarily....
24 FramesThe opportunity to see "Brazil" on a big screen would be event enough, but the chance to see it followed by a discussion with director Terry Gilliam is a chance not to be missed. It plays 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the American Cinematheque at the Aero...
The results are in: "Bridesmaids," the much-hyped girl-raunch comedy touted as the long-awaited antidote to Judd Apatow's "bromance" phenomenon, opened way bigger than expected at the box office, thereby proving that women can be just as funny —...
Tribune theater criticA good time for Monty Python obsessives as well as the Python-indifferent, "Monty Python's Spamalot" shares much in common with Hormel's mysterious canned product, the one packed with chopped pork shoulder meat and a few other things. You're not...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday June 15, 2001 To see "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" 26 years after its original release is to appreciate it considerably more than the first time around--especially when an initial look proved to be a turnoff. The inspired lunacy...
Tags: Comedy (genre), Arts and Culture, John Cleese, Animals, Movies
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