With director Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus expanding into 500 additional theaters this Friday, it’s finally time to post my video interviews with Gilliam and Verne Troyer. As most of you already know, the film is a fantastical tale set in the present day about a traveling carnival show where visitors pay to pass through a magical mirror and enter a world of their own imagination. But Doctor Parnassus long ago made a bet with the devil, which is coming due.
While I wasn’t sure how Gilliam was going to pull off making this film come together after the death of Heath Ledger, not only does the film work, it’s Gilliam’s best work in years and you should really try and check it out. Hit the jump for my interviews: