Tag: Alejandro Jodorowsky

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‘Santa Sangre’: A Graveyard for Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Memories

“Santa Sangre’s themes of empathy and hope are uniquely personal for Jodorowsky, and they help bring the film’s horrors and bloodshed into perspective…”

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The Western Enters the 70s – Part 2: Kicking Down the Doors

“With the Acid Western, the genre had once again proven itself capable of assimilating new grievances and anxieties.”

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Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘El Topo’

“Jodorowsky’s film is a potpourri of consecrated iconography and symbolism, providing ‘El Topo’ a breadth of sacred resonance and no doubt augmenting its potential for provocation and interpretation.”

‘Mulholland Dr.’ 4K Restoration: Another Look Behind Winkie’s Diner

“Just as with life, ‘Mulholland Dr.’ is unexplainable.”

SANFIC 12 Review: Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘Poesía sin fin’

“Maybe it’s his own nostalgia or the naturalistic approach, but I haven’t felt someone film my city with that much love in a long time.”

Of Love and Other Demons: ‘Tokyo Tribe’ (Sion Sono, 2014)

A Weekly Column on Love and Erotica in Cinema by Justine A. Smith