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02.17.15 Prachi Gupta

Unlike his 1975 Dune adaptation that never was, if Alejandro Jodorowsky doesn’t get to make upcoming film, it’s not Hollywood execs he’ll go after — it’s you. The surrealist filmmaker has launched a Kickstarter to partially fund the second installment of his visual autobiography, Endless Poetry. In return for donating, Jodorowsky will give you something […]

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06.24.14 Sophie Weiner

In partnership with Brightest Young Things, Williamsburg’s Nitehawk Cinema has announced a series of surrealist movie screenings this summer. Starting this weekend with our fave Jodorowsky‘s Holy Mountain both Friday and Saturday at midnight, the screenings will feature films like David Lynch’s Inland Empire, Jarmusch’s Dead Man and a collection of surrealist shorts including classics by Dali and Maya Deren. […]

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06.21.14 Marina Galperina

“I saw an honest being, with a beautiful child-like soul,” legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky tweeted after his “pleasant” reunion with rapper Kanye West. “He puts on a big show. I read him his Tarot.” Kanye’s Yeezus tour is indeed a big show, heavily influenced by Jodorowsky, specifically The Holy Mountain as discussed at length in the “Hood Jodorowsky” forum. […]

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05.30.14 Marina Galperina

The Dance of Reality (2013) El Topo Holy Mountain ☆ film-legend-bro☆ makes 1st feature in 23 years. (Read our interview: “One day I say, I need to make the most mystical scene, a scene that will be very heavy because you are dying, and your woman will ask you to allow her to send the water of faith through […]

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03.18.14 Rhett Jones

“One day I say, I need to make the most mystical scene, a scene that will be very heavy because you are dying, and your woman will ask you to allow her to send the water of faith through her body and she will PISS IN YOUR FACE!” Dressed in layers of black, Alejandro Jodorowsky […]

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05.21.13 Marina Galperina

More than two decades later, Jodorowsky will still trip you out… without psychedelics. The Chilean-French magic-realist auteur returned to Cannes this year with his first feature in 23 years — La Danza de la Realidad (The Dance of Reality.) Shot in his hometown Tocopilla in the Chilean desert, the surreal epic echoes the memoirs of Jodorowsky’s Communist father, the political conflicts, the bloody battles… […]

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08.24.12 Marina Galperina

Adan Jodorowsky is making his own short film and it’s unabashedly like his daddy Alejandro’s. It’s starting another director spawn, the phenomenal Asia Argneto and it’s a “surreal odyssey,” “strong, violent and artistic.” Of course it is. Let Adan explain. […]

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09.10.10 Marina Galperina

And speaking of crucified meat… Stop by for a cinematic mind fuck via Alejandro Jodorowsky’s retrospective film series at NYC’s MAD museum this month. The auteur himself will teach a master class and spread his methods… I think I know what the film school theses will be like this year. […]

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