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  • Thu Tran, 'Bad Moon,' Whistler, Tim & Eric, 'The Roosevelts'

    Thu Tran, 'Bad Moon,' Whistler, Tim & Eric, 'The Roosevelts'
    Thu Tran (slight return) (The Internet, mostly). Thu Tran, the mistress and co-architect of IFC's "Food Party," a cardboard-and-glitter, puppets-and-grub series at the top of my top list back when it was running in 2009 and 2010 -- and still is,...
  • Mick Jagger Teases Monty Python Cast in 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' Promo

    Rolling Stones lead Mick Jagger poked fun at the Monty Python troupe ahead of their string of performances at the O2 arena in London this week. They're a bunch of "wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money," Jagger remarks in...
  • Concert Review: 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)'

    Tina Turner has better legs, and Mick Jagger's got more experience electrifying the crowds. Still, when it comes to singing septuagenarians, it's hard to top (what remains of) Monty Python as the Brit comedy troupe's surviving members reunite for a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Mythbusters'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Mythbusters'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES MythBusters The new episode "Star...
  • Simon Pegg Joins Cast of Terry Jones' 'Absolutely Anything'

    LONDON -- Simon Pegg will lead the Terry Jones helmed comedy pic "Absolutely Anything." Pegg will play Neil Clarke, a disillusioned school teacher who suddenly finds he has magical powers, bestowed upon him by some aliens. The aliens will be voiced by...
  • Monty Python Team Outlines Reunion Details

    LONDON -- Monty Python's surviving members - Eric Idle, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones -- revealed their new project at a press conference in London Thursday. The troupe will perform on stage at the O2 Arena in London on July...
  • Monty Python to Reunite for Stage Show

    LONDON -- The five surviving members of comedy troupe Monty Python are reuniting for a stage show, which will be the first time they have performed together as Monty Python in 15 years. Terry Jones told the BBC Tuesday that he will be joined by John...
  • Disney's 'Planes' allows John Cleese's inner Bulldog to soar

    John Cleese is on the phone from London, frightfully apologetic for being late for an interview. "My wife and I flew back from a little holiday today. We had a little problem with one of our bags." Cleese, 73, who came to fame along with Graham Chapman,...
  • 'A Liar's Autobiography' of Graham Chapman: Insufferable and incomplete ★

    'A Liar's Autobiography' of Graham Chapman: Insufferable and incomplete ★
    The new film "A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman" attempts, in the spirit of the troupe itself, to tell the life story of the Python member who died in 1989. The film is credited to directors Bill Jones, Jeff...
  • George Harrison: A video miscellany

     
    On Wednesday, HBO will premiere Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," his big documentary on the "quiet Beatle." (My review is here.) Although the film, which concludes Thursday, is three and a half hours long, it necessarily....