David Lynch

Filmmaker.

The Shining And Lost Highway and auteur theory

A Tale of Two Auteurs: the Myth of Bad Behavior as Artistic Process

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Hear us out: treating actors poorly = bad.

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A Brief History of Mel Brooks, David Lynch and ‘The Elephant Man’

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‘The Elephant Man’ is one of David Lynch’s best movies. Did you know that Mel Brooks was the one who hired him to direct it?

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‘The Elephant Man’ is the Most Empathetic Film to Lose Best Picture

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David Lynch has an exceptional grasp on what it means to be human.

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Sweet As Pie: Sink Your Teeth Into ‘Twin Peaks’

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From parodying melodrama to introducing us to strange alternate dimensions, the wild world of ‘Twin Peaks’ will keep you pressing play.

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David Lynch is Talking to a Monkey And That’s Always a Good Thing

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2020 is barely underway and we already have a David Lynch vs. a Talking Monkey noir short film on Netflix. We are blessed.

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An Oscar for Lina Wertmüller Reminds Us of the Academy’s Gender Problem

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The theme at this year’s Governors Awards focused on diversity and inclusion.

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‘Blue Velvet’ and the Blinding Light of Love

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On trauma and sincerity in David Lynch’s 1986 film.

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Murder That Inspired ‘Twin Peaks’ is the Focus of a New True Crime Series

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‘Blonde, Beautiful, and Dead’ subject Hazel Drew was the original “Laura Palmer.”

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A Journey Through David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption

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David Lynch brings meditation, ideas, rock stars, and a winemaker along with him to Los Angeles’ Ace Theater for two days of the splendid Festival of Disruption.