Perhaps you should go and read my review, which says that el topo is incredible, that i do not understand even half of it, but that i love it to death frankly, any critic's opinion of a movie is exactly that - an opinion. El topo may well be the greatest movie ever made it's certainly one of the strangest it's no wonder it became a counterculture classic, or that john lennon considered it his favorite movie so much has been written about el topo, its symbolism, its meaning, its violence, that the movie itself has gotten lost in the confusion. The tomatometer rating - based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics - is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers. Death aside for now, el topo - spanish for the mole - is a sort-of western roiling with religion and surrealism of an extreme kind perhaps i'll take a different approach with this review and go light on the plot description, and heavy on the general impressions.
El topo defies description this is a film that knows what the rules of cinema are and willfully shrugs off most every last one of them: daring, inventive, unrepentantly strange, and never less than visually entrancing despite its disinterest in traditional logic or a coherent narrative, el topo is still a visceral and emotionally resonant experience. Scarcely less than 2001, el topo is designed to exist as much on the big screen as within the mind of the viewer, where it can live or die according to whether it connects personally it is no accident that the hero's trajectory, mirroring the viewer's, leads equally to enlightenment and to the apocalypse. El topo has serapes and cloaks aplenty to shield the child from cold or sun but a man riding with a clothed child would simply represent, well, man and child on horse if the child is naked, it becomes a child, a symbol of itself.
El topo is a picaresque journey past the principal myths and symbols of human culture, shot in the style of an incredibly bloody, violent italian western people are going to it for all sorts of reasons. 16 reviews of el topo a little hard to find as they take 3 floors of the westfield mall but the entrance is on the fifth floor we did not have a reservation and luckily were able to be seated. El topo is the spaghetti western as travelling circus it's populated with cruel, cackling banditos, pinheads, armless and legless freaks, bare-breasted women, fly-covered corpses and even, at one point, spontaneously combusting rabbits. El topo (alejandro jodorowsky) is an outlaw gunfighter traveling young son (brontis jodorowsky) after freeing a town from bandits, el topo sets off with a woman he calls mara (mara lorenzio) to become the best by taking on four skilled warriors.
El topo serves traditional latin american street food to-go with a fresh, creative menu from executive chef jody brunori of the laundry service is primarily take-out with limited space for sit-down dining. Description: el topo serves traditional latin american street food to-go with a fresh, creative menu from executive chef jody brunori of the laundry service is primarily take-out with limited space for sit-down dining. El topo is an accomplished series of images, however, the film contains portions of frustrating incoherence perhaps as a nod to the film's title, several characters engage in the practice of digging holes in the desert sand at random.
El topo, written and directed by alejandro jodorowsky, translates to the mole, and there's some business at the top of the film about a mole digging into the earth to find the sun, only to be blinded when it dug upward to discover the real sun so, there's a compelling argument to be made that. That said, el topo is a film unlike anything you've ever seen it tells the tale of a wandering gunslinger who over the course of the first half of the movie fights four 'masters' and then finds himself in a cave of deformed people in the second act, where he becomes a monk who must help them make a tunnel from their cave to the adjacent town. Description: el topo serves traditional latin american street food to-go with a fresh, creative menu from executive chef jody brunori of the laundry service is primarily take-out with limited space for sit-down dining of particular interest is the vending machine locating in the back hall of el. El topo - an expert gunfighter in search of meaning in a world that completely lacks any such thing he is polite enough to suck on a beetle butt when circumstances merit, but, in the end, he takes the easy path of genocide and self-immolation. El topo is a 1970 mexican acid western film written, scored, directed by and starring alejandro jodorowsky characterized by its bizarre characters and occur.
I am extremely disappointed in the behaviour of lady at the door brunette hair and wears glasses was treated with disrespect and to make matters worse security acted as if they were management and after the situation was spoken about he said he owned the bar/club. El topo is a great film, a film that is unprecedented in its raw energy, and fluid direction cult director judorowsky also acts, and he delivers a film that is remarkable in the way that it showcases its violence. Review: el topo (1970) - or - el weirdo after leaving his six-year-old son with some priests, el topo (alejandro jodorowsky) rides off into the desert with one of their members, a woman he names mara (mara lorenzio.
Finally we reach jodorowsky's most famous film, the acid western which kick-started the midnight movie phenomenon, el topo does it live up to that legacy. Perhaps the best way to start any discussion on alejandro jodorowsky's el topo (1970) is to quote its original advertising blurb, see the naked young franciscans whipped with cactus see the. El topo (english: the mole) is a siskel's review states, under the influence, el topo becomes a violent, would-be erotic freakshow, and that, i suppose, can be.