Praise for Gervais

Going to see Ricky in Toronto tomorrow night, a re-blog felt appropriate.

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For those not familiar with him, Ricky Gervais is a brilliant British actor, director and writer, best known for portraying David Brent in his original BBC series ‘The Office’.  A past host of the Golden Globes, the often controversial comedian is known for raising the ire of Hollywood A-listers with his blunt zingers and one-liners.  I first noticed him as the museum director Dr. McPhee in ‘A Night at the Museum’ with Ben Stiller, and later stumbled upon him in ‘The Office’ on Netflix.  I quickly became a fan and adored all his subsequent projects, including; ‘Derek’, ‘An Idiot Abroad’ and ‘Life’s too Short’, all hilarious and poignant.  As I write this, Gervais’ new movie ‘Special Correspondents’ is currently playing on Netflix, and his feature film ‘David Brent – Life on the Road’ will be released in theaters this coming August.

But enough about the artist, I…

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2 thoughts on “Praise for Gervais

  1. I’m jealous! 🙂 I love Ricky. I discovered him in ‘The Office’, and I like all his TV shows, while I’m still catching up with his movies. Besides his animal rights activism, I love his outspokenness about atheism and in the film ‘The Invention of Lying’, he cleverly made fun of the origins of religion.
    Have a good time tomorrow!

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