this got away with being deeply fucked up and cruel because it looked and sounded so fucking good. i miss dancing. haunting. messy. power.
got excited abt watching this outside on projector on warm night and within first ten mins remembered how violent it was .. luckily gunshots didn't disturb the families two doors down!
all i ever remember from this is the dream date scene long shot ... forgot how much marty seems to hate black people and women!
all these gangster films are just deadly serious gossiping and i love it
David Lynch has seen all of my worst fears and nightmares and made a film about them. This was so horrifying I couldn't even cover my eyes.
I had a hugely negative preconception of Eraserhead as so many people had - not necessarily recommended - but told me about it in ways that made me think I would hate it. I'd never read the descriptions so I just assumed it would be abstract, annoying, and meaningless. I worked myself up…