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Monday, July 21, 2014
 Johnny, an aging ’70s punk guitarist, meets his old bandmates at a funeral and presses them into reforming. They sound good, but their old label declares them as not right for the “tweeners to twenties” demographic. Undeterred, they form a band of teenage nobodies to lip-sync their demo in
02.09.2010 | | Posted at 07:35 AM

Laughing with the Python Crew

By David Luhrssen
Mention The Secret Policeman�s Ball and music usually comes to mind�performances by an array of top performers from the late �70s and early �80s in a series of fundraisers for Amnesty International. But comedy was always at the heart of the project. The Secret Policeman�s Private Party (out Feb. 16 on DVD) collects stand-up skits performed as part of the fundraising concert series, documented by c...
06.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The snarling physician played by Hugh Laurie in �House� is intellectually and temperamentally opposite to a character he depicted 15 years earlier, the role that earned him a devoted following. In the popular British television comedy series �Jeeves and Wooster,� Laurie stared as Bertie Wooster, a twit of the first order. The complete �Jeeves and Wooster� is out now on DVD. It�s a perfect...