Archive for August, 2004

First farce, then tragedy

Saturday, August 21st, 2004

Graham Chapman is the one member of the famous Monty Python comedy troupe thwarting any group re-union – having died in 1989.  A biopic, “Gin and Tonic,” is now underway. The director’s biggest challenge may be to make the story of this avant-garde, gender-bending comedian seem unusual, let alone risqué, to a 21st century audience. [...]