Nov 15, 2013
The sheer volume and invention of Gilliam's visual largess sets him apart, and his wit operates for the most part at a dangerously sophisticated level.
Nov 15, 2013
One of the most voluptuously beautiful films ever imagined, Munchausen naturally assumes that surrealism is preferable, that through make-believe we find the way to true beliefs.
Nov 15, 2013
A lavish fairy tale for bright children of all ages.
Nov 15, 2013
The king is completely out-of-control, and so was Gilliam in making this film. Neither has much of a sense of proportion, but both are hard to ignore.
Nov 15, 2013
There is much to see on this journey, all of it presented in the abundant, deep-focus detail that is Gilliam's visual trademark.
Oct 18, 2008
A fitting final installment in Terry Gilliam's trilogy begun with Time Bandits and continued with Brazil.
Apr 10, 2008
...probably the purest expression of Gilliam's Rococo imagination...
Mar 31, 2008
Making your way through the film is like eating an entire beautifully sculpted wedding cake.
Jun 24, 2006
It's good, intelligent fun, and occasionally truly surprising.
Jun 28, 2005
Oct 19, 2003
May 20, 2003
Nothing much happens, but you can't easily tear your eyes away from it.
May 12, 2001
Weird to the Gilliamth degree, Munchausen just might making being an 'uneven' movie a compliment.
Jan 1, 2000
A wondrous feat of imagination.
Jan 1, 2000
This is a vast and commodious work, and even allowing for the unsuccessful passages there is a lot here to treasure.
Jan 1, 2000
Another brilliantly inventive epic of fantasy and satire.
Jan 1, 1800
Terry Gilliam's third fantasy feature may not achieve all it reaches for, but it goes beyond Time Bandits and Brazil in its play with space and time.