All posts from “monty python's life of brian”

The Invention of Lying, take two.

September 12, 2009 1:12 AM

The Invention of Lying premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival next week, so now's as good a time as any to follow up my earlier post on that film. As Mark noted in his newsletter last week, my earlier...

Jesus, Spartacus, and Monty Python

June 24, 2009 11:46 AM

Peter Bradshaw makes a very interesting point about Stanley Kubrick's Spartacus (1960), which recently returned to British movie screens for one day only: The story of Spartacus reverses the Jesus myth: instead of getting sold out by his followers...

Year One -- the set-visit reports begin

May 4, 2009 1:07 PM

The "biblical comedy" Year One comes out next month, and at least two websites posted new stories last week describing their visits to the set last year; one of them also posted several interviews with the director and members...

Sodom (with or without Gomorrah) in Louisiana

March 10, 2009 2:56 AM

Louisiana Movies reports that the ancient city of Sodom, built for Harold Ramis's biblical comedy Year One (which opens June 19), is still standing in northwest Louisiana, and local movie types hope to rent it out to other filmmakers as...