Wild at Heart is one of David Lynch's most conventional stories, which says something about Lynch as this film is very bizarre and full of surreal elements. Inspired by the Wizard of Oz, Wild at Heart is certainly a road movie with a difference. The strongest weapon in Wild at Heart's impressive arsenal is contrast. The stark contrast of the romance between the two main characters and the graphic violence and disturbing images puts this film at both ends of…
Intelligent new restart of the mythic saga of Godzilla at the hands of the creator of Evangelion that turns the film into a faithful representation of a crisis cabinet and a critique of political bureaucracy and the interests of the great world powers.
As an unfavorable point, there is still some footage left to tell a story that is too technical and descriptive, which is exhausting in many phases, coupled with the bureaucratic battle generated by the catastrophe, and also, despite its doses of irony and acid criticism, it can be repetitive, partially nullifying the achievements that provoke their more than consistent action scenes.
Grafting on to this story his own idiosyncratic preoccupations, Lynch creates a visually stunning, convincingly coherent portrait of a nightmarish sub-stratum to conventional, respectable society. The seamless blending of beauty and horror is remarkable - although many will be profoundly disturbed by Lynch's vision on the underworld of America, centered as it is on Dorothy's psychopathic hunger for violence - the terror very real, and the sheer wealth of imagination virtually unequaled in cinema.
Blue Velvet is still an amazing…
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"Your house looked like heaven, high up there. That's how I began to hate you. "
A stunning police thriller, Kurosawa's 1963 classic 'High and Low' presents a classic kidnapping tale with a twist. Gondo, (Toshiro Mifune) an executive at the National Shoe Company is having problems with his fellow executives at work. They are insisting that they should start making shoes at a lower cost (and therefore lower quality) while Gondo, having served 30 years with the company wants…