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Christopher Fowler
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This is going to be a column about two Terry Gilliam movies; 'Brazil' VS 'The Zero Theorem'. But don't let the geekiness put you off - I'm trying to make a point about how we experience things. In my old job I saw a lot of films accompanied by artists. After, we'd compare notes. I'd say the story was flawed, they'd say they loved all the blue, or the bit in the mountains. We zero in on the parts…
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Christopher Fowler
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Tim Burton's directorial style has never been very sophisticated or subtle. That's fine; neither was Ken Russell's, but he combined sound and imagery brilliantly. Burton started out with the childlike colour explosions of 'Pee Wee's Big Adventure' and 'Edward Scissorhands', and only fell down when he reined in his sense of the absurd. 'Sweeney Todd' partly defeated him because he never came up…
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