Did The Imaginarium Of Dr. Parnassus not satisfy your Terry Gilliam cravings? Good thing Franklyn is out on DVD, featuring some absurd dystopian world-building that feels like a series of outtakes from Brazil or Time Bandits.
"It's a somewhat arty science fiction romance thriller." "It's a genre of no genre." "It's an urban fairytale fantasy drama, with a parallel-world aspect to it." Even the people making Franklyn struggled to explain it.
A new trailer for the parallel-world saga Franklyn is out, giving us further insight into the uber-religious future where everyone is forced to profess some sort of spirituality — even if it's just worshiping donkeys.
Some movies radiate their awesomeness backwards in time as well as forwards. You practically have memories of enjoying films that haven't come out yet, the anticipation is so great. Other movies are so horrible, the pain travels back in time and becomes your childhood trauma. Here are the 2008 movies that are already…
Ryan Phillippe wears a supernatural-looking mask in Franklyn, a British film coming out next year. He plays the only atheist in a city full of religious fanatics. Writer/director Gerald McMorrow spilled the beans yesterday about the film's weird set-up.