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Old January 29 2014, 06:49 AM   #1
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Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

here is the trailer

Looks like a great premise that actually explores real sci fi themes. A good break from superhero stuff we've been getting so much.

But it also looks a little too much Gillian's other over-stylized work.
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Old January 29 2014, 07:55 AM   #2
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

All the reviews from Venice last year said it was a mess, but a Terry Gilliam mess isn't necessarily a bad thing.
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Old January 29 2014, 08:15 AM   #3
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

So I watched that twice and I still have no clue what it's about. The production design is hideous as well. Gilliam is hit or miss with me, and my first impression here is miss.
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Old January 30 2014, 05:59 AM   #4
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

I think it has potential at least as a spectacle film, but for better or worse I suspect it will lack the unique combination of circumstances that made Imaginarium so memorable.
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Old January 30 2014, 06:07 AM   #5
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

Looks like Brazil, The Fifth Element and a bit of story from Contact thrown in.
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Old January 30 2014, 08:28 AM   #6
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

Well I enjoyed the latter two, but have never seen the first.
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Old January 30 2014, 03:31 PM   #7
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

Very excited, TG is one of my favorite directors... I really liked Imaginarium, and it's good to see Waltz working with him. My most-anticipated film of the year to be sure...
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Old January 30 2014, 04:46 PM   #8
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Re: Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

I love all of Terry Gilliam's films and this looks like my two favorite, Twelve Monkeys and Brazil (at least stylistically). Gilliam's style is not for everyone and that's fine, but I can't wait for it.
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