If you're a devoted Ricky Gervais fan you might enjoy this last Extras outing, but be prepared to sit through some dull moments and jokes that miss the mark. The best thing Gervais ever did was cast... Read moreAshley Jensen in the original series as his best friend, dimwitted but sweet Maggie; here she simply walks away with the movie. The rest of the gang work hard, and there's a wickedly funny cameo by Clive Owen, but this farewell to Extras could have been such a blast -- and it's not.
The two series of the deadpan comedy come to a close in this sensational finale. At this point, Ricky Gervais's lowly extra, Andy Millman, has finally made some headway in the entertainment industry. Millman's sitcom, WHEN THE WHISTLE BLOWS, has been commissioned and is an outright hit.
Unfortunately its three series of predictable plotlines and critical beatings have begun to weigh on its creator. In this climax to the celebrity-studded series, Andy Millman has to make the tough decision on whether to give up all he's worked for in a bid for respectability.