BRAZIL (1985) – REVIEW BY PAULINE KAEL

2020-07-05T20:04:20+01:00July 5th, 2020|CINEMA|

Brazil is the kind of ornery, intellectually fuzzy labor of love that is bound to strike some people as just about “the worst thing I’ve ever seen,” and perhaps it will affect others as a picture they want for their VCRs, so they can look at it over and over.

BRAZIL (1985) BY TERRY GILLIAM – REVIEW BY FRED GLASS

2020-07-05T20:08:53+01:00March 12th, 2019|CINEMA|

Brazil is a tragicomedy about the relationship between imagination and fantasy, and about the ability of a society (“somewhere in the 20th century,” as the opening sequence informs us) to constantly transform the energy of the former into the dead weight of the latter.