On Sep 8, 2006, at 10:20 AM, TurquoiseB wrote: > He *can* do that (The Straight Story), but IMO he > goes for obscure whenever he needs money, because > he knows that it sells. Americans are not quite > the suckers for pretence and pomposity that the > French are, but enough of the critics are to ensure > a few good reviews, and thus a break-even at the > box office, which is the most important thing to > any director who hopes to direct another film > after his current one. > > I don't personally like his style of filmmaking > very much, but I have to say that almost *everything* > he's ever released, *including* Eraserhead, has been > better than the recent clip. That footage gives me no > hope whatsoever for the final film.
I'd say, at least re: Mullholland Drive, that Dr. Pete's comment about "film-school crap" pretty much sums up my feelings as well. I'd give Lynch a bit more credit than that, perhaps, but not much. Sal To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> Your email settings: Individual Email | Traditional <*> To change settings online go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/join (Yahoo! ID required) <*> To change settings via email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/