Cinema: Gilliam the Questionable

JABBERWOCKY

Directed by TERRY GILLIAM

Screenplay by CHARLES ALVERSON

and TERRY GILLIAM

Terry Gilliam is one of the Monty Python crowd, and Jabberwocky, despite a title and some quotations borrowed from Lewis Carroll, is, in some respects, a continuation of what was so brilliantly begun a couple of years ago in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Once again the setting is the Middle Ages. Once again the medieval world is seen as all ignorance, blood and excrement. Once again chivalry and romance are viewed as aristocratic conceits designed to...

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