Friday 05 May 2006
A shambolic comedy, made in documentary style and packed with British stars (Martin Freeman from The Office, Stephen Mangan from Green Wing, Felicity Montagu from I'm Alan Partridge, Alison Steadman from just about everything), about a competition to find the most original wedding of the year.
Its virtues include some stock types who expand, as the film goes on, into genuine characters, and a grown-up willingness to set jokes aside in favour of feeling. In the end, though, it feels like a television idea that hasn't really got the muscle to pull it on to the big screen.
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
- 3 The ten most unequal developed countries in the world
- 4 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 5 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland