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Alejandro Jodorowsky

Features

Monday, June 18 2007

Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.


Columns

Monday, August 4 2014

Films for Fans of Visionary Directors

In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.


Reviews

Sunday, May 20 2007

El Topo (1970)

This bizarre 1970 cult film is a hoot to watch (in moderate doses).


Blogs

Friday, May 23 2014

'The Dance of Reality' Is Jodorowsky As Comfortable, Not Confrontational

You may not learn much about Alejandro Jodorowsky's actual childhood after watching this affecting film. You will see how the situation of his growing up influenced everything else in his life, however.


Saturday, February 5 2011

In God's Hands: 'Santa Sangre' (Blu-ray)

As with his other masterpieces, (Jodorowsky) is digging through a vast imagination wasteland, conjuring heroes and villains, saints and demons with a dramatic drive reserved for only the finest film minds.


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