The late Graham Chapman was a paradox. Openly gay, and for years a closeted drinker, he arguably had a more colorful offscreen life than his fellow Pythons, but he also had a less vivid, more lightweight comic personality than any of them. That contradiction is reflected in this quasi-biography made up of wildly showy 3-D-animated segments, each one done in a different style. It’s like watching Yellow Submarine laid over a celebrity-therapy episode of Dr. Phil. (Also available on EPIX) B-
A LIAR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY — THE UNTRUE STORY OF MONTY PYTHON'S GRAHAM CHAPMAN (EPIX and Brainstorm Media)
Genre: Animation, Comedy; Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese; Director: Bill Jones, Jeff Simpson, Ben Timlett; Release Date Limited: 11/02/2012; Runtime (in minutes): 82; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Brainstorm Media
Posted November 16 2012 — 12:00 AM EST
- 'Criminal Minds': Thomas Gibson returns for premiere
- 'Birth of a Nation' director Nate Parker to appear on '60 Minutes'
- Bon Iver played a surprise concert at Berlin hotel
- 'Empire': Listen to 'Infamous' by Mariah Carey, Jussie Smollett & cast
- Marvel's 'Black Panther' has found another villain
- Brad Pitt takes voluntary drug test for DCFS investigation
- 'Blindspot': Can Jane trust Roman?