Neil Marshall Explains What He Learned From The Films Of Terry Gilliam

Neil Marshall's film-making is wild and distinctive, from Dog Soldiers, Doomsday and The Descent to his episodes of Game of Thrones. He does chaos incredibly well. So we had to ask him: What did you learn from watching Terry Gilliam movies? » 10/01/14 12:30pm 10/01/14 12:30pm

Terry Gilliam's Work Is Way More Influential Than You Probably Realized

Terry Gilliam isn't just one of the weirdest directors ever to reach mainstream attention. Or one of the most prolific Monty Python alumni. He's also an incredibly influential director, who doesn't get the props he deserves. We talked to a bunch of people, including Looper director Rian Johnson, about Gilliam's… » 9/18/14 1:11pm 9/18/14 1:11pm

10 Movie Remakes We're Glad Never Happened

There is a plague of remakes sweeping across the land right now. While some remakes are decent or worthwhile, a lot of them are pointless at best and travesties at worst. And a lot of them are clearly terrible ideas. Here are 10 movie remakes we are overjoyed never got made. » 8/14/14 10:00am 8/14/14 10:00am

The Weirdest Stories Where God Is An Actual Character

Plenty of science fiction and fantasy stories have angels and demons wandering around. Or minor deities, like Glory in Buffy. But a few stories dare to introduce THE God. The Judeo-Christian Supreme Being. Here are the absolute wildest stories where God makes an appearance. » 8/08/14 12:00pm 8/08/14 12:00pm

30 Cult Movies That Absolutely Everybody Must See

A great cult movie is like a weird underground discovery, that feels so strange and wonderful, you suspect that you're the first person ever to appreciate it properly. But certain cult films have acquired fame and influence to rival any blockbuster, and have become part of our shared vocabulary. Here are 30 essential… » 3/07/14 11:48am 3/07/14 11:48am

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

All the Funniest One-Star Reviews for Time Bandits

Most of us either love Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits or have a lot of fondness for it — but Captain Max and Jinx have collected all of the movie's most scathing one-star reviews from Amazon.com, so you can peer into the minds of people who feel very differently. » 11/25/13 9:58am 11/25/13 9:58am

Don't Remake These Movies, Film These Books Instead!

Hollywood's addiction to remakes and reboots continues unabated, with dozens of films in development. And meanwhile, bookshelves are straining with hundreds of original, thrilling novels that have never been adapted to the screen. Here's a second dose of our list of books that should be adapted instead of yet another… » 9/27/13 3:16pm 9/27/13 3:16pm

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

Quite Possibly the Most Indispensible Science Fiction Actor. Ever.

We love Patrick Stewart. We adore Mark Sheppard. But there's one actor who just owns science fiction. He made Patrick Stewart count the lights. He tormented Tron. He fled H.G. Wells into the 1970s. We're speaking, of course, of the one and only David Warner. Here's all the reasons we love him. » 4/24/13 3:47pm 4/24/13 3:47pm

12 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Are Just Pure Nonstop Fun

Many of our favorite movies feature quiet, introspective moments or deep philosophical discussions in between the scenes where everything is exploding and everyone is running in every possible direction. And that's great. But sometimes, you just want a movie that hits the ground running, and keeps running at top… » 11/30/12 10:05am 11/30/12 10:05am

10 Best Time Travel Movies of All Timelines

Some day, people from the distant future will travel back to our era and inform us that science has conclusively identified the best movies about time travel. Until then, though, we're forced to make our own judgements. Luckily, there are a few time-travel movies that have rocked our space/time continuums more than… » 5/15/12 10:00am 5/15/12 10:00am

10 Science Fiction and Fantasy Actors Who Make Everything Better

There are many actors who help make science fiction and fantasy awesome, but there are some faces you see again and again. And some actors just automatically brighten the screen whenever they appear. No matter what movie or TV show they're in, they make it better. » 9/13/11 10:00am 9/13/11 10:00am

A 3-D conversion we can get behind: Terry Gilliam wants Time Bandits 3-D

Here's talk of a 3-D conversion that's so curious and unasked for that it should definitely happen — Terry Gilliam wants to convert his 1981 dwarven time-travel flick Time Bandits into 3-D. Let's make this a reality, folks. » 9/06/10 12:47pm 9/06/10 12:47pm

Convert Your Paycheck to Battlestar Galactica Cubits

If you're looking to invest in some extremely foreign currency, try Jon Heilman's Battlestar cubits. Sure, they're only replicas, but how else will you impress those Twelve Colonies high-rollers? Also check out Jon's time map, from Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits. » 3/01/10 12:08pm 3/01/10 12:08pm

Virgin's Death Kills Time Bandits II - Again

It's official - Publishers Weekly confirmed the rumors yesterday » 8/27/08 6:30am 8/27/08 6:30am that Virgin Comics is, indeed, dead. Amongst the casualties of the cancelled comic line are Garth Ennis' , Grant Morrison's web animation and, according to rumormeister Rich Johnston, Terry Gilliam's . More than a decade after it was first suggested, is…