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View Poll Results: Best David Lynch Movie
Mulholland Dr.
38.46%
Inland Empire
1.71%
Wild at Heart
2.56%
Blue Velvet
18.80%
The Elephant Man
11.11%
Dune
5.13%
Eraserhead
5.13%
Lost Highway
6.84%
The Straight Story
5.98%
I don't like any of his movies
4.27%
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Best David Lynch Movie

Old 05-28-18, 09:34 AM
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Re: Best David Lynch Movie

Mulholland Drive is still my favorite. I don't think I've seen another movie that "Got inside a characters head" or worked with dream theory anywhere near as well. Best version of Wizard of Oz
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Old 05-28-18, 02:18 PM
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Re: Best David Lynch Movie

Mulholland Drive isnít all that open to interpretation. Lynch set up a solvable puzzle. And asked people to figure it out. He even put a list of clues with the dvd insert.

After you understand the basic concept, I suppose the details between dream and reality are fun to think about.

The new season of Twin Peaks wasnít all that painful to decipher either. Though I remember being lost on the tea kettle and Jeffries stuff.
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Old 05-28-18, 02:50 PM
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Re: Best David Lynch Movie

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ View Post
I voted Mulholland Dr. but I do love Blue Velvet and even though it makes no sense, Lost Highway.

Eraserhead is a very interesting oddity. Can't say I really liked it yet am captivated every time I see it.

Some of the Way over the top performances in Wild at Heart kind of ruin that film for me even though I still enjoy it on that crazy Lynchian level.


Actually, now that I think about it, the only Lynch film I truly don't like is Inland Empire.
10 years later and I still have the same opinion. Mulholland Dr., Blue Velvet, and Lost Highway still rank 1. 2. and 3. for me. I havenít seen LH since the late 90s so I wonder if my opinion of it will have changed in the last 20 years or so.

I donít have Showtime so I still havenít seen the new Twin Peaks series but I loved the original.
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Old 05-29-18, 08:50 AM
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Re: Best David Lynch Movie

For those that have not seen the pilot for Mulholland Dr., this link contains a Scene-by-scene comparison of the pilot (1999) and final Feature (2001)

http://www.mulholland-drive.net/studies/pilot.htm
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