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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Terry Gilliam’s latest movie brings back the Gilliam that we know and love (even though we all forgave him for The Brothers Grimm).  I saw this last week, and it was everything you want from one of his movies and more.

Aside from the clever work-around Gilliam came up with to substitute Heath Ledger’s character after his unfortunate and unexpected death, it’s impossible to resist anything that has Tom Waits playing the Devil.

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  1. Youre so right. Im there with you. Your blog is surely worth a read if anyone comes throughout it. Im lucky I did because now Ive received a whole new view of this. I didnt realise that this issue was so important and so universal. You unquestionably put it in perspective for me.

  2. But I enjoyed The Brothers Grimm!

    I totally fell in love with The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. I saw it last month at a little, local cinema. Didn’t get a very wide release here (Melbourne, Australia). What gives?!

  3. Yes, this film was out at the beginning of Autumn for the UK at least. I saw the last screening in London’s Leicster Square on my birthday in a posh cinema with big comfy seats! It is beautiful and visually stunning whilst some suprising acting talents.

    Plus, Tom Waits is God. I mean.. the Devil. I mean……. AWESOME!

    And Lily Cole makes my knees weak. Hrrrhrhrhrhrhrhrrr….

  4. I’m not sure that it has started its wide release yet! It opened in NY & LA around Christmas, and is due to have a nationwide theatrical release sometime in January.