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    Jam-Packed Movie Weekend Means Lots to See, But Should You Skip 'Divergent'?

    While astute cinephiles can revel this weekend in the theatrical release of Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac," two arthouse docs and a grab bag of terrific indies, those looking to keep brain function to a minimum can check out the latest YA franchise hopeful "Divergent." Trailers for all after the ju...

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    Review: Sci-fi And Creative Passion Celebrated In 'Jodorowsky's Dune'

    "How the hell did this not happen?" is the question that trembled in our brain after we watched Frank Pavich's riotous yet loving and meticulous documentary about one of cinema's greatest what-if stories: the white whale that is Alejandro Jodorowsky's version of Frank Herbert's sine qua non sci-fi c...

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    'Jodorowsky's Dune' Director Frank Pavich on 2,000 Defecating Extras and How 'Dune' Became Part of the Cosmic Consciousness

    There are plenty of fascinating unrealized projects from great directors – Sergio Leone's "Stalingrad," Martin Scorsese's "Dino," and David Lynch's "Ronnie Rocket" among them – but few as unlikely and bizarre as Alejandro Jodorowsky's "Dune." Frank Herbert's beloved sci-fi novel was eventually adapt...

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    WATCH: Alejandro Jodorowsky Talks the Wildest Film Never Made in 'Jodorowsky's Dune'

    The wonderful doc "Jodorowksy's Dune" arrives in theaters March 21. Here's a one-minute clip from the film to whet your appetite. Whether or not you're familiar with the "Dune" mythology, its production history, or the hypnotically bad trainwreck of a film taken away from David Lynch by the studios,...

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    Alejandro Jodorowsky's SXSW-Bound 'Dance of Reality' Gets a US Distributor

    ABKCO Films announced today that they have acquired domestic theatrical and home entertainment rights to Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky's "The Dance of Reality," his first new film in 23 years.

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    Göteborg Review: Alejandro Jodorowsky 'The Dance Of Reality' Is An Inventive, Surreal Meta-Memoir

    We’ll confess to just the tiniest amount of trepidation as we hovered on the threshold of the theater screening Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “The Dance of Reality” at the Göteborg International Film Festival. It had been 23 years since Jodorowsky last released a film, the compromised, and subsequently dis...

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    Fantasia Film Festival Reviews: 'Sweetwater,' 'The Battery' & 'Ritual: A Psychomagic Story'

    Logan Miller’s “Sweetwater” (titled “Sweet Vengeance” in the credits, though it carries the first title at Fantasia) is an idiosyncratic western with a decidedly contemporary sensibility, merging a stoic approach to violence with an off-kilter, nearly Monty Python sensibility. It’s an unusual fit, b...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Takes Doc 'Jodorowsky's Dune,' on the Legendary Director's Doomed Sci-Fi Adaptation (TRAILER)

    Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune," which explores legendary director Alejandro Jodorowksy and his elaborate yet ultimately doomed 1970s adaptation of the eponymous sci-fi novel -- set to star Orson Welles and Mick Jagger, amo...

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    Nicolas Winding Refn Talks 'Barbarella' & Reveals How Alejandro Jodorowsky Convinced Him To Leave 'Logan's Run'

    Few filmmakers have quite the crowded dance card that Nicolas Winding Refn boasts. Speaking to The Playlist on the eve of the North American premiere for “Only God Forgives,” Refn seems deeply pleased by having attached himself to so many projects, each one sounding more exciting than the last (part...

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