on 17 June 2001
Dark Knights and Holy Fools is an in-depth view of Terry Gilliam's work, from Occidental College's student magazine Fang, Harvey Kurtzman's magazine HELP!, through Monty Python to his dark and often gothic films such as Time Bandits, Brazil and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
This book contains the stories behind many of the films (although if you want the full version of the Brazil saga, you're better off reading The Battle for Brazil). Bob McCabe also talks to the man himself to get his take on what the films are really about. With storyboard pictures, behind the scenes shots, new artwork and old favourites, this book is a must for all Terry Gilliam (and Monty Python) fans.
on 4 February 2009
A great book, large and packed with interesting photos, showing what it must be like to work on a Terry Gilliam film. Never a dull moment - I bought this book for a friend, and was so engrossed in it, I had to buy a second copy, as I wanted one for myself! One not just for Gilliam fans, but those interested in the film making process too.