Gervais' comedic genius was firmly planted in toe-curlingly awkward situations back in 2001, with two very successful … Gervais said, "This film delves much more into his private life than The Office ever did … 2. David Brent: Life on the Road. With the waters tested and a taste of musical recognition, for both Gervais and Brent, the wheels were set in motion for a feature-length film and a meta-debut record. 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[27], Principal photography began in November 2015, with Gervais directing as well as starring. David Brent: Life on the Road. Download Pdf. Equality Street (David Brent) 2:49: 14. If this was a serious album, that kind of sequencing would be unforgivable, but the final verdict depends a lot on perspective. This approach falls flat, however, when listening to a track such as the Status Quo echoing "Thank Fuck It's Friday," which neither tickles the funny bone nor appeals to the musically inclined. Go and get the guitar. Amazon.de/musik: David Brent – Life on the Road jetzt kaufen. Spaceman (David Brent) 2:21: 13. 1. Wheeler dealing No feeling Strictly business I’m killing it Widnes. The accidental relevancy of David Brent: Life On the Road is the Trump-ian nature of David’s desire to be loved by anyone and everyone. David Brent: Life on the Road Film from 2016. Ricky Gervais’s comic creation is back, but the repetitive humour makes it torturous Published: 21 Aug 2016 . When Brent finally manages to convince a record company rep to attend a show, they are more interested in Dom's rapping than Brent's music. Share on Facebook. Slough (David Brent) 4:25: 7. However, taken at face value, it's nothing more than a mish-mash of classic rock tropes and controversial lyrics. Chords. Pauline asks him to take her out for a coffee and she takes his hand as they head out. David Brent: Life on the Road. David Brent may be the character that made Ricky Gervais a comedic star, but David Brent: Life on the Road is just another example as to why that star has been rapidly fading. 6,238 views, added to favorites 428 times. 3. With "The Office" long in the past, middling salesman David Brent ditches work and goes on tour with his rock band in a disastrous stab at stardom. [17] Included are introductions by the character, exclusive images and the tracks arranged for piano, voice and guitar. David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. David Brent – Life on the Road review: agonising one-note comedy 3 / 5 stars 3 out of 5 stars. [31] The film received its first official release on 19 August 2016 in the United Kingdom. Movie Review - David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Close. Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ben Bailey Smith, Andy Burrows, Tom Basden, Jo Hartley Location(s): Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London. Chorus: Life on the road Don’t need a heavy load Foot down to the floor 70 miles an hour But never more. As the tour wears on, the band and crew refuse to socialise with Brent (unless he pays them to do so), and even make him drive behind the tour bus claiming there is no room for him. Share … David Brent: Life on the Road. David Brent: Life on the Road Der verrückte Typ aus „The Office“ (die Vorlage zu „Stromberg“) ist wieder da: Dieses Mal aber denkt David Brent (natürlich gespielt von Ricky Gervais), er habe tatsächlich das Zeug zum Rockstar und will es allen — auch den lieben Ex-Kollegen im Büro — so richtig zeigen. From "Don't Cry It's Christmas" onwards, the record shifts from a token seasonal song and the vocoder-centric "Spaceman" to a reggae double-header before landing at the Chris Martin collaboration -- and Coldplay imitation -- "Electricity." Although Brent's musical aspirations are hinted at over the course of The Office's two seasons, it wasn't until 2013 that Gervais was given an opportunity to embellish them, in the form of the Comic Relief charity single "Equality Street." 1 Std. Ricky Gervais writes, directs and stars in this documentary-style comedy, reprising his role as 'The Office' character David Brent. report. [9][10], Chris Martin of Coldplay, who guest starred in Extras with Gervais, recorded music for the soundtrack together with him. "David Brent & Foregone Conclusion LIFE ON THE ROAD THE ALBUM Featuring the classics Life On The Road and Equality Street. Paris Nights (David Brent) 3:05: 11. Life on the Road is a testing ground for a hyper-specialized failure of the Bechdel test where not only are all women talking about men, they’re talking about one specific man: David Brent. David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. He has emphasised that it is "not an Office film". The film stars Gervais as David Brent, a character he played in the BBC television comedy series The Office, who has a film crew that shadows him as he travels up and down the country living his dream of being a rock star. [32] On 7 April 2016, Gervais released the first teaser trailer of the movie. Ricky Gervais’s comic creation is back, but the repetitive humour makes it torturous It's only fleeting. Either way you look at it, it's a vanity project -- the question is, whose ego was it designed to please. save. Am. Blu-ray 3,98 € DVD 3,30 € Weitere Versionen auf DVD: Edition Disks Preis Neu ab Gebraucht ab DVD "Bitte wiederholen" — 1. Filming ran through 18 December 2015, and was shot in locations in London and Slough. Having lost much of his status since The Office, Brent is now the victim of workplace bullying from colleagues and unlike in The Office where Brent enjoys his working life and the status it gives him, he is openly unhappy in his job and conversely is now having to contend with the effects of others' dysfunctional behaviour. Create and get +5 IQ. Vote. JETZT MITGLIED WERDEN. 