Posts Tagged ‘Terry Gilliam’

12 Monkeys

“Nobody is going to die. You’re not going to save the world, okay? You’re delusional. You’ve made this all up out of bits and pieces in your head.” Terry Gilliam has said that ‘The Fisher King’ and ‘Twelve Monkeys’ were two of the easiest films for him to make. Perhaps that’s because he found the…

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The Fisher King

“I’m a knight on a special quest, and I need help.” After the financial disaster that was ‘The Adventures of Baron Munchausen,’ Terry Gilliam needed a way to prove to the studio brass that he could make a great movie that was on budget and made money at the box office. He found it in…

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

“The most probable explanation, if you’re not an incurable skeptic, is that we’ve been dropped through the center of the world and come out on the other side.” After the battle that Terry Gilliam had to endure to release ‘Brazil,’ it’s a shame that his next movie ended up being another debacle. From producer problems…

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Brazil

“This is your receipt for your husband, and this is my receipt for your receipt.” Terry Gilliam has always been an ambitious director with wild visions for his films. Sometimes that’s worked out, sometimes it hasn’t. In the case of the follow-up to his successful film Time Bandits, Brazil didn’t work out, at least at the…

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Time Bandits

“If you’re wrong, Benson, my revenge will be slow and unpleasant. I will turn you inside out over a very long period of time.” … “Oh thank you, Master! Thank you!” Getting out from under the shadow of Monty Python proved difficult for Terry Gilliam early in his solo career — no one in America…

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