The Invention Of Lying

2009, Movie, PG-13, 99 mins

Given a choice between living in a world where lies don't exist or one where deception is commonplace, I'll take the one where the truth is optional -- not because I believe dishonesty is a virtue, but because we get the good movies. In The Invention of Lying, co-writer/director and star Ricky Gervais plays a portly, snub-nosed screenwriter living in a world where the very notion of telling a lie is unfathomable. It's a sly comment on Hollywood that in this world, movies are nothing more than filmed lectures -- history lessons read by a stuffy man sitting in a fancy chair (imagine the introduction to Masterpiece Theatre spread out over two hours), with not a singl...

Released: 2009 Rated: PG-13 Length: 99 mins

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