There are too many larger questions that remain unanswered in this film. It's an enjoyable enough story with its Robin Hood theme, but the idea that somehow the entire world's populace has overnight come to accept the imposing of a system where they die at the age of 26 raises too many inconsistencies to really hold water.
The question of how babies are born with this clock already installed on their arm is never answered. Nor is whether people have…
In which America saves Americans by shitting all over history in a case of director's dramatic licence causes three country pile-up on the information superhighway. Also starring some other countries in supporting roles.
I think if the media storm over this film's very ethnocentric, skewed portrayal of actual events hadn't been as prominent or vocal, this would have been a very enjoyable film. But it was and the film's flaws were brought into very stark relief.
David Lynch films are not your standard, linear fare. If you're after a "normal" Hollywood movie, you might find yourself feeling a bit lost after watching a Lynch production. Yet Mulholland Drive is an excellent, artistic and expressive exploration of the movie business and Lynch does an excellent job of interweaving humour, drama and smatterings of the outright absurd that - depending on your own viewpoint - make perfect caricatures of the industry.
Whether you're familiar with Lynch films or…