Will his dream come true or will Mother make it a nightmare? In a role specially written for him Ronnie Corbett is hilarious as the eternally frustrated Timothy Lumsden. One of the most successful comedy series of the 1980s Sorry! confirmed Corbett as a British comic institution. There might not be a woman good enough for her son but Phyllis is not about to give her tank top-wearing forty-something son Timothy an easy time. Timothy’s small rebellions such as going out on his bath night incite her full wrath and any attempts to speak his mind are met with the fiercest of rebukes – We are not at home to Mr Cheeky! Undaunted Timothy urged on by his sister Muriel and his friend Frank continues to seek an escape from Stalag 27 Ravenscroft Avenue with love as the spur to untie the granny knots on his mother’s apron strings. In this sixth series Timothy invites an escaped convict a female mud wrestler and a French maid into the house and attends an assertiveness course leading to his girlfriend seeing him in a new light. As wedding bells beckon could Timothy finally have made his escape? Everything has been taken care of to make sure the day runs smoothly – so what could possibly go wrong?
Analyze This:Robert De Niro and Billy Crystal team with Lisa Kudrow Chas Palminteri and director/co-writer Harold Ramis to make you a comedy offer you can't refuse in this laugh-out-loud mob hit. De Niro deftly spoofing the wise guy roles that have been a staple of his estimable career plays powerful New York crime family racketeer Paul Vitti. Crystal always one joke ahead of sleeping with the fishes is shrink Ben Sobel who has just days to resolve Vitti's emotional crisis and turn him into a happy well-adjusted gangster. Yes Sobel is a family psychiatrist. But surely this isn't the kind of family he had in mind.Analyze That:They locked up mob boss Paul Vitti (Robert De Niro) in Sing Sing and that's where he sang sang - croaking tunes from West Side Story and carrying on in a way that convinces the Feds Vitti is better suited for a nut house than the Big House. Better yet they conclude let's release Vitti into the custody of his therapist Ben Sobel (Billy Crystal). The boys are back and so is the fun when De Niro and Crystal reprise their roles Analyze This and reteam with filmmaker Harold Ramis plus fellow stars Lisa Kudrow and Joe Viterelli. This time Vitti is ready to find gainful employment and go straight. Or so he says. But can high-anxiety Sobel believe Vitti especially when guys like Lou the Wrench keep showing up? In the words of more than one sage who knows his dese from his dose: fuggedaboudit!
Little Miss Sunshine Little Miss Sunshine tells the story of Richard (Greg Kinnear) and Sheryl Hoover (Toni Collette) who take a cross-country trip in order to enter their daughter Olive into a beauty pageant. Tagging along on the trip is suicidal Uncle Frank (Steve Carell) foul mouthed Grandpa Edwin (Alan Arkin) and sheryl's mute son Dwayne. Juno Light-hearted comedy drama focusing on two teenagers struggle to grow up and deal with an unwanted pregnancy. Starring up and coming teen stars Michael Cera and Ellen Page.
A trilogy of favourite British comedies featuring the best-loved cad in the business. A cocktail of double-crossing eyebrow raising cigarette holding gap-toothed farce! The Naked Truth: Peter Sellers joins Terry Thomas Shirley Eaton Joan Sims and Peggy Mount as a group of celebrities and VIPs who are being blackmailed by the sleazy editor (Dennis Price) of a scandal rag called The Naked Truth Too Many Cooks: A gang of incompetent crooks (George Cole Sid James Bernard Bradshaw) unsuccessfully attempt to rob Terry-Thomas penny pinching millionaire but then decide to kidnap his daughter instead. Make Mine Mink:Retired major Terry-Thomas ex-con Billie Whitelaw eccentric dowager Athene Seyler and disgruntled teacher of etiquette Hattie Jacques are among the peculiar residents of a boarding house who turn into modern day Robin Hoods stealing furs for charity.
