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Possibly the most cursed in the industry.

Posted by kid icarus | January 22, 2008 2:49 PM

And his movies SUCK!

Posted by monkey | January 22, 2008 2:53 PM



Posted by Mr. Poe | January 22, 2008 2:55 PM

I love Gilliam's movies, but I was pretty sure that after Tideland, they weren't going to let him make another one.

Posted by skweetis | January 22, 2008 3:00 PM

Thank God we were spared the puppets in his Don Quixote.

Posted by keshmeshi | January 22, 2008 3:08 PM

Yes Poe, I did. And I meant it.

Posted by monkey | January 22, 2008 3:15 PM

Jebus is mad at Terry for making a Robin Williams film that wasn't a crime against humanity.

Posted by Big Sven | January 22, 2008 3:19 PM

Tideland was amazing. This is very sad.

Posted by Patrick | January 22, 2008 3:23 PM

SOME of his movies suck but quite a few are really good...but the man IS cursed.

I think Universal put a whammy on him after the whole brouhaha over don't fuck with the Black Tower....

Posted by michael strangeways | January 22, 2008 3:28 PM

@6, maybe you meant it, monkey. but you are just one opinion. what do the eleven others think?

Posted by infrequent | January 22, 2008 3:32 PM

Uh, you know Heath's dead, right? Yet another film that won't be playing soon.

Posted by Will in Seattle | January 22, 2008 3:37 PM

In the good old days of Monty Python they could have just cut in during the middle of the movie and said "Due to the untimely demise of Mr Ledger, the role of X will be played by a haggis."

Posted by kinaidos | January 22, 2008 3:49 PM

Now I don't feel so bad that this was also my selfish first thought when I heard Ledger had died. Gilliam is the Job of cinema. And Ledger did such a great job for him in BROTHERS GRIMM, too.

Posted by Ramdu | January 22, 2008 4:21 PM

@12 - very good idea.

Posted by Will in Seattle | January 22, 2008 4:29 PM

#7 for the win!

Posted by K X One | January 22, 2008 4:32 PM

Yes...when I heard this morning (Australian time) that Heath Ledger had died, one of the first things I rememebered he was doing a Gilliam film. The curse indeed lives.

Posted by Strange Tractor | January 22, 2008 5:44 PM

@13: You did not just say that! Brrrrr....

Posted by NapoleonXIV | January 22, 2008 6:28 PM

Tideland was an absolutely terrible film. As such, I was skeptical about Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus. But now Heath Ledger is dead, and I find out he was attached to the film, and I think, come on, it can't have been THAT bad!

I'll be seeing you in The Dark Knight. Doesn't it remind you of Brandon Lee?

Posted by Raymond | January 22, 2008 7:45 PM

Aw man. I couldn't have cared less about Heath Ledger's death until I heard this. According to IMDB it's about a traveling theater co. and Tom Waits is in it? Now I'm annoyed.

Posted by Emmakat | January 22, 2008 9:27 PM

lost in lamancha is totally heartbreaking. dreams washed away, etc. the curse lives.

Posted by bearseatbeats | January 22, 2008 10:50 PM

Wow... so the curse is now claiming the lives of his actors? Yikes.

Posted by wench | January 22, 2008 11:24 PM

Wow... so the curse is now claiming the lives of his actors? Yikes.

Posted by wench | January 22, 2008 11:24 PM

@11: I think that was the point of the post.

Posted by singingcynic | January 23, 2008 6:08 AM

I felt pretty shitty when I realized that my first thought following Ledger's death was worry about "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus". I'm a HUGE Gilliam fan. Sure, Brothers Grimm sucked shit but every other film he's ever made is fucking brilliant (including Tideland you non-cultured swine). Ledger's death sucks for a lot of people but for some the number one disaster is that this might finish off Gilliam's career.

Posted by Fonky | January 23, 2008 9:28 AM

12, lmfao. it's all very sad yes, but touche for that comment.

Posted by ellarosa | January 23, 2008 11:29 AM

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