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JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

Jodorowsky's Dune

Alejandro Jodorowsky achieved international status as the premier director of epic psychedelia with films such as El Topo and The Holy Mountain. His follow-up project to The Holy Mountain was to be an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic cult sci-fi novel Dune. Jodorowsky assembled an amazing roster of talent to help realize …

ROOM 237

Room 237 Shining

Stanley Kubrick’s Kubrick’s 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Shining is rightly regarded as one of the best horror films ever made. While cinephiles admire The Shining for its iconic performances, dread-inducing atmospherics, and technical precision, others appreciate the film on an entirely different level. These fans see the …

AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE

American Grindhouse

There are so many books, articles, and documentaries available on the subject of American exploitation cinema that new revelations are increasingly scarce and unlikely. American Grindhouse (2010) from director Elijiah Drenner is an example of the difficulty in uncovering anything new in this area. Although the subject is briefly discussed, American …