Terry Gilliam

Home Entertainment Review: Time Bandits

Time Bandits (Terry Gilliam, 1981) – Possible genius and confirmed madman Terry Gilliam is one of the most fascinating directors of his generation. Yet, he’s also a guy far too silly to be taken particularly seriously and way too twisted to be commercial. He’s a perennial cult filmmaker, which is probably appropriate given his time […]

The Zero Theorem Review

Terry Gilliam's The Zero Theorem is a sprawling, thoughtful mess of a movie that tosses a cavalcade of ideas (both visual and philosophical) at the audience with almost reckless abandon.

Monty Python Live (Mostly) Review

The swan song for one of the world's most beloved comedic troupes - Monty Python Live (Mostly) might lean too heavily on musical numbers, but it still gives the audience mostly what they want one final time.

Interview: David Webb Peoples

David Webb Peoples had a hand in writing three of the greatest films of the latter half of the 20th Century: Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys, and Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven. We talk with the writer (and his wife and sometimes collaborator Janet) as he prepares to visit the Toronto Screenwriting Conference this weekend.

Films in Brief: 1/31/14

Since mainstream new releases seem to have us singing the blues, here are a few neat classical and nostalgic options, with Cineplex continuing their annual Great Digital Film Festival and the TIFF Bell Lightbox showcasing the works of Paul Verhoeven and the unsung, pioneering African American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux.

Hot Docs 2012 Line-up Announced

Just after opening their brand new flagship theatre, the Hot Docs International Documentary Festival used the new/old building to announce their slate of 189 films for their 2012 festival. This year's festival, running from April 26th to May 6th features documentaries in 11 different programs from over 50 countries.

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Trailer

Yahoo Movies UK has posted the first full trailer for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, the latest film from director Terry Gilliam.  The film also has the distinction of being Heath Ledger’s last film role before his untimely death last year. The film has all the visual flair and filmic insanity we’ve come to expect […]