Monty Python: Life of Brian or Holy Grail

  1. Toby Frost

    Toby Frost Well-Known Member

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    I think the Holy Grail is a funnier film, and in some ways a more learned one, given the things it parodies. However it feels more of a mess to me than Brian, and less coherent. I prefer it to Brian, overall, but I'm not sure that it's necessarily better.
     
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  2. Narkalui

    Narkalui Nerf Herder

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    I like the opening credits, “My sister was bitten by a moose once...”
     
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  3. BAYLOR

    BAYLOR There Are Always new Things to Learn.

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    "We're the Knights of the Round table Ready willing able " :lol:

    chained man in the dungeon clapping a very slow applause .:D
     
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  4. Foxbat

    Foxbat None The Wiser

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    There's a Lego version of this in the DVD extras and it's just as funny as the original:)
     
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  5. Harpo

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    One of the guys who made that plays in my band
     
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  6. BAYLOR

    BAYLOR There Are Always new Things to Learn.

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    ive got to see that ! :D Thanks Foxbat ! :)
     
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  7. Harpo

    Harpo Laird Of Lewis

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    It's online, I've just watched it again now
     
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    The DVDS extras also include Michael P and Terry J revisiting the filming locations.

    The castle shop had a copy of the book of the script of the film.
     
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  9. Anthoney

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    That's about how I see it. Holy Grail will make you laugh out loud more but Brian is a better put together film.
     
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  10. BAYLOR

    BAYLOR There Are Always new Things to Learn.

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    I saw it and loved it. :D:lol:
     
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  11. Luiglin

    Luiglin by day Stuart Orford by night Dark Lord's scribe

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    Love both but prefer the Life of Brian. It comes down to the endings. Holy Grail seems to be a bit of a let down (almost like they ran out of ideas) but Brian is perfect black comedy.
     
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  12. Foxbat

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    Yes. I think I'd agree with you. I loved Grail but it felt like an elongated sketch whereas Brian felt like a properly structured film. Still, the world is a funnier place for having them both:)
     
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