Digging Through Golden Shit: A Jodorowsky Retrospective

Recently Jodorowsky came off of a 23 year hiatus with a documentary about his failed attempt to make a 12-hour sci-fi opus of Dune, the other a surrealist auto-biographical film about his childhood growing up with Ukrainian-Jewish parents in Chile. This inspires a lookback at The Holy Mountain, the film in which Jodorowsky maintains he got to do whatever he wanted. But what does that say about Jodorowsky?

July 25th, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

The Planet of the Apes series is one of the long lasting institutions of America. Scarecely a decade has gone by without a new installment, not to mention 2 reboots of the original. Some are thought provokiing, some are just weird, some are silly and barely there at all. Which will Dawn of the Planet of the Apes fall into? Well, it is a summer blockbuster, if that gives you any hints.

July 16th, 2014

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