Monday, September 23, 2019

RADCLIFFE — MIFFED ABOUT ACADEMY SNUB OF HARRY

February 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Daniel Radcliffe says that he felt disheartened when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 was not nominated for a best picture Oscar. In an interview with the BBC’s Radio Times magazine, Radcliffe said, “I never thought I’d care. But it would’ve been nice to have some recognition.” The 22-year-old actor attributed the […]

FORMER PYTHON DOUBTS LIFE OF BRIAN COULD GET MADE TODAY

October 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Terry Jones, the Monty Python member who directed The Life of Brian, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding an upcoming BBC drama about the political and religious storm that greeted the 1979 film. While other Pythons have criticized the drama, titled Holy Flying Circus, as inaccurate and “made up,” Jones said that he thought […]

BBC COMEDY WRITERS BATTLE CENSORING “POLICE”

August 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Comedy writers for the BBC now must answer to “commissioning, legal, compliance and editorial policy police” who are determined to erase “the merest potential offense” from programs, veteran British TV comedy producer and writer John Lloyd has written in the BBC news magazine Radio Times. In the article, Lloyd complains that BBC executives have imposed […]