Gilliams "The Zero Theorem": Cristoph Waltz, David Thewlis

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Flying Spaghetti Monster, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. Flying Spaghetti Monster

    Flying Spaghetti Monster Vice Admiral Admiral

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    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.
     
  2. Harvey

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    All the reviews from Venice last year said it was a mess, but a Terry Gilliam mess isn't necessarily a bad thing.
     
  3. Base_Delta_Zero

    Base_Delta_Zero Commodore Commodore

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    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.
     
  4. DonIago

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    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.
     
  5. Scroogourner

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    Looks like Brazil, The Fifth Element and a bit of story from Contact thrown in.
     
  6. DonIago

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    Well I enjoyed the latter two, but have never seen the first. :)
     
  7. Klaus

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    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...
     
  8. The Grinch Doctor

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    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.