- Gilliam + -esque (Wiktionary)
“To take another example, the movie Franklyn pulls off a Gilliamesque steampunk elsewhen that shows how much can be done on an indie budget.”
“His films conjure worlds which run like creaky Heath Robinson contraptions; from the orgasmic plumbing of Delicatessen (later cutely echoed in Amelie), to the Gilliamesque fantasy of City of Lost Children, and the watchmaker's plot mechanics of A Very Long Engagement.”
“Radcliffe shows the power bubbling under, especially in the Gilliamesque opening scenes.”
“The mood has turned most Gilliamesque as the UPS man who just came in with the cart full of packages joins the merriment.”
“Luckily, the dispirited musketeers have had their fighting spirits revived by the kid D'Artagnan Logan Lerman, an all-American teenager - and off they go to London on their secret mission, culminating in a mighty battle between two Gilliamesque airships, mere swords no longer doing the business.”
“In addition to a Terry Gilliamesque scene where a retired vaudeville star sings about the size of her bustier, a palpable sense of dread permeates”
“(12A) film, The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, may not be one of his best, but it's certainly one of his most Gilliamesque.”
“The first seems to be about a positive flytipping scheme, the second features some soul searching from Modine about the psychological state he was in on completing Full Metal Jacket, and the third is a Gilliamesque animation which greets visitors to a new exhibition in Liverpool about the beautiful game that isn't netball.”
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