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'The Invention of Lying' is High-Concept Done Rightnew

As a high-concept comedy, Invention gets to cover a lot of ground, from commercialism to religion and societal conventions. Fortunately, Gervais actually has insight into most of those issues, which means the film never gets overly sanctimonious.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Peter Hemminger  |  10-01-2009  |  Reviews

The Kult of Karlnew

The success of The Ricky Gervais Show can be ascribed almost entirely to the gnomic utterances of Karl Pilkington, the bald, round, bleary-eyed, sleepy-voiced producer for London’s Xfm, who serves as the show's co-host.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mike Miliard  |  02-09-2006  |  Media

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