A graduate of the film programme at Toronto's Ryerson University (where he studied with avant garde filmmaker R. Bruce Elder, among others,) Bruce McDonald is a fan favourite in the world of independent Canadian film. His career actually began in high school, including one film that made $100 at a sc
Police Squad! is a television comedy series first broadcast in 1982. It was a spoof of police dramas, packed with visual gags and non sequiturs. While a parody of many television shows and movies, it bore a particular resemblance to the Lee Marvin cop show, M Squad.
Police Squad! was created by th
And now for something completely different. It's 1969, love and social criticism are in the air. Throw together five well-educated Britons and one American (that makes six cross-dressed men all together), add a dead parrot and a wicked sense of the absurd, and "Monty Python's Flying Circus" is born.
Imagine a creature who takes fashion tips from your neighborhood door-to-door salesman, a creature whose haircut looks like a tight-fitting motorcycle helmet, a creature with a tongue that is neither cute nor erotic but periodically slips out of a pair of rosy, swollen lips. This creature has a balle