Tag Archives: Terry Gilliam
As the old adage goes, you can never have too much "Monty Python." (OK, so maybe it's not a proper adage, per se, but that doesn't make it any less true.) Which is why we were pretty jazzed to hear that there's a new Python flick in the works. Pause for a moment of silent reflection.
So what is this next installment all about anyway? Aliens. Duh. The film will be a science fiction story in which the Pythons play extra-terrestrials who grant wishes to humans… just to see what happens. What could go wrong?
Oh, also: comedy genius Robin Williams has signed on to play a talking dog. Get More »
The "Shame" gal goes bad, a Reservoir Dog becomes royalty and "August: Osage County" gets even bigger as we look at the past week's casting activity.
Carey Mulligan will soon be channeling Nicole Kidman in "To Die For" as she signs on to play a femme fatale in the dark crime comedy, "Nancy and Danny," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "Drive" beauty will star as a money-hungry woman who, after her big-city dreams go up in smoke, engages in a get-rich-quick scheme in order to land an old high school crush. Things probably go quite awry. Get More »
Terry Gilliam's 1981 film "Time Bandits" has become a timeless fantasy story that fits nicely alongside similar films of the period like "The Dark Crystal," "Labyrinth" and "The NeverEnding Story."
Written by Gilliam and fellow "Monty Python" alumnus Michael Palin, "Time Bandits" is probably the least accessible of the '80s fantasy foursome with its quirky British humor and Gilliam's surprisingly dark ending. Get More »