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Film Review: Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel. REVIEW: Dune is a complicated film that arrived in 1984 under the direction of visionary David Lynch. Even under his masterful direction, the film was still regarded as great science fiction that was perhaps too deep for most consumer ...

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Film Review: The Holy Mountain (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: A Christlike figure wanders through bizarre, grotesque scenarios filled with religious and sacrilegious imagery. He meets a mystical guide who introduces him to seven wealthy and powerful individuals, each representing a planet in the solar system. These seven, along with the protagonist, the guide and the guide’s assistant, divest themselves of their worldly goods and form a group of ...

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Film Review: Fando Y Lis (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: Fando and his partially paralyzed lover Lis search for the mythical city of Tar. Based on Jodorowsky’s memories of a play by surrealist Fernando Arrabal. REVIEW: Alejandro Jodorowsky has created some fantastic visually engaging films over the years. Each of which I’ve seen is rich in ideology and surrealities. “Fando y Lis”, one of Jodorowsky’s early releases is no ...

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