Strange doctor secretly experiments with androids on his space station. His assistant is Max, a curious android who wants to see the world and meet a girl. Criminals Maggie and two other hide on their station and soon violence erupts.
Kelly, a prostitute, finds redemption in the town of Grantville, where she arrives working as a medium-time seller. There, she meets Griff, the police captain of the town, with whom she ... See full summary »
Terry is divorced from his German wife and has a Finnish girlfriend Christina. At Thelma's suggestion they join her and Bob on a caravan holiday but due to a mishap the men get separated ... See full summary »
Zorg is a handyman working at in France, maintaining and looking after the bungalows. He lives a quiet and peaceful life, working diligently and writing in his spare time. One day Betty ... See full summary »
Actor Ian McDiarmid introduces several music videos featuring the famous Star Wars scores composed by John Williams. There are sixteen chapters in all, and are all perfectly created to show us the great music from the six films.
Following her husband's death, a wife discovers and confronts her husband's lover. Their mutual pain, love, envy and jealousy bring them together in an unexpected emotional and physical ... See full summary »
Creator Vivian Stanshall (21 March 1943 - 5 March 1995) died in 1995, which was exactly the 100th Anniversary Century year that the real-life 1st Baronet Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson GCB (5 April 1810 - 5 March 1895) had died, and reportedly, both even on the same day and month of 5th March. See more »
If I had all the money I'd spent on drink, I'd spend it on drink.
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Brilliant if flawed film from a continuing literary tradition
Mad, propelled by language and stereotype reinvented by surreal humour, this is a unique and brilliant film of a text which ranks with 'Under Milk Wood'or 'Facade' by Edith Sitwell. There are, however, too many references to 'sambos' and 'jungle bunnies' for my liking although I appreciate that the characters are supposed to be reactionary, the narrator also joins in. I suspect that Vivian Stanshall both loved and hated his subject matter. If you want a living parallel, try the poetry of Mike Haslam.
Given the junk, like Pirates of the Caribbean, which gets 7.5 +, I don't think the assessment of this film reflects its uniqueness. It's good to see Trevor Howard debunking Englishness too.
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