Tag Archives: alejandro jodorowsky

Five Favourite Mini-moments In Film #1

Lately I’ve been collecting lists of my favourite mini-moments in film. I would define the term ‘mini-moment’ as a tiny part of a film that may seem inconsequential in the grand scheme of the whole film, but strikes an impression on its own as completely memorable, sometimes moreso than the rest of the film. Here […]

Genre Grandeur: La Cravate (1957)

Originally posted on MovieRob:
For this month’s final entry for Genre Grandeur February – Latin Directed movies, here’s a review of┬áLa Cravate (1957) by Anna of Film Grimoire who chose this month’s genre for us all. If you missed any of them, here’s a recap: This month we had 16 review for GG: La Bamba…

Jodorowsky’s Dune (2013): “This movie has to be just like I dream it.”

Frank Herbert’s Dune is one of the most famous and groundbreaking science fiction novels of all time, and has a tumultuous film history. The story is quite complex, with thousands of years of history and lore to communicate, and an expansive story to fit its sweeping, bleak landscape. David Lynch attempted to translate it into […]

Four Modern Short Films: Lights Out (2013); Warehouses (2014); L-Vis 1990 – Ballads (2013); Pineal Warriors – Supermeng vs the Anunnaki (2013).

Sunday is a good day for short film watching! Today I decided to watch a couple more of Nic Hamilton‘s works, a 3-minute horror film, and a kitschy Jodorowsky-esque superhero film. Each of these short films are available to watch online!

The Holy Mountain (1973): “Real life awaits us.”

1973 was a pretty good year for films. You’ve got The Exorcist, Soylent Green, my second favourite Bond film Live and Let Die, among many other amazing films. Most importantly, you’ve got The Holy Mountain, directed by the one and only Alejandro Jodorowsky. I’m going to borrow a synopsis from IMDb for this one, since […]