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I forget, is this pretentious to Seal?
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...'Cause I didn't even mention Run Lola Run...
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TheWatcher wrote:"The Odd Job" is another one that everyone hasn't seen...

It stars Graham "Dead Python" Chapman, and a wonderful David "soonish to be Delboy" Jason.

It's well worth wotchin'.
Agree, I saw it! Of its time, but a good idea. A shame Chapman's career outside the Pythons struggled.

Apparently Keith Moon was to play the David Jason role, but failed the audition spectacularly.
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That isn't incredibly surprising... But I thought Jason did a great job at what is essentially a hardcore Cato.

Graham had his moments outside of Python, but he was (ooh!) a loose cannon, like Peter Cook, which is probably why he did a tree with Douglas Adams. Oh yes.
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He did a great thing for Channel 4 once (back when Channel 4 was young enough to take risks), but I can't find it now.
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Ah yes! Opinions:

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1982, that was. "The balls of a much more metalic man".

That's not really a quote, I just thought you might pay more attention if you thought it had been written by a famous person.
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Airplane! An absolute classic, and still one of the funniest movies ever made. What passes for 'comedy' in modern Hollywood doesn't even come close.
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Split. Three teenage girls are abducted by a man who appears to have a couple of dozen split personalities, who promises them that a new personality he calls "the Beast" is about to be born... Disappointing thriller/chiller from M Night Shyamalan that started off okay but never developed into anything particularly interesting. Not bad as such, but very ordinary. For a split personality psycho thriller, forget this and go watch John Lithgow chewing the scenery in the far more entertaining early 90s Brian De Palma flick Raising Cain instead.
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Well duh.

Here's "The Comedian". Stick with:

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