“Jodorowsky’s Dune”: The best life never leaves your lungs

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“Jodorowsky’s Dune” opens Friday at Sundance Cinemas. PG-13, 1:25, three and a half stars out of four.

“Jodorowsky’s Dune” is a documentary about failure, and “the greatest movie ever made.” So why did it leave me so oddly happy, this story of a beautiful dream that never came true? Perhaps because there’s beauty in the dreaming itself. Continue reading

Wisconsin Film Festival Spotlight: “The Dance of Reality”

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Tickets for the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival went on sale March 8, and each day between now and the start of the festival on April 3, I’ll be zooming in on one of the more than 140 films playing at the festival. If you have suggestions about films you’d like to know more about as you’re planning your festival experience, let me know in comments.

The Dance of Reality” (Wednesday, April 9, 6 p.m, Sundance Cinemas)

“If you are great, then ‘Il Topo’ is great. If you are limited, then ‘Il Topo’ is limited.”

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