not physically involved or absurd enough to rank among jerry's best, even tho the ending casts him as a human cartoon character. but at the end of the day im a sentimental sucker, and watching jerry serve as a surrogate father to the world's most adorable child made my heart swell. love u jerry, miss u every day.
strangely, the only key with which i've been able to unlock any part of this movie is lynch's bizarre 2006 interview with alex jones after the austin premiere of INLAND EMPIRE. jones, in-between badgering lynch for his views on 9/11 truther conspiracies, pressures him to explain and make plain INLAND EMPIRE, the most baffling film in a baffling body of work. time and again lynch refers jones to the subtitle of INLAND EMPIRE: "a woman in trouble." so i've decided…