I'm a Rowan Atkinson fan. Silly yes, but usually a
subtle wit tied like a rubber chicken to the site
gags. Unfortunately, I cannot say the same for
My date enjoyed the movie far more than myself.
Perhaps I expected too much. Obvious set up, punch.
Obvious set up, punch. I had to search for humor even
in his pure silliness.
Anyway, hope you enjoy it more than I Ö and
it might be that the kids will be on the floor
holding their bellies.
Here's the studio's blurb:
Rowan Atkinson, the brilliant physical comedian whose
outrageous pratfalls and subversively innocent humor
have made him a star in hilarious classics ranging
from the cult U.K. series Black Adder to the
worldwide hit Bean, is back on the big screen in the
family comedy Johnny English.
When her majesty's crown jewels are stolen by a
conniving Frenchman (John Malkovich), who also plans
to steal the queen's throne, Johnny English
(Atkinson), a bit unseasoned but intensely
enthusiastic, is thrown onto the case. Fast cars,
high tech gadgets, top secret info - Johnny can
hardly believe it. He may be in over his head, but
his courage and dedication are unmatched - especially
after he meets double agent Lorna Campbell (Natalie
Imbruglia) and discovers that falling in love makes
saving the nation even more exciting.
From Working Title Films, Johnny English is a spy
comedy with thrills, chills and surprises for the