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By Mark Clapham on 24 October 2009 Comments Off

I have mixed feelings about Terry Gilliam. While I like a lot of his films, and love a couple of them, I can’t help feeling that he’s not quite the artistic martyr his fans make him out to be…

By Mags L Halliday on 02 December 2006 Comments Off

‘Brazil’ is Terry Gilliam’s absurdist take on Orwell’s ‘Nineteen-Eighty-Four’: not merely a totalitarian dystopia but an incompetent one, where it is not thoughtcrime which destroys you but a mistake in the paperwork.

By Mags L Halliday on 05 August 2002 Comments Off

This is not a Terry Gilliam film. This is a film about the production of a Gilliam film that doesn’t exist. As such, it’s the perfect antidote to those 30 minute ‘making of…’ documercials shown on ITV…