David Lynch is a Prophet for our Time

... and Mulholland Drive is his greatest revelation yet.

Ken Preston

5 November 2023

Mulholland Drive
It’s like a hieroglyph you’re always on the verge of translating or a lover’s sphinx-like expression in bed that suggests betrayal, devotion or something in between. [1]

The first time I watched David Lynch’s waking dream of a movie, Mulholland Drive, I was underwhelmed and extremely confused. This is ranked number eight by the British Film Institute in the greatest 100 movies ever made poll? I must have missed something!

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