DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Ricky Gervais Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ben Bailey-Smith, Tom Bennett, Mandeep Dhillon, Jo Hartley, Alexander Arnold, Abbie Murphy. I have not watched the British tv series The Office, so was not sure what to expect from this spin off feature length film. There have been many attempts to extend a 30 minute sitcom to feature length, such as the recent belated Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, which was unfortunately laboured, unfunny, past its use by date, and aimed purely at the fans of the series. David Brent, for the uninitiated, was Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #190

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Adam, Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘Indignation,’ ‘A Hologram For The King,’ ‘Free State of Jones,’ ‘David Brent: Life On The Road,’ ‘The Shallows,’ ‘Kubo And The Two Strings,’ ‘Red Billabong,’ ‘Motorkite Dreaming,’ ‘Ben-Hur,’ ‘Tickled,’ ‘High-Rise’  and ‘War Dogs’. This episode also contains interviews with Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha, Gary Ross, Blake Lively, Jack Huston, David Farrier (Tickled), Charlie Hill-Smith (director of Motorkite Dreaming), John Cherry (producer of Motorkite Dreaming), Continue reading