1990s, 3.5/4, David Lynch, Mystery, Review

Mulholland Drive

#6 in my definitive ranking of David Lynch's films. Rather famously salvaged from a television pilot made for ABC, David Lynch's Mulholland Drive is a delirious and mad descent into depression from two different, mutually exclusive directions. This is kind of the perfect Lynch movie in a way, where the specifics and literal realities are… Continue reading Mulholland Drive

1980s, 3.5/4, David Lynch, Drama, Review

Blue Velvet

#5 in my definitive ranking of David Lynch's films. In some ways, this reminds me of Stanley Kubrick's reaction to directing Spartacus, a movie he had no creative control on and found deadening, by directing Lolita as his follow up. For Lynch, Dune was a draining experience of constant compromise that led to the end… Continue reading Blue Velvet