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 Post Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:27 am 
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I know this is kind of obvious, but I was wondering what everyone else's favorite Pyton movie was. Mine is Holy Grail.

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 Post Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2005 11:06 am 
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Apparently, no one has a favorite movie. Either you hate all of them or you love all five equally. Maybe it would help if I made things a little clearer
1. <i>Monty Python Presents And Now for Something Completely Different</i>2. <i>Monty Python and the Holy Grail</i>
3. <i>Monty Python's Life of Brian</i>
4. <i>Monty Python: Live! At the Hollywood Bowl</i>
5. <i>Monty Python's the Meaning of Life</i>


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 Post Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2005 11:15 am 
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Holy Grail, because it's (I think) the funniest and the best visually - it feels truly mediaeval somehow.


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THANK YOU!!! I KNEW THAT YOU'D REPLY EVENTUALLY!!!

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I think Life of Brian is a brilliant comedy built around a brilliant idea, and it probably holds together better as a script, but I find myself returning more often to Holy Grail. I think Grail shows you how much they loved cinema and how they were keen to make it a 'real' film. The mock-Swedish subtitles were a kind of tribute to the Ingmar Bergman films they were watching at the time. It obviously benefits from having Gilliam as co-director, and there are some moments of wonderful cinema - like the voyage in the longboat towards the end. I also love the way it just ends with the policeman stopping the filming, though this must irritate some people.

I also agree that Meaning of Life is the 'weakest' film, though it's still got some extraordinary moments - Mr. Creosote, Every Sperm is Sacred, etc. But there's a few stretches that don't quite work as well.


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When I listed the movies I did them cronologically, not in order of my favorites. I've never seen Life of Brian or Hollywood Bowl. I would say that out of the three I've seen that Meaning of Life might be my least favorite


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Hey... that last reply mad me a Senior Looney! Yea!

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Holy Grail is my favorite. I've only read the script (all the way through about four times)but it's awsome. It never ceases to make laugh histerically until...I stop laughing I guess, I don't know.





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i'd put meaning of life as mine, followed closely by holy grail. of course, i may change my opinion, because i haven't seen life of brian yet.

And the shock news is that the German's leading second-hand goods champion, Mrs. Elsie Gruber, has been found to be a man. Good news for her, but bad news for John Motson, who spent the evening with her last night.


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I find Meaning of Life funny, just not as funny as the others I've seen. I love the death scene, though. Did you use canned ham? Oh,I'm so embarressed!

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<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Prof. T.F. Gumby</i>
<br />I find Meaning of Life funny, just not as funny as the others I've seen. I love the death scene, though. Did you use canned ham? Oh,I'm so embarressed!

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<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote">

pardon my correction, but it was salmon, not ham. salmon mousse. yeah.

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Really? I thought it was ham! Oh, well. I corrected someone else on Holy Grail earlier. Thanks!

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