Terry Gilliam
Features // 5 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 2 Articles
//Features

The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2014
28 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

The world of cinema in 2014 is blessed with a host of performances by female actors at the top of their game. From zany sci-fi to lamentations on aging, the performances on these list will follow the viewer long after she leaves the theater.

//Columns

Dissident Imagination: The Relentless Persecution of Terry Gilliam
23 Mar 2014 // 8:30 PM

The release of The Zero Theorem provides yet another opportunity to appreciate Terry Gilliam's untrammelled genius. Yet some would prefer his towering talents were cut down to size.

Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' and the Essential Struggle Between Chaos and Order
27 Aug 2012 // 5:10 PM

As Brazil's Sam Lowry learns, the truth shall make you free -- but you may not like it.

//Reviews

'Time Bandits' Gets Darker With the Viewer's Age
18 Jan 2015 // 8:10 PM

Watching Time Bandits as an adult isn't a letdown by any means, but It's not the wonder-filled experience of youth, either.

In 'The Zero Theorem', Terry Gilliam Is Still Looking for the Meaning of Life
15 Oct 2014 // 5:00 AM

Terry Gilliam's quest for life's biggest answers finds a new formulation in The Zero Theorem: perhaps, the film suggests, there is no meaning to it all.

//Blogs

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998): Blu-ray
7 Feb 2010 // 3:00 AM

When it comes right down to it, 1971 was mired in chaos. The Beatles had disbanded, the Kennedys were either dead or hip deep in career

'Dr. Parnassus' is Vintage Gilliam
8 Jan 2010 // 9:00 AM

Pity poor Terry Gilliam. It seems like every time he steps behind the lens (or even thinks about doing so), his motion picture plans are

//News

'Gilliam Curse' continues with 'Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'
8 Jan 2010 // 5:00 AM

You'd think Hollywood would love a resourceful director who can salvage a movie after the star dies in mid-production. Especially if he recruits A-listers Johnny

'Parnassus' director Terry Gilliam fights to keep 'freak show' real
6 Jan 2010 // 12:00 AM

TORONTO — Terry Gilliam is not someone you'd expect to see lounging poolside at a luxury hotel. For almost three decades as a director, and before

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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