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Added on: 16/9/2005 18:33
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League Of Gentlemen`s Apocalypse, The (UK)

6 / 10
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Certificate: 15
Running Time: 87 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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To save their world... they`re coming to ours. The League of Gentlemen bring their hilarious and monstrous creations to the big screen. Everyone`s favourite town Royston Vasey is facing disaster and the only way to save it is for the locals to travel to a new and exciting world... ours! From present day Soho to the fictional film world of 17th Century Britain, the residents must overcome countless bizarre obstacles in their bid to return Royston Vasey to safety.
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Special Features:
Making of. The Real Royston Vasey. A Cast of Thousands. A Gentleman`s Diary by Steve Pemberton. Deleted scenes. Out-takes. Gallery. Trailers. Commentary.

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English

Subtitle Tracks:
CC: English

Directed By:
Steve Bendelack

Written By:

Michael Sheen
David Warner
Mark Gatiss
Steve Pemberton
Reece Shearsmith

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3 / 10
Lucky enough to see the DVD and thought I``d share my thoughts.

Terrible. Very bad considering the genius of the 1st 2 series of the TV show. The League really have run out of ideas as to what to do next, demonstrated by the half ass plot and lack of any real story. They`re now so busy patting each other on the back congratulating each other on how clever they are, they`ve lost the plot. The film is self-indulgent, messy, lacks focus, and all of the stuff where they are 16th Century noblemen... its drivel. Very painful to watch considering they are a very talented bunch of actors/comedians. A return to obscurity beckons...

Menus - nicely designed, but very dark and sometimes hard to read.

Extras - the usual `making of`, trailers, deleted scenes and `day in the life` stuff that we come to expect, but nothing special or stand out compared to the DVD`s for the TV series. If you already have those, you will be disappointed.

Video/Audio Quality - Excellent, can`t fault.

Easter Egg - Its on the main menu, but I`ll let you all find it for yourselfs, its very easy to see.

Verdict -
If you didn`t see the film in the cinema, then don`t bother buying this DVD, Rent a copy, and return it the next day. If you did see the movie, then you`re probably a huge fan - in which case you`ll be buying the DVD expecting more than what you get.

posted by Mezz on 4/10/2005 23:31