Tag Archives: Monty Python

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life Review

This is it – the last film in the Monty Python “Holy Trinity” – and it’s certainly the weirdest. Its “prologue” is the worst part, and it is very clearly directed by Terry Gilliam.  I have mixed feelings about Gilliam, and I think this short is a good example of what bugs me about his work. … Continue reading Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life Review

(Monty Python’s) Life of Brian Review

This film is not sacrilegious.  This film is not about Jesus.  It is about the importance of rationally thinking for oneself rather than just accepting what others say is true.  It mocks group think, pokes fun at activists, and challenges people to be critical thinkers, making it very much the skeptic’s film.  In fact, Pythoner … Continue reading (Monty Python’s) Life of Brian Review