Blu-ray Review HTF BLU-RAY REVIEW: The Invention of Lying

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  1. Cameron Yee

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    The Invention of Lying

    Release Date: January 19, 2010
    Studio: Warner Brothers
    Packaging/Materials: Two-disc Blu-ray case with slipcover
    Year: 2009
    Rating: PG-13
    Running Time: 1:39:00
    MSRP: $35.99

      THE FEATURE SPECIAL FEATURES
    Video 1080p high definition 16x9 1.78:1 High definition and standard definition
    Audio Dolby TrueHD: English 5.1 / Dolby Digital: English 5.1, French 5.1 (dubbed in Quebec), Spanish 5.1 Stereo
    Subtitles English SDH, French, Spanish Variable

     
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    Mark loves Anna but
    She finds him unattractive.
    Lying can't change that.
     
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    I liked it more then you.
    Laughed out loud plenty.
    Really like Ricky Gervase.

    The only thing my wife and I discussed was that it was less of them not lying but more of everyone saying whatever comes into their mind and without any filtering.
     
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    My wife told me I
    Was overthinking but now
    Cameron agrees.
     
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    Originally Posted by Cameron Yee

    I had the same problem you did the with film's central premise. If you're going to do "conceptual" humor, then it has to be rigorous. Monty Python holds up as well as it does, because they were merciless when it came to sticking with their initial premise (and also because they knew when a premise was exhausted). Gervais had an interesting concept, but in order to extend it beyond a sketch, he had to expand the definition of "lying" -- which guarantees that at least some of the audience will start questioning the concept.

    The film has some funny moments, but the best of them felt derivative. During the dialogue with the crowd about God, I kept flashing back to Life of Brian.
     

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