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Zero interest in Terry's Theorem.

The Zero Theorem 106mins 15 VISUALLY inventive, surreally humorous and ultimately hollow are words often employed to describe Terry Gilliam's films.

For his latest, you can add unwatchable. This kind-of sequel to his cult favourite Brazil (1985) is another dystopian mess masquerading as something profound.

Christoph Waltz, a neurotic computer programmer, is given permission to work from home by his manager (Matt Damon) on the condition he solves the zero theorem, a mathematical conundrum.

What does it all mean? Very little, I suspect, but it gives Gilliam a chance to indulge his usual worries about the big brother state and fears about technology running wild.

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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Mar 14, 2014
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