alejandro jodorowksy


The Sons Of El Topo A Mess Of Theme Rape Violence and Mysticism

The Sons Of El Topo "A Mess Of Theme, Rape, Violence, and Mysticism"

We poo-poo comics designed to be movie pitches, but what about the other way around? Alejandro Jodorowsky's (The Incal, The Metabarons) tried for years to get money to make movies, and he eventually gives up and writes them as comics instead. In the introduction to the first of the two volumes of The Sons Of […]

Arrival Director Denis Villeneuve Would Tackle Dune &#8230 If He Could Get The Rights

Arrival Director Denis Villeneuve Would Tackle Dune … If He Could Get The Rights

From Alejandro Jodorowsky to Ridley Scott to Peter Berg, many directors have attempted to tackling Frank Herbert's Dune. And Arrival director Denis Villeneueve has added his name to that list. While talking to Variety (as spotted by The Playlist), Villeneuve said adapting Dune is a "longstanding dream," but added that it is "a long process […]


Alejandro Jodorowsky On Meeting Kanye West

Alejandro Jodorowsky On Meeting Kanye West

Last weekend, I recommended an Indiegogo campaign for Alejandro Jodorwosky's new film, Endless Poetry. It managed to make a little over it's $150,000 goal. Hooray! But while doing a little research, I came across this video in which the Holy Mountain director talks about the time he met polymath record artist Kanye West. Jodorowsky has […]

Pitch In: Jodorowskys Endless Poetry

Pitch In: Jodorowsky's Endless Poetry

I'm sure most of you are familiar with the work of Chilean performance artist/filmmaker/comic creator/reality warper Alejandro Jodorowsky. If not, find a copy of his midnight-movie classic El Topo or his comic book epic The Incal immediately. He also directed The Holy Mountain, which earned him enough acclaim that he set his sights on a […]