Upcoming Genre Movies That Aren't Sequels, Remakes or Reboots

Sometimes it seems like every movie is either a sequel or a reboot. They remade Robocop and Godzilla. They're releasing sequels to the reboots of Spider-Man and Planet of the Apes. But there are still tons of original films in the pipeline. Here are over 50 forthcoming movies that aren't sequels, remakes or prequels. » 3/24/14 1:30pm 3/24/14 1:30pm

Zack Snyder explains how he "saved" Watchmen from Terry Gilliam

Last week we reported that when Terry Gilliam was attached to direct the Watchmen movie, he would have radically rewritten the ending to Alan Moore's graphic novel. In an interview with HuffPo, director Zack Snyder explains why Gilliam was "smoking crack" — and he makes a lot of good points. » 3/03/14 11:20am 3/03/14 11:20am

12 Monty Python Side Projects, Ranked from Worst to Best

We've just learned that Simon Pegg will star in Absolutely Anything, a brand new film that reunites the surviving Monty Python castmembers. But how will this movie stack up to the canon of Monty Python spinoffs? Here are 12 Python side projects, ranked in order of greatness. » 12/24/13 10:26am 12/24/13 10:26am

Terry Gilliam almost made a sequel to Dr. Strangelove

The acclaimed director of Brazil was very close to making a sequel to Stanley Kurbick's apocalyptic comedy masterpiece Dr. Strangelove, but with Kubrick's approval. According to Gilliam, Kubrick had worked on a sequel called Son of Strangelove — just think about that for a second — and wanted Gilliam to direct it. » 10/16/13 1:20pm 10/16/13 1:20pm

It's a miracle that Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits even got made

Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits is a dark fantasy classic. But nobody would fund his movie about time-traveling robbers, and George Harrison had to mortgage his office to get the film made. That's just one of the secrets of Time Bandits in this exclusive excerpt from the book Very Naughty Boys: The Amazing Story of… » 9/17/13 1:00pm 9/17/13 1:00pm

First clip from Terry Gilliam's new movie The Zero Theorem

The first clip from The Zero Theorem is here, featuring Christoph Waltz wandering a brightly colored, advertising-filled dystopia that announces its director in every frame. A director, by the way, that has also announced his thoughts on that 12 Monkeys TV show Syfy is making... » 9/03/13 6:40am 9/03/13 6:40am

Syfy has ordered a pilot for that 12 Monkeys TV show

Deadline reports that the Syfy Channel — which seems mysteriously interested in scifi shows nowadays — has ordered a pilot based on Terry Gilliam's 1995 scifi flick 12 Monkeys. The channel has discussed the idea before, but Syfy ordering the pilot brings it a major step closer to actually getting made. » 8/26/13 12:30pm 8/26/13 12:30pm

10 Cinematographers Who Turned Science Fiction Movies into Great Art

We have tons of love for great directors — but often, when you're marveling at an especially lovely shot, you're partly admiring the work of the cinematographer who lit it and shot it. Often, the same cinematographer has worked on many of your favorite movies. Here are 10 great painters of science fiction films. » 7/02/13 10:20am 7/02/13 10:20am

Secret Cinema recreates Brazil, and the results are beautiful

Secret Cinema is an immersive and extensively well thought out audience participation cinema event. Their latest screening was of Terry Gilliam's Brazil, and words cannot express the insane amount of detail that went into this massively staged screening in Croydon. So we'll let this astounding gallery do the talking. » 6/11/13 4:54pm 6/11/13 4:54pm

A Dystopian Movie that Gives You the Glorious Weirdness that All the…

The publicity materials for the new Russian movie Generation P describe it as William Gibson meets William S. Burroughs. Which is a pretty bold claim. But with its strange drug trips, ancient conspiracies and computer-generated politicians, this weird satire of Yeltsin-era crony capitalism almost lives up to those two… » 12/05/12 9:00am 12/05/12 9:00am

Terry Gilliam's newest future dystopia is surprisingly colorful

Terry Gilliam is currently filming for his wild futuristic movie The Zero Theorem, about one hacker's quest to discover the reason for human existence. Video from the set in Bucharest has revealed Gilliam's vision for his future world — and it's super retro! Take a look at the classic cars and wacky smart cars. » 11/26/12 3:00pm 11/26/12 3:00pm

Terry Gilliam will finally reveal the meaning of existence

For the past five years, Terry Gilliam has been trying to make a mysterious film called The Zero Theorem, about a cubicle-dwelling man who's trying to solve an equation that holds the purpose of existence. (Or lack thereof.) We'd thought Zero Theorem was dead in the water back in 2009, when Billy Bob Thornton was… » 8/13/12 11:28pm 8/13/12 11:28pm

100 Wonderful and Terrible Movies That Never Existed

For every movie that makes it to your local cineplex, there are dozens that never come into existence. In another universe, Mel Gibson directed Fahrenheit 451, Terry Gilliam directed Watchmen, and Batman fought Godzilla. The history of movies is crammed full of weird almost-weres and could-have-beens. A lot of people… » 8/10/12 1:48pm 8/10/12 1:48pm