A resurrection for “The Life of Brian”?

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Sue Jones-Davies is hoping that 30 years has been long enough for religious sensitivities to cool and that the time has come to lift a pan on the comedic classic “Monty Python’s Life of Brian,” first released in 1979. Davies was recently elected as mayor of the British town of Aberystwyth, which implemented the ban […]

  • Bill Dockery

    There’s a typo in the first graf — should be “ban” sted “pan.” And what was the occasion of the ban? Is it forbidden to be shown? Surely, it’s not forbidden to be viewed on TV. And surely it’s not being brought back to a theater.

    And does the appearance of this story have anything to do with the impending opening of a Broadway musical based on the movie? Is this a PR placement?

    Nonetheless, “Life of Brian” truly IS a comic masterpiece, and much gentler than its critics will admit.

    “Always look on the bright side . . .”