Tag: Movies

The Movies is an episode of the British comedy television series The Goodies — a BAFTA-nominated series for Best Light Entertainment Programme.
This episode is also known as “The British Film Industry” also as “BBC” and “The choices of film creation”.
As always, the episode was written by members of The Goodies.
The Goodies won the Silver Rose in 1975 for this episode at the Festival Rose d’Or, held in Montreux, Switzerland.
After complaining about the decline of the British film industry, the trio purchase Pinetree Studios (for £25) in the hope of making some good films. They then fire all the directors, whom they consider to be making films which are either “very boring or extremely pretentious” and decide to make a film themselves.
Their attempt to remake Macbeth with less violence and more family interest is a complete failure, and leads to the three Goodies falling out with each other and attempting to make their own films, separately. Tim wants to make a Biblical epic, Graeme a…