1h 35m Comedies. Strumming. Fifteen years after his appearance in the BBC2 "documentary" series The Office, David Brent is a sales rep for bathroom supply firm Lavichem. The climax is a little contrived and can't quite deliver the same payoff as the Christmas specials it so obviously apes. Obviously that's the intention, but without the context of the film, and the lack of genuinely funny moments within the music, it can be uncomfortable; listening to "Please Don't Make Fun of the Disableds" through your headphones feels a little uneasy, but it's unthinkable to play it out loud. Movie Review - David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) youtu.be/fCwpmy... 0 comments. On 20 October 2015, Gervais published an exclusive photo of Brent on the set of his music video shoot for his song "Lady Gypsy". Mit: Ricky Gervais,Doc Brown,Tom Basden. I am however a big lover of mockumentaries. [2] The film stars Gervais as David Brent, a character he played in the BBC television comedy series The Office,[3] who has a film crew that shadows him as he travels up and down the country living his dream of being a rock star. C. 1. 3. Wheeler dealing No feeling Strictly business I’m killing it Widnes. He reprised his role as Brent in the comedy film Life on the Road. [14] The soundtrack album was released together with the film. David Brent: Life on the Road ist ein Musical aus dem Jahr 2016 von Ricky Gervais mit Ricky Gervais, Rebecca Gethings und Doc Brown.. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Life on the Road - … 100% Upvoted. 1 of 22. The remaining tracks fall into two categories: songs that are meant to be comedy and songs that sound like they want to be taken seriously. 2016 Preview Editors' Notes Dylan. Life on the road Don’t need a heavy load Foot down to the floor 70 miles an hour But no more. Directed by Ricky Gervais. The band plays one final show, and then genuinely join Brent for a drink. Thank Fuck It's Friday [Explicit] (David Brent) 3:25: 8. David Brent: Life on the Road is a British Mockumentary film created by Ricky Gervais and set in the same continuity as The Office (UK) and by extension, The Office (US), in which Gervais reprises his role as Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist David Brent.. [25] Gervais said that he was excited to show the world what David Brent is up to now. David Brent: Life on the Road is a mockumenary written, Directed and acted by Ricky Gervais who plays David Brent, the boss from the hit BBC television series 'The office', wanting to be a rockstar. Posted by 3 minutes ago. 1 of 18. David Brent: Life On The Road The character has a lot to offer since it just doesn't pick up where it was left off, Ricky Gervais accounts in those 15 years on screen by not only writing but playing it more mature and strong like never before. Devotees of David Brent, the foot-in-mouth comic antihero of the original BBC version of "The Office," will watch the quasi-musical road film "David Brent: Life on the Road" no matter what this review has to say about it. Then there are the overtly comedic tracks, which work when they reference Brent's life, such as the anthemic "Life on the Road" or heartfelt ballad "Slough," or when they include a slightly odd verse from rapper Doc Brown, but in other places they come across as lyrically jarring. Gervais is still perfect as awkward idiot David Brent and there are plenty of laugh-out-loud moments to enjoy. 4,3 von 5 Sternen 186 Sternebewertungen. David Brent: Life on the Road: International Trailer 1 David Brent: Life on the Road Synopsis. "David Brent & Foregone Conclusion LIFE ON THE ROAD THE ALBUM Featuring the classics Life On The Road and Equality Street. Gervais said: "This book is a dream come true for Brent...Even though this is clearly a humour book, the sheet music is real and the songs are insanely catchy and easy to play. Gervais began his stand-up career in the late 1990s. In May 2016, Gervais announced that Brent would be releasing a single in July ahead of the film release,[15] and on 8 July 2016, Gervais released Brent's single "Lady Gypsy". 2. Author jhunt14 [a] 148. Unaware that he's almost universally ridiculed, David continues to besiege his coworkers at Lava-Chem (a cleaning products company) with embarrassing jokes, relentless bravado, and a most … Ricky Gervais’s comic creation is back, but the repetitive humour makes it torturous Obviously that's the intention, but without the context of the film, and the lack of genuinely funny moments within the music, it can be … [4] Gervais said, "This film delves much more into his private life than The Office ever did and we really get to peel back the layers of this extraordinary, ordinary man." 1h 35m Comedies. The David Brent Songbook was released by Blink Publishing on 11 August 2016 eight days before the premiere of Life on the Road. David Brent – Life on the Road review: agonising one-note comedy 3 out of 5 stars. 3. [5], The film was released on 19 August 2016 in the UK by Entertainment One and was a box-office bomb.[6]. hide. The amount of fun to be had with the soundtrack depends on how much of a fan you are, as the highlights are served with a large side of nostalgia, including fan favorites "Spaceman," "Paris Nights," "Equality Street," and "Freelove Freeway." Starring Ricky Gervais, Jo Hartley, Doc Brown, Tom Bennett and Mandeep Dhillon. If this is Brent's album, existing for comedic reasons purely to accompany the film, then it fulfills its purpose. [28] Entertainment One distributed the film in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. share. David Brent: Life on the Road is a British Mockumentary film created by Ricky Gervais and set in the same continuity as The Office (UK) and by extension, The Office (US), in which Gervais reprises his role as Unsympathetic Comedy Protagonist David Brent.. 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