we need less perfect but more free films
The burning blue skies, the green of the oasis, the jumbled rocks of rivers... as real as half imagined Sunday school visions turned material, more sinister, more human ... bleak .... the last temptation sequence might be the most intense theology ever put on film.. and the final moments the perfect syntheses of films materiality and faiths sublimity... is tempting me to read the New Testament..
Blockbuster driven solely on emotion
Operatic type plastic filmmaking
But what really moves me is the tangle of feelings
Saw myself and my relationships at so many points which is scary, and thrilling, and comforting
Connecting at the base level of human understanding, the level confused by every communication other than emotion... and stripping everything away to move solely on emotion, on feeling...
nice to see david lynch's empathy for rural life and the truths of aging put on screen without much else considered "lynchian." there's no severed ears or "underbelly" of american life here, besides those dreams that generations were sold countless times this past century, the wars and the droughts that caused unforeseen traumas and split family ties... no cosmic mystery besides the elusive truths of human life hiding in the stars that might explain the inextricable bond two brothers can…