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    Unique ID Code: 0000002463
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    Added on: 4/12/1999 19:08
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    Monty Python and the Holy Grail (US)

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    Makes Ben Hur look like an Epic
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 90 mins
    Retail Price: $29.98
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    Yoiks! Here be the Python`s tale of good King Arthur (Graham Chapman) and his knights as they quest for the Holy Grail. Watch as they face great odds and silly sots. See them wage battle against the fierce Killer Rabbit ("Run away! Run away!") and, see them confront the dreaded Knights Who Say "Ni!"

    Oh, these be trying times. Can these good knights pass the test of valor and cut down yon tree with herring? Or will they blow themselves to smithereens with Holy Hand Grenades? Courage, Lancelot! Onward, Galahad!

    A hysterical, historical tour-de-farce from Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones.

    Special Features:
    Scene Selection
    Interactive Menus
    Bonus Theatrical Trailers

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Terry Jones
    Terry Gilliam

    Written By:

    Neil Innes
    Carol Cleveland
    Connie Booth
    Michael Palin
    Terry Jones
    Terry Gilliam
    Eric Idle

    Soundtrack By:
    Neil Innes
    De Wolfe

    John Hackney

    Costume Designer:
    Hazel Pethig

    Production Designer:
    Roy Forge Smith

    Mark Forstater

    Executive Producer:
    John Goldstone

    Columbia / Tristar

    Your Opinions and Comments

    8 / 10

    Content:- A personal favourite of mine, and a comedy classic in pretty much everyone`s eyes. It`s not all that clever` but it is DAMN funny. Amazingly detailed and played out in its absurdity. It`s brilliant really, and should in all honesty make you laugh out loud, at least the first time you see it. No problems on the content front.

    Video:- Hmm well nothing amazing here. A so-so widescreen print that is reasonably clean considering how low budget and whatnot this film is (and its age) so its not that bad I suppose. It looks quite dirty at times, but never distracts from the film so I cant complain.

    Audio:- Perfectly acceptable stereo track here. Nothing to write home about, but what the hey.

    Features:- Well..........BUGGER ALL! This film DESERVES more! All we have here is assorted trailers for other films (which would be fine if there was OTHER stuff on the disc). Not a good show here, not at all. A shame really.

    Overall:- Well it is a bare-bones disc but the film is strong enough to stand on its own.....but a proper disc would be good. This film is a classic, a whole generation evolved around this film, it deserves some kind of extras, but there is none. Apart from that the film itself is in good order, which is nice. Aye.
    posted by Blazingmonga on 30/8/2001 05:09