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This is what happens when your Lord of the Rings cosplay gets overrun by Method stuntmen.
Stuff my followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ saw today…
The awfulness that is Your Highness intends to be a sendup of high fantasy but mostly just engages the clichés of genre and embellishes them with a few swear words and bong hits. What other movies (or books, or TV shows, etc) get it right?
“You can’t expect to wield supreme executive power just because some watery tart threw a sword at you.”
Oh, I do love the pretty blond boys. All Creatures Great and Small was one of my first forays into British drama on PBS when I was probably 12. And I instantly fell in love with Tristan, and with Peter Davison: My crush was sealed for life with Doctor Who: (I love the fancy sideburns. … more…
And they don’t come much geekier or more touchstony than 1975’s Monty Python and the Holy Grail, not only damn near one of the funniest movies ever made but certainly one of the most quotable… at least for us endlessly self-referential types for whom all of life is but a never ceasing trail of opportunities to show off the ridiculous capability we have for retaining movie, computer, and science fiction trivia.