“‘Alejandro Jodorowsky: 4K Restoration Collection’ Shows The Psychedelic Auteur In Full Freaky, Grotesque Glory”

You don’t watch Alejandro Jodorowsky movies. Alejandro Jodorowsky movies happen to you. You might even get the sense, after watching them a sufficient number of times, that they’re watching you, but regardless, here’s the true facts: Jodo films are innately stressful experiences*.

So I watched four of them! In a row! Not in one long sitting, but basically they were all I watched until I was finished with them. I’m eternally grateful for the excellent booklet essays coupled with the box set here, or else I may have just lost my fucking mind entirely.

You can read my full write-up over at The Playlist.


*Even Endless Poetry, which as Jodo’s work goes is downright benign.

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