The Jolly Boys' Last Stand
The Jolly Boys' Last Stand ★★ 2000
Spider (Serkis) is leaving behind his loutish, hard-drinking mates, known as the Jolly Boys, after proposing to girlfriend Annie (Craig). His best man Des (Twomey) decides to make a pre-wedding video for the groom as a gift. Then Vinnie (Baron Cohen) also goes domestic, which throws the rest of the gang into a tizzy and the video turns into a group effort with unexpected results. Ragged (and amiable) debut for writer/director Payne that was shot in 1998. 88m/C DVD . GB Andy Serkis, Sacha Baron Cohen, Milo Twomey, Rebecca Craig, Jo Martin; D: Christopher Payne; W: Christopher Payne; C: Will Jacob, Robin Cox; M: Jeremy Panufnik.