The theme is failed promise, and we explore the creative geniuses behind projects that never came to be in two documentaries: Lost in La Mancha and Jodorowsky’s Dune.
We had a lot of fun with these films, but there’s no denying that our lives are emptier because Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s version of Dune were never made. They probably never will be. They remain out of grasp–perfect in our minds, yet unrealized. And damn if that isn’t depressing.
Next up, a new nugget!
Mr. Big’s To Be With You
and Glove and Boots’ To Meh With You
Until next time: don’t forget to be warriors!