More good news for Alejandro Jodorowsky fans: the famed and proudly bizarre Chilean director's autobiographical novel, Where the Bird Sings Best, will be translated into English.
Alejandro Jodorowsky's unmade movie of Frank Herbert's trippy space opera Dune has long been a legend among film geeks. But now, a new documentary takes us all the way inside this failed production — and inside the minds of the wild visionaries behind it.
A brand-new trailer for the documentary about Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed attempt to make a Dune movie has dropped, and the look it provides at what could have been is fantastic, bewildering, and a little soul-crushing, mostly because we never got to see Salvador Dali as the Emperor of Space.
Alejandro Jodorowsky's never-made movie version of Dune is one of the great might-have-beens in science fiction history — featuring designs from some of the greatest artists and an appearance by Salvador Dali. Here's your exclusive first glimpse at the long-awaited documentary about this lost film.
Jodorowsky in the sky forever. He may not have gotten to direct a movie version of Dune, but at least comics creator and filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky has gotten an asteroid named after him.
Back in the mid-1970s, legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky tried to make a movie of Frank Herbert's Dune, featuring people like Mick Jagger, Orson Welles and Salvador Dali, with designs by H.R. Giger and Chris Foss. It would have been astonishing, whether or not it lived up to the book. Now, a new documentary…
In the 1980s, animator Pascal Blais created a trailer for an animated adaptation of Alejandro Jodorowsky and Jean "Moebius" Giraud's gonzo space opera The Incal. The project sadly never advanced beyond the trailer, but Pascal Blais Studios recently spruced up the footage for 2011 audiences. Moebius' hyper-detailed…
While we're on the topic of Dalí, news has come out of the Cannes Festival that director Frank Pavich is making a documentary titled Jodorowsky's Dune that delves into the history of Alejandro Jodorowsky's doomed adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel.
Santa Sangre is a 1989 Mexican/Italian surrealist thriller directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky and starring his son Axel as Fenix, an uncommunicative young Christ figure residing in a mental health facility in Mexico City.
A duo of paranormal protagonists are having a productive week. Ms. Summers wraps up her comic series, and the snarkiest magician in comic history ties the knot. Plus, Steampunk Sarah Palin and tons more high concept weirdness!
What's in your comic book store this Wednesday? New adventures for Black Panther and Cade Skywalker and reprints of old gems from awesome artists like Moebius, Amanda Conner, and Stan Sakai. It's always comic book Wednesday somewhere.
Someone builds a full-scale replica of Manhattan in Puget Sound. A mysterious organization plots to use humanity's brightest minds to shape the future. And in the distant future, humanity rebuilds after the apocalypse. Ryan Boudinot's next novel sounds trippily awesome.
One of the great science fiction films never made is Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune. In 1975, the playwright and director started work on an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterwork, which was to star the likes of Orson Welles, Salvador Dali, and Mick Jagger, use designs by H.R. Giger, and feature a soundtrack by Pink…
Did you know H.R. Giger worked on two different Dune movies that never got made? Here's his concept art for the Palace of Harkonnen, from the first version. Alejandro Jodorowsky's version would have been 14 hours long and starred himself and his son, plus Salvador Dali. And then Ridley Scott was attached to direct in…