Criterion Collection: Jabberwocky (1977) | Blu-ray Review

It was rather a rough start for Terry Gilliam’s solo directorial career. While 1975’s Monty Python and the Holy Grail, which Gilliam co-directed with Terry Jones (whose next film was 1979’s Life of ...

Criterion Now – Episode 40 – Othello, Alexander Payne, Tales of Hoffman

After a short break, Aaron returns with Will Remmers’ debut appearance. We discuss a lot of the news that we missed from the past few weeks, including potential Criterion titles like Hard Eight, ...

Blu-ray Review: Terry Gilliam's Jabberwocky on Criterion, Vital, Promising, More Quirky Than Funny

Surprise! The delightful, self-deprecating audio commentary by Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin is what sold me on Jabberwocky, a very British film loosely inspired by Lewis Carroll's poem. Released in ...

Terry Gilliam's Man Who Killed Don Quixote Is Almost Ready After 20 Years

Terry Gilliam's Man Who Killed Don Quixote Is Almost Ready After 20 Years More than 17 years after first trying to get his passion project, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, off the ground, director Terry Gilliam is finalizing his cut of the movie, and it may be ready to hit ...

New Us Home Video Releases for the Week of November 21st, 2017

This week we are seeing some incredible releases from the various Us distributors. The Criterion Collection is releasing the new restoration of Terry Gilliam’s Jabberwocky, Kino has a massive new set ...

‘The Philadelphia Story,’ Terry Gilliam’s ‘Jabberwocky’ & More Coming To Criterion

November is still a ways away — who knows what the hell will have happened in our collective Twitter feed by the time good ol’ Nov. comes around? In the event that we’re all still here in three ...

Criterion Collection Announces November Titles, Including Seminal Lesbian Drama ‘Desert Hearts’ and ‘The Philadelphia Story’

Criterion Collection Announces November Titles, Including Seminal Lesbian Drama ‘Desert Hearts’ and ‘The Philadelphia Story’ November over at The Criterion Collection may look a smidge slim, offering up just four new titles, but each new addition to the collection is a seminal selection well-deserving of the Criterion ...

Criterion Now – Episode 25 – October 2017 Releases, Bergman Week, Straw Dogs

Aaron welcomes back Jonathan Laubinger, who has just returned from Bergman Week in Sweden. We talk about October announcements, the latest news and rumors, the polarizing nature of Peckinpah’s Straw ...

Poldark: a beginners’ guide

Louisa Mellor Jun 9, 2017 Poldark returns for series three this Sunday. If you’ve never had the pleasure, here’s what you’ve been missing… Warning: contains spoilers for Poldark series one and two. ...

10+ Years Later: Is Time Bandits Still One for the Ages?

Going back through the time portal, there was a point when Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits was practically an obsession. It had most everything to do with the director. For my close friends and I, ...

Monster-Movie Mayhem: ‘Jabberwock’ Review

Stars: Michael Worth, Tahmoh Penikett, Kacy Barnfield, Raffaello Degruttola, Steven Waddington | Written by Raul Inglis, Rafael Jordan | Directed by Steven R. Monroe Twas brillig, and the slithy ...

12 expensive and eccentric modern Hollywood movies

Ryan Lambie Jul 26, 2016 They cost millions and they’re very, very odd. We take a look at 12 expensive and eccentric Hollywood films from the past 40 years... The risk-averse nature of filmmaking ...

Alice Through The Looking Glass Review

Disney’s first trip down the rabbit hole, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, made over a billion dollars globally six years ago, a staggering figure that has led some to surrender to the tide of ...

Alice Through the Looking Glass movie review: a mirror cracked

Believes six impossible things — like implausible character motivations, or big emotions — because they’re in the script, without bothering to earn them. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing I’m “biast” (con): ...

Film Review: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

Film Review: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ “The ‘why?’ cannot, and need not, be put into words.” So wrote Lewis Carroll in the introduction to “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground,” and his advice goes sadly unheeded in “Alice Through the Looking ...

Time Bandits

Terry Gilliam’s first film as solo director was 1977’s Jabberwocky but Time Bandits, a mix of absurdist fairy tales and Ashcan realism, established his style for years to come. He’s helped ...

Examining Hollywood Remakes: Alice in Wonderland

It’s time to talk remakes and we’re delving into Disney again with their two versions of one of the most famous children’s stories ever. With a sequel coming out this May, it’s a good time to dissect ...

Review: 'Fargo' - 'Rhinoceros': Assault on precinct Rock County?

Review: 'Fargo' - 'Rhinoceros': Assault on precinct Rock County? A review of tonight's "Fargo" coming up just as soon as I tell you to kiss my grits... "This kind of thing didn't work in Westerns, and it's not gonna work tonight." -Lou Howard Hawks' 1959 Western ...

12 Things We Learned From Terry Gilliam's Wild Memoir

12 Things We Learned From Terry Gilliam's Wild Memoir Over the past half-century, Terry Gilliam has lived several lifetimes — first as the mastermind behind the surrealistically satirical animations on Monty Python's Flying Circus and then as a filmmaker ...

Alice Battles Time, Dragons in 'Through the Looking Glass' Trailer

Alice Battles Time, Dragons in 'Through the Looking Glass' Trailer Alice returns to the vibrant, gaudy world of Wonderland in the exciting first trailer for Alice Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to Tim Burton's 2010 adaptation of Lewis Carroll's beloved tale. ...

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