“1. Gilliam's knack for finding medieval-looking settings within early '90s New York City.
2. Great performances by Williams, Bridges, Ruehl, Jeter, and Waits.
3. A happy ending/salvation that was . . .”
“I love David Thompson's writings on Bernardo Bertolucci. They're my favourite on the Italian Master. I so wish Criterion would come out with Before the Revolution, The Spider's Stratagem, The Conformist . . .”
“Walking to the dinner, Wally notices nothing around him. He is lost in his thoughts. Leaving the dinner, he is alive to his environment, noticing things in the background he didn't notice on the . . .”