'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus': City Paper Grade B+

Philadelphia City Paper | January 12, 2010
The narrative is a showy gloss on the Faust legend with Tom Waits as a carny-huckster Beelzebub and Christopher Plummer as a monk-turned-immortal showman, and its reliance on oft-told tales and fairy tale archetypes is welcome given how the narrative seems to unravel rather than unfold.

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