For having such a low opinion of David Lynch's Dune, I sure did just spend over $50 for this: https://static.thcdn.com/images/large/webp//productimg/1600/1600/13130372-2074866042620304.jpg I'm looking forward to August 31st.
David Lynch is a fascinating filmmaker. Talented in more traditional ways, he chooses to mainly exist in a more abstract plane of narrative filmmaking than most. Two of his films (The Elephant Man and The Straight Story) are as normal as anything any other independent filmmaker could make, but his body of work is dominated… Continue reading David Lynch: The Definitive Ranking
#9 in my definitive ranking of David Lynch's films. This is the ultimate David Lynch movie. Born of a series of experimental short films he made with consumer grade digital cameras, this is a series of images looking for a story. Thankfully Lynch did find a story to hang it all off of, but at… Continue reading Inland Empire
#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
#1 in my definitive ranking of David Lynch's films. This is the black sheep of David Lynch's filmography. Even Dune doesn't stick out as much as this because that still feels distinctly Lynchian in all of its deeply flawed glory. There's a single sequence that feels like the work of the man who made Eraserhead… Continue reading The Straight Story