Michael Winterbottom's A COCK AND BULL STORY
(pounds 19.99) is the story of an 18th century movie within a movie.
A Cock and Bull Story
(Cert 15, 90 min, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Comedy, also DVD pounds 19.99)
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THE STORY Loosely based on Laurence Sterne's famously unreadable classic novel - The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman - A Cock And Bull Story
is actually a satire about the film business.
A Cock And Bull Story
, which isn't out until January, is Michael Winterbottom's re- working of The Life and Opinions Of Tristram Shandy.
As far as I am concerned it is a cock and bull story
. But the reality is you speak about the past, I recently went to London and met with Queen Elizabeth.
Two decades on, this is a colourful, 101-minute biopic of a significant chunk of his life, with Steve Coogan reuniting with director Michael Winterbottom after previous collaborations 24 Hour Party People, A Cock and Bull Story
and The Trip series on TV.
THE Trip is a new series starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon and directed by Michael Winterbottom, the acclaimed film-maker behind the likes of A Cock and Bull Story
, 24 Hour Party People and A Mighty Heart.
Now the 41-year-old Swansea-born star of A Cock and Bull Story
and Supernova has wed Clare, 33, a researcher at The South Bank Show, at Windsor Parish Church.
In return for the new technology, cinemas will show more specialised, non-blockbuster films, such as lower budget British films like A Cock and Bull Story
, the critically acclaimed Good Night, And Good Luck and classics including Brief Encounter.
Frank, whose film scripts include 24 Hour Party People, Weclome to Sarajevo and A Cock and Bull Story
, gave his support to the pioneering project.
Consequently, A Cock and Bull Story
is full of barbed-wire one liners and gut-wrenching silences.
Wallace And Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit has the nomination for British film and will be battling it out for the title with Pride And Prejudice, The Constant Gardener, A Cock And Bull Story
Fentimans, the Newcastle-based drinks firm, is to serve its full-bodied shandy to stars at the launch of A Cock and Bull Story
at Cineworld in London's Haymarket on Monday.
As well as "Pride & Prejudice," they have backed "The Phantom of the Opera," "The Constant Gardener,": "Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story
" and the upcoming Lions Gate horror pic "Minotaur."