Alejandro Jodorowsky
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Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking
18 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM

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.


Films for Fans of Visionary Directors
4 Aug 2014 // 8:30 PM

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.


El Topo (1970)
20 May 2007 // 4:59 PM

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


'The Dance of Reality' Is Jodorowsky As Comfortable, Not Confrontational
23 May 2014 // 3:00 AM

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.

In God's Hands: 'Santa Sangre' (Blu-ray)
5 Feb 2011 // 7:30 PM

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.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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