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Director Alejandro Jodorowsky, in his ninth decade, keeps seizing the crown

Director Alejandro Jodorowsky, in his ninth decade, keeps seizing the crown

At 87, Alejandro Jodorowsky might be expected to take it easy.

Having essentially created the midnight movie with "El Topo," launched a quasi-religion known as psychomagic, worked on a variety of intriguing aborted projects and even made a triumphant return with 2013's "The Dance of Reality," the Chilean-born hyphenate could easily have rested on his laurels.

Or, you know, spent his days writing comics...

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