That Sucks: Dr. Parnassus is a Tease

78 more days until Terry Gilliam’s latest masterpiece is released in the United States!?! Gaaaa! Seeing this beautiful trailer just makes it worse, but I am a glutton for punishment (hence the “junkie” in my title). To me, showing these early trailers off is as bad as Damon, Carlton, and their damn polar bear making me wait until 2010 to finish LOST.

Watch, weep, and wait. In that order:

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Gilliam will assuredly get me again when promotional materials for his next literary adaptation arise: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (Johnny Depp and Michael Palin are both rumored to star, with K-k-k-k-k-k-k-en as the titular windmill slayer). Note: I am still pulling for Gilliam’s long-abandoned adaptations of Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities (starring Mel Gibson),  Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens, and Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (Mark Twain?! Yay!) to come back from the dead. Perhaps the (highly likely) success of Dr. Parnassus will inspire more confidence in the director and studios.

Update! Check out this poster!!

Sweet!

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5 thoughts on “That Sucks: Dr. Parnassus is a Tease

  1. zrose25 says:

    Oh snap! How long do I have to wait?! What the shizzy!

  2. Junkie2 says:

    78 DAYS!?!?! I hadn’t seen that the trailer was released, now you’re the tease! 😉

    Wanna start a petition to get Gilliam to start working on your list? Maybe if we offered to work for free as his assistants it’d entice him!

  3. Jes says:

    Nooooo! 78 days is tooooo loooooong!!!!

  4. […] a horrible design–especially when you compare it to the European version (below) and the brilliant trailer. Am I the only one that finds it sad that the rest of the world gets thought-provoking media, and […]

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