Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006)
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Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006)

I can first remember watching Mulholland Drive (2001) when it came out and thinking ‘God, that was the worst Lynch film, or arthouse film, I’ve ever seen – he’s completely lost any interest in telling coherent story.’ But when I rewatched it, after realising that Lost Highway (1997) was kindof meant as a double entendre; one character having a past/duel  experience … Continue reading

Bruno Dumont and Arthouse Cinema
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Bruno Dumont and Arthouse Cinema

Does anyone sometimes feel that ‘Arthouse’ directors, although often studied in filmmaking and the arts, don’t always seem to know what they’re talking about when they discuss cinema? I’d watched a masterclass Bruno Dumont, who’d learnt his craft as a director making industry commissioned films for businesses and manufacturers, but also an academic and teacher of philosophy and … Continue reading