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Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002)

Unrated | | Documentary, Comedy | Video 18 November 2002
Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul ... See full summary »

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Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul II, and then criss-crosses to Pius XII, the Spanish Inquisition, the Crusades and Jerusalem, the world's five major religions, the Dark Ages, Jesus, and the future. Along the way, Izzard makes observations about guns and monkeys, the World Series, the NRA and the IRA, mad cows, Socrates, the Stoned Olympics, the Roman Empire, the Renaissance, and the Mona Lisa. Izzard wears black nylons, black leather pants, a black jacket and a diamond necklace. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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During the taping, there was a failure in the sound system at the theater, resulting in a 25-minute delay while it was repaired. See more »

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Eddie: [as Jesus, talking about the last supper] Well, what would you have done?
Eddie: [as God] I would have done cheese and wine, cheese and wine goes together much better than bread and wine. "Eat this cheese for it is my body."
Eddie: [as Jesus] But it's Judea, Dad. Cheese melts.
Eddie: [as God] Alright then, "Eat this cheese for it is my central nervous system." Hmmmm. Alright, alright, "Now eat these chicken drumsticks, for they are my legs, eat these carrots, they are my arms, eat this tomato, it is my head, and eat ...
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4 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Normally I would praise Eddie for his acheivements.... he has done a hell of a lot without getting into the dreaded British and American TV thing, but alas this dvd was a little too strained even for a hardened fan like myself.

Some of the material was great..... but not up to scrath considering dress to kill and unrepeatable to name a couple.

At least we have his acting skills if the comedy shows dont work out.

Maybe eddie should come home to england and forget america for a bit and get to grips with the homeland that spawned his mind and its creativity


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