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Tim Vine - Jokeamotive [DVD]

Tim Vine    Parental Guidance   DVD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)
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Product details

  • Actors: Tim Vine
  • Format: PAL
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: PG
  • Studio: Spirit Entertainment Limited
  • DVD Release Date: 21 Nov 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005ELOJMK
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 14,732 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

The Joke-amotive tour was Tim's biggest to date where he played 73 shows to over 60,000 people! Tim will be hosting his own Dave's One Night Stand, appearing on Have I Got News For You and QI - all this Autumn!! And for fans of Not Going Out - the 5th series will be hitting your screens before the end of the year. To get your fix of Tim - buy this DVD!

Extras on this DVD include:
Strumming Carter (short film co-starring John Archer)
Blonde Elvis (Tim's unique tribute to the King)
Joke-amotive On Tour (documentary following Tim on tour)
He Jumps In Fields (short film co-starring Nina Conti)
Joke-amotive in Edinburgh (documentary following Tim on tour)
Box Song
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Saw the recording 4 Nov 2011
I had the pleasure of seeing the recording at the Bloomsbury Theatre. It was simply outstanding, the best live show I've been to, despite the fact that it was a DVD recording. I had seen the tour earlier in Cheltenham, and it's clear that he has chosen the best parts of his latest act. Tim is surpassing himself with every performance because he is increasing the variation in his act.
To round it all off he's a bloody nice fellow too :)

Look out for the Bee Gee act, and "Don't drop the Laptop"... amazing!
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tim on form 22 Nov 2011
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Tim Vine always love to watch for he dosen't need to offend people, swear or cheap boring smut fo laughs. Good family laughs all round - How he remembers the jokes is beyond me and thinks them all up is so class, the only part I didn't get was the little carpet bit - apart from that excellent
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good - Get it if your a Tim Vine fan 21 Nov 2011
This DVD is good, but its the weakest in my opinion of his four released DVDs. 'So I said to this bloke is probably his best', followed by 'Pun-slinger', followed by 'live'.
When his style is so unique and fast paced, he stands heads and shoulders above any other comedian out their. So the only person to compare him to is himself.
The jokes are not as strong as his previous releases, meaning they stretch their connections to the alternative meanings more so than usual. They also take more thinking about and more prior subject knowledge to understand the punchlines. If you know the context behind them, I'm sure they are hilarious. But if you didn't understand them (like me) you listened to the mild audience reaction from the few that did to know the joke was finished. The songs also had less comical value than his other releases and felt more like they were included as they were expected, rather than them adding something.

There were more prop gags them his other releases and his stage is cluttered with junk. Although some of those were weak such as his large piece of bacon, which he didn't even have a gag for. It felt more like he was filling in time when it would have been better just being left out.

But when your telling close to 500 jokes in an hour, then you can't be expected to hit home runs with each one. I appreciate the effort he tried writing all new material.

I also credit his memorisation as he never once referred to his notes, which he had in his previous releases.

Jonathan Archer had a cameo but didn't do anything. This was especially odd for this release as the audience acknowledged him, but the viewers had no idea why.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good fun, but not great fun... 10 Jan 2012
I didn't manange to see this show live - mainly because Tim avoided Oxford yet again - but I did receive this for Christmas. I'm a huge fan of Tim's and have seen him live many times, but I felt a little bit underwhelmed by this one. It's still a good show in Tim's trademark style of one-line groaners, silly props and obscure songs, but for me it just didn't tickle me quite as much as his other 3 DVDs. Maybe Tim set the bar too high previously!

If you've enjoyed Tim before then get it, you will like it. As an introduction to Tim though, I wouldn't recommend it. I'm a fan and therefore a bit more forgiving than someone who might be seeing him for the first time.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny. 28 Dec 2011
'The Joke-amotive' follows the pattern of previous Tim Vine routines. The quick-fire punning is there as before, as is the prop-based humour. However, although there are silly songs there's nothing to match the elegant brilliance of 'Alarm Bells', 'Family Holiday', or 'My Marvellous Metronome'. Flag Hippo returns in the extras, with a twist, but compared to previous routines this one is not quite so polished or so 'rich'. There are fewer rapid and connected pun sequences and there are one or two too many non-joke jokes. The extras are very watchable, particularly the one with Flag Hippo and the Box Song. I like this DVD, it's very funny, and in places it is laugh out loud funny: if you like Tim Vine you are certain to like this, but I think this is not his most amazing offering. "Tim Vine - So I Said To This Bloke" is still the grooviest.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars UNREAL 17 Dec 2011
By Sibhls
this really is one of the funniest comedy sketches I have seen in a long time. I cried laughing in parts. If you're a fan of the ol' puns this is an absolute must. I could watch this again and again and not get tired of it and how clever he is :)Also, he is a "clean" comedian, which is rare now so if you're watching it at Christmas the whole family can watch it without having to forward through parts :)

BUY IT!! You won't regret it :)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An ok dvd 22 Feb 2012
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I love Tim Vine and have all his dvd's but this one is definitely not as funny as the previous one's, he's still a great laugh but this one didn't make me laugh out loud.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not as good 25 Mar 2013
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I love Tim Vine, this DVD does labour a bit, other purchases of Tim Vine DVD's have been better, I still like it though, hard to diss the man!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars funny
so funny
Published 2 days ago by Ryan Jacques-mccormack
5.0 out of 5 stars Full of Laughter
Good clean gags. Worth every penny. Had tears rolling down my face. Missed some gags because was still laughing at previous ones. A definate buy.
Published 3 months ago by Michelle Bellamy
5.0 out of 5 stars Jokeamotive Dvd
I bought 5 of "Tim Vine" Dvd's, each one of them in really excellent condition as per usual from these guys. Will be dealing with them again.
Published 4 months ago by Eamonn Durning
5.0 out of 5 stars Good family fun
A great all round show, the jokes are fast and funny also no swearing totally clean clever and fun. Silly songs as well
Published 6 months ago by Mj Lovell
4.0 out of 5 stars funny
As expected, these one liners amuse all day long. Did not take long to get here. Brilliant, Funny and laugh a minute.
Published 6 months ago by Bernie Green
3.0 out of 5 stars Jokeamotive DVD -Tim Vine,
Transaction was fine, but I was disappointed in the content.........he's not as funny as I'd thought! Better in a sitcom (like "Not Going Out")
Published 11 months ago by Valentine
5.0 out of 5 stars laughing
Tim vine is the best loved this DVD has kept us laughing and laughing.
Very good supplier great condition and product as described. Very quick dispatch
Published 12 months ago by Kerry
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant! :)
I bought all of Tim Vine's DVDs and they are all brilliant. A Very Funny Man who is guaranteed to cheer you up! :)
Fully recommend Jokeamotive!
Published 13 months ago by Michael Maclean
5.0 out of 5 stars The best one yet!
This has got to be his best dvd so far! Laughing all the way through, would highly recommend it to anyone!
Published 14 months ago by Daniel Bennett
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
This is absolutely brilliant and one of the best comedians around and you really should own a copy on DVD!
Published 14 months ago by Mathew C.
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