The Holy Mountain review – inside the mind of a visionary provocateur

Parts of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s 1973 dreamscape might look dated but its superlative weirdness remains undimmed Alejandro Jodorowsky’s 1973 film is now revived in UK cinemas: a plumply overripe fruit ...

First Dune Reaction Compares It To Lord Of The Rings And Original Star Wars Trilogy

Hype levels are already exceedingly high for the upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune, which boasts an all-star cast and an esteemed, Oscar-nominated director in Denis Villeneuve. If you ask ...

Original Alien Script Is Becoming a Comic Book Miniseries

Original Alien Script Is Becoming a Comic Book Miniseries Dan O'Bannon's original Alien screenplay is getting the comic book treatment from Dark Horse Comics. Alien: The Original Screenplay will be made up of five issues by Cristiano Seixas and Guilherme ...

UK box office preview: ‘1917’ set to march into cinemas

UK box office preview: ‘1917’ set to march into cinemas Other new titles include ‘Seberg’ and ‘Uncut Gems’. eOne’s 1917, directed by Sam Mendes, and Universal’s Seberg, starring Kristen Stewart, are among the new openers at the UK box office this weekend. ...

El Topo review – Jodorowsky's weird world of occult psychedelia

The veteran director stars as a black-clad horseman on a bizarre desert quest with worrying Mansonesque overtones in his rereleased head trip of 1970 Now 90 and still a vigorously engaged public ...

Dune Remake Poster Teased as Set Images Leak?

Dune Remake Poster Teased as Set Images Leak? Some new set photos from Denis Villeneuve's Dune have found their way online. In addition, it seems that the first poster for the big screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's source material may have been ...

Documentary Review: Happy Lamento (2018) by Alexander Kluge and Khavn

According to the Oxford English Dictionary the verb “to lament” is described as “to feel or express great sadness or disappointment about somebody/something”. The word is also regarded as a synonym ...

Early Jodorowsky Box, The Passion Of Darkly Noon, and Beyond The Door From Arrow Video March 2020!

Arrow Video goes for the metaphysical jugular this coming March with a trip of amazing looking releases that already have me drooling and checking my couch cushions for cash. First up in an incredible ...

100 Best Movies of the Decade

Don Kaye David Crow Kayti Burt Natalie Zutter Nick Harley Tony Sokol Mike Cecchini Alec Bojalad John Saavedra Dec 30, 2019 Our editorial staff cast their votes for the best 100 movies of the decade. ...

Poster for ‘The Alejandro Jodorowsky Triptych’ – In cinemas from January

A new quad poster has been released for the upcoming The Alejandro Jodorowsky Triptych, which will head to cinemas from the start of January. The Holy Mountain, Arrow Video The release comes from ...

Blood Window Announces 2019 Wip and World Premiere Lineup (Exclusive)

Blood Window Announces 2019 Wip and World Premiere Lineup (Exclusive) Ventana Sur’s Blood Window sidebar for projects and films in progress has been a standout event on the Latin horror calendar since its launch in 2013, and is one of the Buenos Aires market’s most ...

‘Dune’: 7 Things to Know About the 2020 Film & TV Series

‘Dune’: 7 Things to Know About the 2020 Film & TV Series Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the news that Jon Spaihts exited his co-writing duties on “Dune: The Sisterhood” on November 5 to focus on the sequel to the upcoming “Dune” film. ...

Mexico’s Premier Horror Event Morbido Fest Readies Twelfth Edition

Mexico’s Premier Horror Event Morbido Fest Readies Twelfth Edition As the calendar changes from October to November, Mexican horror fans will ascend for the twelfth year on Morbido Fest, a Mexico City-based festival dedicated to all things macabre, organized and ...

Tales of an Outsider: The Films of Giulio Questi

Giulio Questi's Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot! (1967) and Death Laid an Egg (1968) are playing October and November 2019 on Mubi in the United States.Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot!In December ...

First UK Trailer for 'The Shock of the Future' Starring Alma Jodorowsky

"What I'm going to do with this instrument is something you've never heard!" 606 Distribution has just released the first official UK trailer for a French indie film titled The Shock of the Future, ...

Locarno 2019. The First Reel Thrills

A Voluntary YearAn easy bet to win is to wager that the first reel is any given movie is more interesting than its remaining minutes. This is because the field is open: the story frequently has yet to ...

Warner Bros. Dates Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Biopic, Pushes Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Warner Bros. has unveiled a slew of new dates for its upcoming projects, according to Deadline. Director Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” starring Academy Award nominee Timothée Chalamet, has been shifted ...

Film Review: Ghost of the Golden Groves (2018) by Aniket Dutta and Roshni Sen

Recently we had “Tumbbad“, a formally conventional, yet mesmerizing, demons-infested tale of greed, reviewed here by yours truly. Another brilliant, yet differently dressed, debut comes also from ...

John Waters, John Turturro, and More Remember Indie Film Giant Ben Barenholtz: ‘The End of an Era’

John Waters, John Turturro, and More Remember Indie Film Giant Ben Barenholtz: ‘The End of an Era’ When Ben Barenholtz, 83, died Wednesday at his new home in Prague, we lost one of the giants of American independent cinema. This vital and genial man has left a legacy behind few can equal. Many in ...

Ben Barenholtz, Producer Who Launched Coen Brothers’ Career, Dies at 83

Ben Barenholtz, Producer Who Launched Coen Brothers’ Career, Dies at 83 Ben Barenholtz, the producer-distributor who helped launch the careers of David Lynch and the Coen Brothers, died on Wednesday in Prague at the age of 83. Barenholtz is credited with pioneering the ...

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