Tag Archives: The Holy Mountain

Holy Mountain Architect

You might not recognize the name Luis Barragán, but any student of counterculture and edgy film will recognize the great master’s work. The architect’s monumental sculptures play a key role in Alejandro Jodorowsky’s epic The Holy Mountain though most viewers might assume they are looking at stage sets. Here’s some Wiki… The Torres de Satélite [...]

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Jodorowsky 1.0

Nashville, TN is experiencing a Alejandro Jodorowsky renaissance this month with the Belcourt Theatre’s screenings of some of the auteur’s most important works, leading up to the local premiere of his new film, Dance of Reality. My fellow local film writers and I all respect the master’s outlandish visuals, his passion for the surreal and [...]

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Jodorowsky’s Lost Movie

1980 wasn’t a great year for Alejandro Jodorowsky. Having just barely survived the end of the 1970′s when the film that was to be his magnum opus — an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic Dune — fell apart for the final time, Jodo was anxious to get back to work. He agreed to make a [...]

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Coincidence Control Network: Episode 50

This week: Two lone wanderers return, the Tories hate Kim…a lot, Minority Report is getting closer, Surveillance Free day, Bradley update, Progressives get an open letter, we catch up with our lost heroes. Only God Forgives and The Holy Mountain, and much much more. Personnel – Joe Nolan, Kim Monaghan, and Ken Eakins + SPECIAL [...]

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The Holy Mountain at 40

Getting some links together for the latest Coincidence Control Network podcast, I was shocked that we hadn’t talked about the 40th anniversary of my favorite Alejandro Jodorowsky film The Holy Mountain. I’ve mentioned the film in previous posts, but this important birthday is one that must be observed with reverence and open eyes. Check out [...]

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Alejandro Jodorowsky: Star Man

Alejandro Jodorowsky is one of my favorite artists of all time. One reason why I love this guy’s work so much is that he does it all: writer, director, actor, mime, magician, comic book author, tarot card expert. He’s completely brilliant and hilarious, and both of those traits are present in his films – which [...]

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