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“Twin Peaks: The Return” felt, for many like this generation’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.” It broke the rules of television and Lynch’s vision was so far out, it almost felt like a broadcast from another dimension. The …

David Lynch is a slave to his own ideas. As odd as that may sound, the filmmaker has never been one to explain his work, or even dive deep into how certain scenes or lines were created. Instead, he credits “ideas.” And when it came to the revival of “T…

Earlier this month, filmmaker David Lynch was speaking at his Festival of Disruption, when the topic of social media was brought up. As you might imagine, if you’re familiar with Lynch, he’s not the biggest fan of the social media landscape, especially…

“Eraserhead” is a weird ass movie to say the least. Of director David Lynch‘s filmography, his 1977 film may be one of the more difficult pieces for audiences, even avid fans, to comprehend. It is within this lack of comprehension tha…

It’s the most wonderful/horrible time of year. Twitter and Film Twitter specifically is a shitshow, but hey, the holidays are right around the corner and it’s time for some gift giving. Looking for that something special for the cinephile i…

The list of projects that David Lynch has at one time flirted with or considered is quite long, as this rundown at the fansite The City Of Absurdity makes clear, (it hasn’t been updated in over a decade so there’s much missing too). And at …

Richard Linklater had a celebrated return to form with the debut of his new film “Last Flag Flying” shown opening night at the New York Film Festival. Following its warm festival debut, Linklater sat down with NYFF Director Kent Jones to discuss the films that inspired him most. “What is film?  Linklater said, “to me its moments. Not necessarily the best moment in a film or the most emotional ones, but the moments that jarred me as a viewer and a filmmaker.” As expected, his choices included some of the greatest films ever made, starting with “Raging Bull.” “That film changed my life,” he remarked, “make no mistake.” Emphasizing the sound design of the film, and a presence of a flaw in the scene he chose, Linklater applauded the picture saying that, “recreating something but also translating that realness into it is so profound.”  He reminisced that as a teen he discussed the film with a friend who said that “Raging Bull” was an exact depiction of what it was like growing up in New York at the time. Continue reading Richard Linklater On His Favorite Films & Cinematic Influences [NYFF] at The Playlist.

One of the great character actors in movies, the legendarily laconic and sad-eyed Harry Dean Stanton passed away this weekend at the age of 91. He possessed the recognizable hound dog face the average moviegoer might recognize as “that guy.” For us cinephiles we knew him as kind of cinematic legend, like a Red Wood tree that would never fall. Even in his 90s, Stanton didn’t look like he was ever slowing down. Continue reading The Essentials: Harry Dean Stanton’s Best Performances at The Playlist.

One of the great character actors in movies, the legendarily laconic and sad-eyed Harry Dean Stanton passed away this weekend at the age of 91. He possessed the recognizable hound dog face the average moviegoer might recognize as “that guy.” For us cinephiles we knew him as kind of cinematic legend, like a Red Wood tree that would never fall. Even in his 90s, Stanton didn’t look like he was ever slowing down. Continue reading The Essentials: Harry Dean Stanton’s Best Performances at The Playlist.

The languid melancholy behind Harry Dean Stanton has graced audiences with countless great performances over the past 60 years. Whether it be his role in “Alien,” “Paris, Texas,” “Wild At Heart,” or “Repo Man,” Stanton’s remarkable career is not one to ever be forgotten now that the actor has passed. With that said, 2017 has brought us a swan song for the 91-year-old actor who died this weekend. Continue reading Harry Dean Stanton Delivers A Career-Best Performance In ‘Lucky’ [Review] at The Playlist.