Jodorowsky’s Dune
Documentary / Films

Jodorowsky’s Dune

The story told in Jodorowsky’s Dune is a fascinating one. It’s a cinematic ‘what if?’ – as Frank Pavich looks back at a movie which should have been. The documentary focuses on avant-garde movie-maker Jodorowsky – best known for his surrealist and symbolic pictures El Topo and The Holy Mountain, two movies which still make … Continue reading

Southland Tales
Comedy / Films

Southland Tales

Donnie Darko remains one of those interesting independent movie success stories. It’s script was plucked from a slush pile and deemed worthy of production, with creator Richard Kelly given a small 4.5 million to turn his words into film. Darko‘s distributor however had no idea how to market the final product and the film did terribly theatrically, … Continue reading

Mulholland Drive
Drama / Films / Thriller

Mulholland Drive

David Lynch is one of the world’s most unique filmmakers, crafting unusual, dream-like movies, heavy on symbolism and atmosphere. Mulholland Drive is perhaps his greatest movie, second only to Blue Velvet; it’s a tormented, erotic, neo-noir fantasy, and it’s fascinating to watch. The movie actually started life as a television show – ABC wanted another Twin Peaks, and commissioned Lynch … Continue reading

Twin Peaks
Television

Twin Peaks

David Lynch has proved himself to be one of the world’s most interesting and unique visual filmmakers. His movies generally possess an eerie, dreamlike quality, with plots heavy on symbolism, surrealism and duality and peppered with moments of bizarre humour and nightmares. One of Lynch’s most interesting projects, however, appeared on smaller screens – Twin Peaks first … Continue reading