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Jodorowsky's Dune

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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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    Specialty Box Office: 'God's' Alive In Theaters As Christian Hit Soars, Steals Thunder From Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'

    God was alive and well in American theaters this weekend, with Freestyle and Pure Flix Entertainment's release of Christian drama "God's Not Dead" unexpectedly storming the box office and continuing to remind us of the underserved faith-based market.

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    13 Films To See In March

    The dolorous effects of winter are slowly, ever so slowly, making way for the bright world of spring. Until then, and especially if you’re in one of the regions still covered in snow, you’re probably spending quite a bit of time at the local multiplex. Since February was so short we’re adding an add...

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    Watch: Get High With The Trailer For 'Jodorowsky's Dune'

    "....an unalloyed pleasure of a documentary," our Jessica Kiang called Frank Pavitch's "Jodorowsky's Dune" in her recent review out of the Goteborg Film Festival and she's right on point. The look back at the so-called "greatest film never made" is a remarkable journey into a restless creative spiri...

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    Watch: Nicolas Winding Refn Talks 'Jodorowsky's Dune' In Clip From Documentary Plus New Poster

    So, just how much fun is "Jodorowsky's Dune"? When I saw it last year at Cannes, it screened without English subtitles during certain portions of the multilingual film, but I was still able to put together 5 Things You'll Learn from the movie. And when our own Jessica Kiang caught up with it at the ...

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    Goteborg Review: 'Jodorowsky's Dune' A Wildly Entertaining Look At The Most Ambitious Film Never Made

    "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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    BFI London Film Fest Diary Day 4: 'All Is Lost,' 'Mistaken For Strangers,' 'Jodorowsky's Dune' & More

    You could speculate about the reasons for it, but few could deny that there's something in the air involving survival narratives. Last year saw "The Grey," "Life Of Pi" and "Kon-Tiki" premiere to acclaim, and right now, Sandra Bullock's battle against the void of space in "Gravity" has led to rave r...

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    'The Congress' Tops Fantastic Fest Winners; 'Jodorowsky's Dune' Wins Audience Award

    Austin's Fantastic Fest announced their winners yesterday with Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune" taking the audience award. Ari Folman's "The Congress" won the best picture in the Fantastic Features category along with best screenplay and best actress for Robin Wright, while "Afflicted"...

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    Sony Classics Bringing Cannes Doc About Alejandro Jodorowsky's Failed 'Dune' Film Adaptation to North America

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune," which played in the Director's Fortnight section at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film profiles cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky and his ambitious yet doomed mid-70s film a...

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    5 Things You'll Learn From 'Jodorowsky's Dune' From Nicolas Winding Refn's Thoughts, The Original Cast & More

    The fact that Alejandro Jodorowsky -- coming off the double whammy of 1970s cult favorite mind benders "El Topo" and "The Holy Mountain" -- even got near bringing Frank Hebert's "Dune" to the big screen perhaps speaks to the wackiness of the 1970s movie world. That it actually got as far as it did, ...

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