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Christopher Nolan's 'Following' Gets Criterion Treatment, 'Qatsi' Trilogy, 'Purple Noon' & More Coming In December

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 17, 2012 6:54 PM
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Yes, Christopher Nolan has now been minted with the wacky C. Everyone's favorite boutique label have unveiled their December, and as usual, they play it quiet at the end of the year, but there are more than enough highlights to make the cinephile on your Christmas list happy.

Terry Gilliam Says 'Zero Theorem' Will Mostly Take Place In A Chapel, Feature Four Main Characters, Nudity & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 20, 2012 10:40 AM
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Yes, Terry Gilliam is finally at work on a new film that is actually greenlit, has funding, is in pre-production and looking at a scheduled shooting start date. Announced last week, "The Zero Theorem" will star Christoph Waltz as Qohen in a futuristic story about a computer hacker whose work to find the reason for human existence is constantly diverted and interrupted thanks to the Management, who send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him. If anything, Gilliam must be glad to be talking about a project that isn't "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote," and indeed he's spilled a few details about what we can expect from his next effort.

Christoph Waltz Starring In Terry Gilliam's Next Film 'The Zero Theorem,' Filming Begins This Fall

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 13, 2012 1:05 PM
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It was just last month that Terry Gilliam said that his long developing, forever plagued "The Who Killed Don Quixote" wouldn't be next, revealing that he was starting work on new film that would come first. "Romania. Let’s just say that I’ve been seen around Bucharest, Romania," he teased. "That’s it. It used to be that Italy was the best place to make quality films without spending a lot of money. Then, after communism, it was Prague. Then Budapest. Now it’s Bucharest." Well, now we know what he's up to and it's pretty exciting.

Terry Gilliam Says 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' Is Postponed Again, Has Another Project Which Will Come First

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 11, 2012 11:40 AM
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Let's keep this quick for the sake of unlucky filmmaker Terry Gilliam, who probably winces every time his long-delayed project "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" is brought up by the ever-curious media. So for the umpteenth time, the status of his on-again, off-again 'Quixote' film? We'll have to keep waiting unfortunately. "It’s off again now. Postponed until next year at least," Gilliam told The Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview.

Writer Tony Grisoni Says 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' Back On; Terry Gilliam Commissions New Logo For The Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 27, 2012 12:38 PM
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The saga of "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" is long and complicated, with numerous starts on stop on Terry Gilliam's long mooted projected that has become something of an albatross around his neck. But it seems there is some light appearing at the end of what has been a very long, and often times dark tunnel. Last fall, Gilliam teased that he was hoping to make the film this spring with Robert Duvall and when we caught up with him at the Marrakech Film Festival in December, he provided another small update saying that the long attached Ewan McGregor was no longer involved. Well, it appears there are some signs of hope.

Monty Python Members Reunite To Voice Aliens In Terry Jones' Comedy 'Absolutely Anything'; Robin Williams Also Involved

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 27, 2012 9:43 AM
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It's been nearly thirty years since the members of Monty Python appeared on screen together in "The Meaning of Life." Thanks to most of the group feeling it was the weakest of their film outings, long-standing fissures in the group, and resistance by John Cleese in particular to a possible sequel to "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Monty Python have never since worked on the same project since. That said, members have teamed on various projects over the years -- all the surviving members (Graham Chapman having passed in 1989) except Terry Gilliam appeared in Terry Jones' "The Wind In The Willows" in 1996, while there have been a few on-stage reunions, generally with one or more members absent.

Marrakech Film Festival '11: Terry Gilliam Talks 3D, 'Harry Potter,' 'Watchmen' & The Inoffensiveness Of Modern Comedy

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 15, 2011 12:58 PM
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Marrakech Film Festival '11: Terry Gilliam Says Ewan McGregor No Longer Involved In 'Don Quixote'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 9, 2011 1:58 PM
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While the documentary "Lost in La Mancha" drew many comparisons between Terry Gilliam and Cervantes' classical hero, who featured in the director's film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote," the aborted making of which 'La Mancha' followed, it's perhaps not the most appropriate literary comparison. Instead, the project seems to be closer to Gilliam's white whale from "Moby Dick," an obsession that won't let go of the filmmaker, even if he wanted to.

A Very Candid Terry Gilliam Unloads On 'Transformers 3,' 'Tintin,' 'The Dark Knight' & John Williams

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • December 5, 2011 1:38 PM
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If there's one thing we know for sure, it's that Terry Gilliam is really, really grumpy. And or at least, very hilariously candid. Maybe it's the fact that he's constantly marginalized, besides having the oversized imagination and actor loyalty that would (you'd think) make him a big time Hollywood asset, or that every movie he's involved in seems to be an anguished, never-ending process that results in films as lackluster as "The Brothers Grimm" and "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus" (oof). While we haven't been able to depend on quality films (or indeed films at all) from him in the last couple of years, we can at least count on Gilliam shooting his mouth off about big time films and famous filmmakers, because, really, what can the establishment possibly do to him at this point?

Terry Gilliam Still Trying, Hopes To Make 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' With Robert Duvall Next Spring

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • November 21, 2011 9:41 AM
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