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: A sort of Jumanji for adults, Terry Gilliam's new film at least gets points for trying something completely different, says Corliss. Starring Bruce Willis as a time traveling hero sent back in time to find out about a virus that killed most of the world in 1997, this all-star, megamovie chases time backward to a painful image. It's just what you'd expect from the director of that brilliant dark-side retro-futuristic vision, Brazil. But this film is no Brazil, says Corliss: "Intent on both dazzling and punishing the viewer, Gilliam gets lost in creepy spectacle and plenty of old film clips." Ultimately, 12 Monkeys has the same message of all dour sci-fi satire, Corliss concludes. "I have seen the future, and it sucks."