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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Review

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1.0

Dave White Profile

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    The film is neither intelligent enough nor silly or grotesque enough to become a lasting favorite.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    As is so often the case since his "Monty Python" days, Gilliam is best at visual games and weakest at storytelling.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    This is an Imaginarium indeed. The best approach is to sit there and let it happen to you; see it in the moment and not with long-term memory, which seems to be what Parnassus does.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Though rambling and at times self-indulgent, its wit and pageantry, boosted by Heath Ledger's final performance, render it irresistible.

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