The Rambler (2013) – Calvin Reeder

  Writer/Director Calvin Reeder isn’t David Lynch, but with The Rambler, he’s well on his way down the same Lost Highway. The Rambler, starring Dermot Mulroney walks that Lynchian white line, introducing us to odd characters, weird moments, mundane ones, and a world of oddity and confusion. Recently released from prison the Rambler (Mulroney) whose…

Toronto After Dark – Wrong – Quentin Dupieux

The Coen brothers and David Lynch walk into a pet store… That might sum up Wrong rather nicely… It’s hard to believe that we’re coming up on the end of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival already, it seems like we just got under way! Tonight’s second feature was the next offering from Quentin Dupieux,…

Eraserhead (1977)

  After a quick break, we’re back into the 101 Horror Movies, and today, I’m revisiting David Lynch’s first film… Eraserhead (which was shot over 5 years!!) I’ve seen this film 4 or 5 times now, and like everyone else, I couldn’t tell you what to make of it. It’s surrealist, and I think everyone…

Despite the Gods – Penny Vozniak, Australia

  I’m not the only one who was seeing Despite The Gods for the first time last night, the film’s subjects Jennifer Lynch, daughter of David, and her own daughter, Sydney got to see it as well. Chronicling her efforts in India to make a film that would be a cross between Hollywood and Bollywood,…

Vampyr (1932)

This film is almost Lynch-ian in its style. Dialogue is sparse, there are no establishing shots, and there is odd and haunting imagery, all of which combine to give a rather spooky experience. And once again, if it hadn’t been for that handy little book, 101 Horror Movies To See Before You Die, I never…