Released to coincide with Comic Relief this superb compilation features some of the funniest sketches from some of the UK hottest comedy talents including Lee Evans Harry and Paul Lenny Henry Jo Brand Little Britain and Sacha Baron Cohen. Sketches include: Catherine Tate – 'Lauren And Tony Blair' Gavin And Stacy – 'Bowling' Peter Kay's Britain’s Got An Extra Pop Factor…And Then Some – 'Man I Feel Like A Woman' Michael McIntyre Live And Laughing – 'Ascents' Ricky Gervais And Friends – 'Ricky In Kenya' Alan Carr's Toothfairy Live – 'Football' and many more.
A young Broadway producer Gary Blake (Dick Powell) is busy putting together his latest big-time musical starring Mona Merrick (Alice Faye). Mona's role as The Richest Girl in the World is a pointed impersonation of Park Avenue socialite Mimi Caraway (Madeleine Carroll) who catches a performance and becomes enraged at what she sees. Mimi goes backstage to complain to Gary about Mona's performance.Gary is swept off his feet but the young debutante and agrees to tone down the role. The thing is Gary used to go out with Mona and Miss Merrick isn't so keen on the agreement. When Mimi and her family come to the next performance they are met with a performance from Mona that is even more nasty and self-centred than before. Incensed and out for retribution Mimi and her family buy out the production and Mimi makes changes that make Gary wake up and realise that this pretty face is killing his show. ON THE AVENUE is a bubbly and saucy musical comedy that features a top-notch collection of Irving Berlin songs including I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm and Slumming On Park Avenue.
Before Ally McBeal. Before Friends. Before Will & Grace. There was Caroline In The City. The original US sitcom that pioneered the way for New York based comedy as we know and love it today is now available in one complete box set. 4 series – 12 discs – 34 hours of comedy! Special Features: Pilot Episode Cast Biographies Photo Galleries Episode Synopses
'Minnie and Moskowitz' is a romantic comedy by pioneering Director John Cassavetes starring Gena Rowlands as Minnie and Seymour Cassel as Seymour Moskowitz. The story starts with Minnie a divorced museum curator who goes on a blind date with Zelmo Swift (Val Avery) who happens to be married. But later she rejects the date which results in a big argument between the two. Car park attendant Seymour manages to defuse the situation but surprisingly falls in love with Minni upon first sight despite their differences.
THE HILARIOUS STAND-UP SHOW THEY TRIED TO BAN! Fresh from the release of his hit comedy documentary Religulous comes Bill Maher - one of America's hottest comedians and star of TV shows Politically Incorrect and HBO’s Real Time. In Bill Maher Live (I’m Swiss) Maher exposes the hypocrisy delusions and ridiculousness of American life with his trademark biting wit and cutting satire at the same time delivering what is widely regarded to be his greatest recorded performance. It’s a rapid-fire stand-up performance that will leave your pants wet and sides split in equal measure. Whether you’re a fan already or yet to discover this comedy genius Bill Maher Live (I’m Swiss) will have you roaring with laughter!
Academy Award winner Robert Duvall (1983 Best Actor Tender Mercies) is Felix Bush the “Hermit of Caleb County ” a man so haunted by his secrets that he has lived in quiet desolation in the Tennessee backwoods for over 40 years. Realizing that he is near his own mortality Bush decides to have a “living funeral party” inviting people to tell their stories about him. Enlisting the help of Frank Quinn (Golden Globe winner Bill Murray 2004 Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Lost in Translation) and Buddy Robinson (Lucas Black Legion) Bush goes through a process of self-discovery allowing him to deal with his past secrets including ones involving old flame (and new widow) Mattie (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek 1980 Best Actress Coal Miner's Daughter). Special Features: Cast and Crew Q&A The Deep South: Buried Secrets Getting Low: Getting into Character A Screenwriter’s point of view On the Red Carpet Commentary with Robert Duvall Sissy Spacek Director Aaron Schneider and Producer Dean Zanuck