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John Cleese

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  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Stars and Wes Anderson to Sail on Queen Mary 2

    We wouldn't expect anything else from the quirkiest of auteurs, Wes Anderson. Anderson, Tilda Swinton and Jason Schwartzman are taking "The Grand Budapest Hotel" on a week-long tour aboard the Queen Mary 2. The trio and Roman Coppola, who headed the...
  • Comedy writer-actor Carl Reiner's life of laughter

     Comedy writer-actor Carl Reiner's life of laughter
    Carl Reiner wakes up each morning with the same thought — it's time to start writing. It's still the top priority for the Emmy Award-winning funny man who created the landmark CBS sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show," wrote and directed such comedy...
  • Delightful 'These Paper Bullets!' A Celebration Of The '60s, Shakespeare

    Delightful 'These Paper Bullets!' A Celebration Of The '60s,  Shakespeare
    The show: "These Paper Bullets!", a Yale Repertory Theatre production at the University Theatre in New Haven. What makes it special?: World premiere of Rolin Jones' "modish rip-off of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing,' " with new songs by...
  • Kate Beckinsale to Star in Terry Jones' 'Absolutely Anything'

    LONDON -- Kate Beckinsale has joined the cast of Terry Jones' comedy "Absolutely Anything," which stars Simon Pegg. The cast also features Sanjeev Bhaskar, Eddie Izzard and Joanna Lumley, in addition to a voice cast featuring Jones, John Cleese, Terry...
  • Monty Python Stage Show to Play in Movie Theaters Worldwide

    LONDON -- Picturehouse Entertainment has nabbed the international distribution rights to broadcast Monty Python's final live show at London's O2 Arena on July 20 to movie theaters around the world. The show, "The Last Night of Monty Python," has been...
  • 'The Croods': Project's evolution unkind to animated cave dwellers ★★

    'The Croods': Project's evolution unkind to animated cave dwellers ★★
    It's "Ice Age" with humans and less ice. "The Croods" began life nearly a decade ago as "Crood Awakening," a collaboration of DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Studios, with a script co-written by John Cleese. Then Aardman, creators of the great Wallace...
  • Bucket!

     
    “It is time for the British people to have their say,” [British Prime Minister David] Cameron said, acknowledging that support for the EU is “wafer thin” in Britain....from the Toronto Star's coverage of Cameron's speech I can't...
  • Disney’s ‘Planes’: New photos, a ‘Top Gun’ reunion

     
    Not exactly a sequel, and not an entirely new franchise either, Disney's “Planes” is hoping to capitalize on the success ......
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • PASSINGS: Russell Arms, David Kelly, Philip Kellogg

    Russell Arms Actor who started on 'Your Hit Parade' Russell Arms, 92, a singer and actor who was a regular vocalist on the popular TV musical program "Your Hit Parade" from 1952 to 1957, died Monday at his home in Hamilton, Ill., where he had retired...
  • 'Winnie the Pooh' review: Light, sweet and gooey, just like hunny--er, honey

    'Winnie the Pooh' review: Light, sweet and gooey, just like hunny--er, honey
    ***1/2 (out of four) I still don’t know what a Pooh is, or how Winnie the Pooh sustains on only honey. Yet the beloved (and illiterate) stuffed bear is back with all of his pals (Tigger, Piglet, Christopher Robin, and other names you remember now,...