• David Lynch's Popular Surrealism Considered on Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast 59

    17 days ago - By Open Culture

    059 8-29-20.mp3
    Pretty Much Pop hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt-along with guest Mike Wilson-discuss the director's films from Eraserhead to Inland Empire plus Twin Peaks and his recent short films. We get into the appeal and the stylistic and storytelling hallmarks of his mainstays- Blue Velvet , Wild at Heart , Lost Highway , and Mulholland Drive -and also consider outliers like Dune , The Elephant Man , and The Straight Story .
    What's with the campy acting and the weird attitudes toward women? Why make us stare at something moving very slowly for a long time? Are...
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