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THE KENNETH BRANAGH FILM EXTRAVAGANZA

Sequel to the highly popular Jeremy Irons Film Extravaganza and Alan Rickman Film Extravaganza.

Kenneth Branagh and Kenneth Branagh's head

The Bio

Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He did some Shakespeare stuff and then made some mildly interesting movies, usually by hamming it up.

The Details

When: Friday, 21 November, starting 6pm with or without you.
Where: 32 Athlone Street, Tingalpa.
What to bring: Alcohol for the drinking game, money for ordering pizzas (if you're having one).

The Lineup

We will only be viewing the finest selection of Kenneth's films:

 

More Kenneth Branagh action
 
 
The Film: Frankenstein
Kenneth's Character: Victor Frankenstein
Quote: "It's alive. It's ALIVE!"
Famous for: Playing God, and then immediately regretting having done so.
The Question:
Will Kenneth stop prancing around the set for long enough to realise that he has made a terrible, terrible mistake?
Note: In keeping with Kenneth's directorial approach, Robert DeNiros' character must be referred to as "The Sharp-Featured Man".

 

Frankenstein poster Kenneth Branagh in Frankenstein
 
The Film: Wild Wild West
Kenneth's Character: Dr. Arliss Loveless
Quote:
"We may have lost the war, but heaven knows we haven't lost our sense of humor!"
Famous for:
Loosing a lung, a spleen, a bladder, two legs, thirty-five feet of small intestine, and the ability to reproduce
The Question: Can Kenneth save the world from the EVIL Will Smith and Kevin Klein?
Note:
Winner of 5 Raspberry Awards. Kenneth was nominated for Worst Supporting Actor but did not win
Wild Wild West poster Kenneth Branagh in Wild Wild West
 
 
The Film: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Kenneth's Character: Gilderoy Lockhart
Quote: "I didn't get rid of the Banden Banshee by smiling at him!"
Famous for: Order of Merlin, Third Class, Honorary member of the Dark Force Defense League, and five time winner of Witch Weekly's Most Charming Smile Award.
The Question: Can Kenneth get over himself. Period.
Note:
Since Alan Rickman is also in this film the Alan Rickman Film Extravaganza rules will also apply.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets poster Kenneth Branagh in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

The Drinking Rules

Drink when:

  • KB laughs at one of his own jokes.
  • KB marvels at his own genius.
  • KB praises one of his own achievements.
  • KB arrives too late to save someone.
  • KB taunts someone caught in a trap of his devising.
  • KB makes any kind of reference to a monster.
  • KB panics
  • KB shows remorse (genuine or sarcastic)
  • KB runs away, or tries to
  • KB makes a speech to an captivated audience
  • KB appears in a scene with a pyrotechnic special effect.

Bonus Rule : Three drinks if a severed hand attacks anyone

During the screening of Harry Potter 2, the drinking rules from the Alan Rickman Film Extravaganza also apply.