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Description: If all husbands have had related experiences, it is too terrible to harrow them up with the saying of this story. If they have not, perhaps it will be a warning to them to watch very carefully the birthdays and see that some appropriate gift is at home in time for the event. Not wait, as terrible Jones did, until the fateful day arrives, and then have a series of unfortunate accidents overtake one and prevent him presenting the show he intended.
Description: A comedy drama which clearly portrays the journeys of a country chap who falls into the hands of the servants of his town cousin, who has instructed them to create it pleasant for him.
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Description: Up to Speed is a six-part miniseries hosted by Fresh York tour tutorial Timothy "Speed" Levitch who takes viewers on a "magical history tour" in order to “hang out and empathize with the inner psyches of popular landmarks and visit with the monumentally ignored monuments.”
Description: Vaanu (Kreshna) and Vallu (Ma Ka Pa Anand) belong to a wealthy family and lead a satisfied life. They are jobless and roam around their city doing mischievous acts. They behave as arch rivals, who really care for every other. What happens when Vaanu falls in love with Anjali (Monal Gajjar) forms the crux of the story.
Description: In his ninth comedy special, Lewis Black tears into a country that is going nowhere at the speed of light. "Old Yeller" weaves the riotous tale of a country that is so strung out on ADD ...
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Description: Joe and Lucky travel around Fresh England painting barns in exchange for an advert on one side. The meet Madge, who is cruelly treated by a her father who plans to marry her off to someone she despises.
Description: Trapped in his favourite restaurant during the worst snow storm in Chicago history, Jelly Dinotto, a lovable, misfit mobster, has one night to escape the family business and victory the heart of Megan the girl of his dreams. The problem? Jelly and his trigger-happy cousin, Nick, explore that two underachieving detectives are also trapped in the restaurant with a warrant for their arrest. Sparks later start to fly, pistols light up, and the power in the restaurant goes out. Sanity is restored as Megan mysteriously finds herself in charge with the only remaining loaded gun. As the snow continues to fall, Jelly gotta ultimately select between the life he knows and the girl he loves in this engaging dark, romantic mobster comedy.
Description: The city of Vögel, in Transylvania, stands under the ruins of the old castle where the vampire king tortured his prisoners and drank their blood. A group of stranded entertainers take shelter in the remote European castle and the Count is naturally delighted to obtain them…
Description: When Mira's April Fool's Day tricks materialize, she finds herself promoted to the excellent job, dating the excellent boy and living in the excellent home. Mira's newly upgraded life even involves working with her CEO and her nice friend, on a coveted work project. When these seemingly positive changes effect in large challenges, Mira realizes that the pursuit of perfection is a fool's errand. In order to achieve a life that's excellent for her, Mira gotta allow go of perfection and chase what brings her real happiness.
Description: Top notch anchorman, Ron Burgundy has moved his roots from San Diego to the fine trappings of Los Angeles, CA -- and he has brought the whole Channel 4 News Squad with him! Unfortunately, Brian, Brick, and Champ are all unemployed as well. In an effort to reset their once stellar careers, the gang and their fearless leader gotta join forces with the ever-popular Veronica Corningstone and her all-female team. Can they enjoy "second fiddle" to the ladies? Or is it the ideal news story? No matter what, Ron is getting laid and getting paid...and that goes for everyone!
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Description: Philippe Lutcher, an anarchist, fires a shot at Clara Stuart, a popular scene and screen actress, but only wounds her. The star, through affectation and curiosity to know his motives, pleads in his favour at his trial, but he rebuffs her pity. After he has served 18 months in prison, they meet and fall in love.
Description: Nørderne Strike Back er et comedyshow om alt det vigtige her i livet! Om dødsstjerner, brætspil, zombier og frem for alt hvor nice det er at være nørd. Showet blev oprindeligt lavet til Zulu Comedy Festival 2012, boys siden har vi også optrådt på flere nørde-kongresser og Leicester Comedy Festival 2013. Nu har vi endelig fået optaget showet, så du kan nyde det hjemme i din helt egen dungeon! Det foregik 28. april 2013 foran et magisk publikum, der mindst var lvl 80. Og fordi vi synes alle I nørder har været så fantastiske at optræde for, boys også som tak for alt det materiale, I har givet os gennem årene, så kan du købe showet for lige hvad du har lyst til. Og husk: for hvert guldstykke du giver os, får vi flere XP som vi kan bruge på at lave endnu mere nørdet comedy. Comedyshow about everything necessary in life! Everything from deathstars, boardgames, zombies to how nice it is to be a nerd.
Description: A housewife tires of her husband's annoying behavior and returns to her mother. At first, the husband is quite satisfied to have the house all to himself. But he quickly discovers that even the most primary domestic chores can be fraught with difficulty.
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Description: With marriage, graduation, and the true globe looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the ol' squad of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.
