David Lynch really hasn’t done much (filmwise) since 2006’s utterly baffling but still pretty damn good INLAND EMPIRE, but what do we see here? It appears that he has taken a note from Tim and Eric and decided to use the money of humongous corporations to spread his vision. This 16-minute short film/ad for Dior may be the closest thing we get to another Lynch film for a long time.
I may have referred to INLAND EMPIRE as being “pretty good” in the above paragraph but if I had one major problem with that film it was its ugly-looking digital video cinematography. That seems to have been massively improved upon here as it actually looks quite beautiful. Marion Cotillard feels like a perfect Lynch leading lady aswell; her wonderfully expressive and picturesque features only add to the mood and atmosphere.
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Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham. First, we discuss the death of director Jonathan Demme. Then, we talk about the anime film Your Name. by Makoto Shinkai. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…). […]
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