Shout! Factory outfits David Lynch’s worst film with a competent yet weirdly retro Blu-ray that squanders the possibilities of the medium.
Lynch’s misunderstood film receives a transformative restoration that brings its tarnished beauty to life.
The finale invites us to inquire into our own motives for wanting to revisit the series.
The latest episode of Twin Peaks is a delirious descent into the murky matrix of material existence.
The first two episodes of the new season are largely preoccupied with sowing the seeds for later developments.
It potently clarifies how our lives are spent distracted from matters of the closest personal significance.
The power of the film is the endurance of an Elvis Presley song (or two), the staying power of a children’s movie, and the sight and sound of a match being struck.
It comes undone in its clumsy attempts to transform its story into a parable of economic distress.
Gregg Araki’s film suggests a hothouse melodrama that’s been drained of the hothouse, the melodrama, and any other discernably dramatic stakes.
While David Lynch did intend to pack Fire Walk with Me’s DVD with deleted scenes, rights issues prevented him from doing so.
Arguably Lynch’s most literal-minded creation, the film is also his most scatterbrained.