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British playwright/screenwriter Alan Bennett, whose scintillating wit first surfaced in his contributions to the 1960 satiric scene revue, "Beyond the Fringe," wrote "The History Boys," a enjoy set in the early 1980s about English secondary school students and their teachers, academic tournament and the purpose of education, and the chaotic developments of adolescent sexuality and coming of age.Specifically, eight men qualify for the Oxbridge entrance exams, an unprecedented number for this particular school. Proud of this but, more importantly, out to capitalize on the enhanced prospects for the school's future that should follow if all eight are agreed into Oxford or Cambridge, the Headmaster hires a unique tutor to prepare the men for the exams. It is in the midst of this cram course that the drama unfolds.Produced by Britain's National Theatre, and led by NT Director Nicholas Hytner, "History Boys" became a smash scene hit in London (in 2004) and Fresh York (in 2006). In between the launching of these two productions, Hytner, with his theater cast intact and working from a screen adaptation by Bennett, directed this filmic ver of the play.Most such segues from scene to screen don't work out well because of the vast differences between these two mediums in their requirements for effective dramatic expression. What may be spellbinding stagecraft can become deadly stasis in the film house, to everyone's dismay. I'm absolutely delighted to report that the film, "History Boys," is a glorious exception to this general tendency.One major reason is the stupendous cast, led by Richard Griffiths as the porcine, motorcycle riding, gay English teacher, Hector. Another teachers are played quite brilliantly by Frances de la Tour (an acerbic history teacher, Mrs. Lintott, lone advocate for women's achievements in this testosterone tinged cloister), Clive Merrison (the cynical, dyspeptic Headmaster, a classic administrator, utterly out of his element among scholars), and Stephen Campbell Moore (Irwin, a hired gun brought in to coach the men for the Oxbridge exams, whose appeal to them is not only to lie to receive ahead, but, more positively, also to recognize one's uniqueness, one's unique qualities, and enjoy them up). Mr. Griffiths and Ms. De la Tour have reaped numerous theater awards for their roles. The student contingent is led by Dominic Cooper (Dakin, the cute boy), Samuel Barnett (Posner, the fretful one) and Russell Tovey (Rudge, the jock).I think the movie works primarily because of the snappy interactions and byplay among the ensemble of the eight students whose odyssey is the principal topics of the story. The men are dissimilar types but all are energized as only high spirited adolescents can be. And it is this energy - the constant quipping, antics, and tiny dramas of everyday life among them and in their encounters with their teachers which so richly infuses the film with the active pace and rhythms of movement that movie demands.Bennett also supports the film's proceedings immensely by avoiding the drawn out speechifying that can succeed on scene but slay off a film in nothing flat. His screenplay sparkles with laser-like tiny zingers. Examples. Dakin is described by a teacher as "cunt struck." Rudge, who appears more dull witted than is in fact the case, when pinned down to define history, gives the notorious respond that has been used in advertisements for the productions: "History is just one f***ing thing after another." Or this one, uttered by a teacher during a class field trip to inspect the fight memorial at Coventry: "While we may speak of 'Remembrance Day,' the true purpose of fight memorials, like Coventry and the Cenotaph, is to aid forgetting (of the realities of war), not remembering." (I instantly thought of Maya Lin's Vietnam Fight Memorial on the D. C. Mall, which so presciently violates this formula.) There is also plenty of suspense here to hold movie viewers attentive. Naturally there's the question of whether the men will succeed on the exams, what the future holds for each. There's also philosophical tension, embodied in the clash of pedagogic values and motives between Hector (the quintessential scholar, the advocate of mastering knowledge for knowledge's sake) and Irwin (the pragmatic, win-at-any-cost, success coach, for whom win most assuredly trumps truth seeking).And there is sexual tension aplenty among this group as well. Bennett deftly explores a tons of sexual expressions, primarily homophilic, among the teachers and students. There is Hector's frank attraction to the boys, never mind the presence on the stage of his "unexpected" wife. And Irwin's more latent homophilia, which is not the only necessary matter hiding in his private closet. Among the students there is Posner's dawning, hesitant realization of his queer impulses, and Dakin's more confident and polymorphous sexual appetites. "History Boys" is a triumphant reflection on the adolescent quest for truth and authenticity, about the globe and about oneself. My grades: 9/10 (A) (Seen on 12/22/06)
So many moments in this movie struck a chord with me. As a grammar school student applying for Oxbridge, I have to disagree with the previous reviewer. The worries and pressures, as well as the arrogance, humour (and sheer smart-aleckness) that surround the boys' dialogue perfectly capture the hilarity and torture of adolescence. The dialogue is a tiny stage-y, but that doesn't seriously tarnish its impact. I think this movie expresses the uncertainty and risk involved in life in a method that is both poignant and witty; often both at the same time. Concepts about what education could really be should not be more beautifully expressed than in this picture of young men with their entire lives stretched out in front of them, and old teachers still unsure of what it's all about. Subtle and brilliant.
I had the nice fortune to see a preview of this movie at Picturehouse Greenwich - the greatest cinema in London. I had seen the enjoy in London so was expecting to be disappointed at seeing the movie of the History Men on the screen. However,I am satisfied to report it is a wonderful film. Nice characters, far too many nice performances to pick any one person as greatest actor. The men and staff of the school were wonderful and fully believable. Not quite how life was when I was at school, but I imagine many grammar schools in the 1980's were the same. I laughed out loud and cried and left the cinema with a smile on my face.A gotta see
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