Revisit: Rome, Open City
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Revisit: Rome, Open City

Many point to Roberto Rossellini’s War Trilogy as a birthplace of modern cinema.

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Oeuvre: Gilliam: The Zero Theorem
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Oeuvre: Gilliam: The Zero Theorem

It’s possible that The Zero Theorem is little more than a dream of long ago…

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Beautiful Ones
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: The Beautiful Ones

The Beautiful Ones is an oddball curio, a gangster picture claiming to be a modern…

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Rediscover: Meantime
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Rediscover: Meantime

Meantime may very well be the template for many of Leigh’s most beloved, subsequent works.

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Oeuvre: Gilliam: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
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Oeuvre: Gilliam: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus represents a blessed reprieve in Terry Gilliam’s descent into moribund…

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Criminally Underrated: Blumhouse Productions
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Criminally Underrated: Blumhouse Productions

Revisit: The Friends of Eddie Coyle
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Revisit: The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Oeuvre: Gilliam: Tideland
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Oeuvre: Gilliam: Tideland

Tideland is an offensive mess whose only saving grace is that its incoherence renders it…

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Holy Hell! The Big Lebowski Turns 20
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Holy Hell! The Big Lebowski Turns 20

Viewed 20 years later, The Big Lebowski’s wry satirization of capitalism becomes more pronounced.

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Oeuvre: Gilliam: The Brothers Grimm
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Oeuvre: Gilliam: The Brothers Grimm

For a compromised vision that is neither the film that Gilliam nor his executive producers…

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