FILM NO.4 OF LONDON FILM FESTIVAL 2016
"It's truth time"
I have a weird reflection on Julian Barret. I've seen things from him that are ok (B is for Badger), things that are amazing in every sense of the word (The Mighty Boosh) and things that I actively hate (Aaaaaaaah!), so how does Mindhorn rack up? It's pretty damn hysterical.
The plot follows an ex-tv star, Richard Thorncroft (I think), who played the notoriously savvy Mindhorn back in the 80's, now he's come back from retirement to solve a murder mystery.
What I really love about Mindhorn, is how it starts as a film in a similar format to Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, in which a lousy egotist becomes the…