Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Three and Out

Today's film review is from Keith Norman, General Secretary of the train drivers' union, ASLEF.

The film looks like a disgusting piece of propaganda dreamt up by the kind of wankers who have a go at train drivers for making them late for work in the morning.

Here's the trailer for the film. Mackenzie Crook's come a long way since The Office, hasn't he?

And any film with Imelda Staunton and Kerry Katona just has to be...

Gawd help us.

9 comments:

  1. If someone makes me late for work, I'm entitled to complain about them.

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  2. More like Over and Out thanks!

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  3. This film might bomb like "Sex Lives of the Potato Men", at least that's the impression I get. Having said that, Keith Norman should lighten up - he clearly doesn't know all ASLEF members in a personal vein. "Suicide Squads" (the people who are assigned to clear up these unfortunate incidents) use dark humour as a way of dealing with this type of tragedy.

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  4. Is Keith any relation to Barry?

    What with a film review by the General Secretary of ASLEF and starring Imelda Staunton and Kerry Katona you should have posted this next Tuesday.

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  5. Billy - It seems to be common knowledge on my train that trains are only ever cancelled because the driver couldn't be bothered to get out of bed and is throwing a sickie. We also like to blame the corpse when we're late because of a suicide on the line. We get off the train and give the body a good kicking.


    Romo - Roger.

    Istvanski - I've got an idea for a comedy film. A GP (a Harold Shipman lookalike) offers to kill elderly widows who are mothers of only children in return for a cut of the kids' inheritance. It would be more of a hoot and has a more feasible plot than this piece of shit.

    Kaz - Yes, I think he is. I'd rather have Keith than Jonathan Ross. Wouldn't it have been good to have union leaders presenting the Film review shows in the 70s? I know Len Murray was a fan of Godard and Tom Jackson was really into his Ealing comedies.

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  6. 100 tonnes and Vic Feather . Oh, sorry, wrong Jonathan.

    Anyway this train-crash-cinema is bound to hit the buffers or go off the rails.

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  7. Sorry Geoff, don't get excited, that previous comment was only me. In a skirt.

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  8. Bloody hell Murph, I thought it was Ms Zeta-Jones.

    I see in today's paper the union and a transport users group are asking people to boycott the film. That's assuming anybody will be thinking of going to see it in the first place.

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  9. Perhaps the Aslef members outside the cinema should have a look here

    http://lazymediathieves.blogspot.com/2008/03/staff-of-bedford-railway-station-vs.html

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