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A Liar's Autobiography - The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman Synopsis
A flawed biography of one of the founders of "Monty Python's Flying Circus."
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Like a lesser Python entry ("The Meaning of Life"?), it's alternately brilliant and frustrating.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's like watching "Yellow Submarine" laid over a celebrity-therapy episode of Dr. Phil.
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60

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
The film's depiction of the ugliness and strangeness of his self-hating LA celeb lifestyle is disturbing. Not just for Python fans.
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60

Empire

By Kim Newman
A moving and often funny self-portrayal of Chapman that will delight Python fans.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The film only really has a pulse when it switches to live action in a few brief archival snippets, most memorably in John Cleese's...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The results are exactly as patchwork as that sounds, with sequences of rowdy, sacrilegious invention punctuated by long spells of tedium.
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40

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
A coda shifts to video footage of Cleese's irreverent eulogy; you wish the whole film could have been as slyly somber. It's what the...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
John Cleese, Michael Palin and Chapman himself (courtesy of interviews, skits and various recordings he made before his death from cancer in...
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20

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
But artistically interesting only takes a film so far. What it needs are laughs- - or at least a compelling narrative. It's got neither --...
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Slant Magazine

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Graham Chapman's story, frankly, is better served by his Wikipedia page.
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funny, obscene and entertaining

By stlindau
Clever animation, shocking images and laughably obscene. It's good for a laugh. Enjoy, go see it. Be prepared for full frontal etc. animated....

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Rated R | For Some Violent Images, Language, Graphic Animated Sequences and Strong & Crude Sexual Content
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Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 17 & under Comedian's animated life story is filled with sex, alcohol.
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