Try as he might, the roguishly handsome Cliff Starkey, just can't keep out of trouble. In his sleepy home town on the English coast, nothing much inspires him...apart from bowls. Cliff has always preferred to play by his own rules much to the disapproval of the regimented, elderly bowls fraternity. Before long, the bay boy of bowls is turning the sedate and very English pastime upside down with hysterical results. Written by
Run of the mill sports comedy film. You've seen the plot before a
thousand times, mega talented but unruly sportsman gets a crack at the
big-time and a dull rom-com love interest sub-plot fills the gaps. The
film has no build up or background it's just, bang, straight into the
story from the first shot which seemed very odd. The main character
played by Paul Kay is arrogant and annoying when, as he is the
underdog, he really he should be endearing, this distroys the whole
point of the film. But my main gripe is that film simply isn't funny, I
barely raised a chuckle throughout the entire film. The film is a
complete turkey. Even the brilliant Jonny Vegas couldn't save it.
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