"It's too bad that all these things
Can only happen in my dreams
Only in dreams, in beautiful dreams"
Blue Velvet is the film where David Lynch really finds his niche.
It is the first David Lynch film set in America (Eraserhead is kinda vague, Elephant Man is a gothic London, and Dune takes place in the far future). And Blue Velvet features in that classic Lynch perpetually 1950s America. Lynch's America is not an attempt at accurate portrayal of…