Brazil Reviews

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January 3, 2018
It's like a stoned, slapstick 1984: a nightmare comedy in which the comedy is just an aspect of the nightmarishness.
March 12, 2011
[A] darkly funny and truly visionary retro-futurist fantasy.
October 16, 2008
Brazil is a stinging, Strangelovian satire of the power of the bureaucracy in an Orwellian landscape.
May 30, 2007
Brazil offers a chillingly hilarious vision of the near-future.
May 30, 2007
Terry Gilliam's ferociously creative black comedy is filled with wild tonal contrasts, swarming details, and unfettered visual invention -- every shot carries a charge of surprise and delight.
February 27, 2007
February 11, 2015
Inventive, prophetic black comedy; lots of violence, mayhem.
December 8, 2012
Brazil is this unique amalgamation of ideas straight out of Terry Gilliam's head that results in something so strange and so unique that it's just genius with a conclusion that is undeniably haunting.
December 7, 2012
Criterion continues to show enduring love for Terry Gilliam's wondrous magnum opus with their generous Blu-ray package, sporting a naturally dazzling A/V transfer and a bounty of fascinating, essential extras.
January 29, 2012
An energetically quirky social metaphor, political commentary and action/sci-fi farce all balled up into one outrageously enjoyable experience, provided you like the work of Terry Gilliam.
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