Be forewarned: Carter Smith's "Jamie Marks is Dead" is the kind of macabre melodrama that features a scene of a teenage couple discussing what they want their own respective funerals to be like as foreplay to an aggressive (but clothed) sex scene. If that sounds like your cup of tea and you love the films of Gus Van Sant and Gregg Araki and Cam Archer then continue reading this review. If it doesn't sound like your cup of tea and…
Featuring a bald Tilda Swinton rapping with a Scottish accent and Matt Damon looking like a dead ringer for Malcolm McDowell, Terry Gilliam's latest movie "The Zero Theorem" sure is tripping balls!
And by tripping balls I mean it's weird, even weirder than you'd expect a movie with circus-looking people and singing pizza boxes to be.
I guess you should expect a Gilliam movie to be weird but for some this film will be weird overload.
The premise is essentially…
I second everything Corey "Goon" Pierce said even though I liked it more than he did. Listen, this movie has been overhyped and overrated like crazy. This is not revolutionary, "game changing" filmmaking, it's just a pretty darn solid popcorn horror-comedy with good performances from Whitford, Jenkins and Fran Kranz as well as some cool cameos (although Jodelle Ferland is wasted which should be punishable by law!) I won't spoil the last half hour but the effects were terrible in…