9. Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail
Dir. Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
by Freauxzen Image: http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/monty_python_and_the_holy_grail.jpg
Great Britain, the land that has brought us Stanley Kubrick, David Lean, and Alfred Hitchcock. These directors have pioneered many of modern film's techniques and they have influenced countless filmmakers even to this day. But while they were masters of cinema, Britain itself was also a world leader in two other subjects: dentistry and comedy. Who would have thought that a movie about dentists would be so entertaining? C.M. Pennington-Richards 1961 opus to dental advertising, Dentist on the Job
, is often hailed as one of the most accurate represen...........
Edit: Sorry, the writer in charge of this review has been sacked. As were the people in charge of making that awful film about dentists. I mean, who really wants to a movie about dentists? Do they do anything except look in people's mouths? Actually, my uncle was a dentist. He wasn't a real dentist, he only thought he was. He did often operate on moose and llamas. Actually come to think of it, a moose once bit my sister. No really! She was carving her initials on the moose with the sharpened end of an interspace toothbrush given her by Svenge-her brother-in-law- an Oslo dentist and star of many Norwegian movies....
Edit #2: We apologize for the fault in the review. Those responsible for sacking the people who have just been sacked, have been sacked. The review has been completed in an entirely different style at great expense and at the last minute.
British People? Check.
Coconuts substituting for Horses? Check.
An old woman? Check.
Man, sorry. The repression of 37 year-old men named Dennis? Check.
Bring out yer dead!
A random guy with shaving cream during the Black Plague? Check.
A faulty attempt at logic in the Dark Ages including mentions of gravy, very small rocks and......A DUCK!? Check.
A black knight who refuses to succumb to what he deems flesh wounds and calls it a draw? Check.
An insulting Frenchman who compares your mother to a hamster and your father to the smell of elderberries? Check.
Camelot? It's only a model, but Check.
Scene 24? Check. (It really is smashing)
A woman with huge.....tracks of land? Check.
A search for a shrubbery? Check.
An enchanter? Check.
What's his name? There are some who call him Tim.
A carnivorous rabbit? LOOK AT THE BONES! Check.
And the Lord did grin and the people did feast upon the lambs and sloths and carp and anchovies and orangutans and breakfast cereals, and fruit bats and large chu...
GET ON WITH IT!!
What...is your name?
What...is your quest?
What....is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
African or European?
The End. LINK 10. Aguirre: Wrath of God
Dir. Wener Herzog
(1974) Image: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_SCdui2i1KWA/TSHRnvHBbAI/AAAAAAAAAH8/umDEi8cdc7U/s1600/Aguirre+wrath+of+god.jpeg
This post was edited on 1/14 at 3:14 pm