Star Wars Episode 7 the force awakens with morning wood. JJ Abrams sucks! Sad Batman? Spider-Man joins the MCU. Charlie Hebdo, Cartooning an the internet WTF?
The documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune is a film that attempts to deify the director and his offbeat canon, as well as document just how this passionate 85 year old directed “greatest movie never made.”
In 1975 Chilean Director Alejandro Jorowsky was on top of the world. The runaway success of his films El Topo and its sequel, The Holy Mountain had loaded his pockets with a ton of Euro Box office cash and garnered him a huge following among the weirdo artsy types. Because of this he was able to secure the rights to Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel “Dune.”
Luis is an old friend of mine from my art school days. We both got jobs in the animation business at about the same time in 1994. I went to Walt Disney Feature Animation and Luis got on the Simpsons where he still works today as a storyboard artist. Luis is obsessed with drawing and has developed his own theories about drawing at his new site The Drawing Website www.thedrawingwebsite.com , a place specifically created to help teach people how to draw. Then the next segment of the show is the story of a young artist in search of the answer to the eternal question of every artist. How do I become a better artist? His journey takes him to the ends of the globe where he meets the Old Wiseman of Art Mountain. Finally I wrap the show with a story about a bad experience I recently had on Facebook.