Billboards Cropping up in Cove Farmland
May 16, 2019
In the movie “Brazil,” the roads and highways of the future are lined with billboards placed edge to edge, creating a wall.
Director Terry Gilliam was making a point about over-commercialization and out-of-control consumerism. The billboards are not an important plot point. They’re just a backdrop to character actions in the move. But they have the effect of making viewers think, “Wow. That’s kind of crazy to have endless billboards like that.”
I noticed the other day that a new large billboard is apparently being put up on Cove Mountain Road, near the BCO Mart convenience stor...