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I stand by my thought that David
Lynch has come a long was since Elephant Man. In that area
of creative arts, a director is either new, or has come a long way,
or is stagnant. David Lynch is neither new nor stagnant. Like
most creative directors he has progressively become better (with a
few stumbles) with time. That's the way it works in film land.



Of course great directors use great
actors. Lynch, with Robert Blake, Isabella Rossellini,
Willem Dafoe, Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, and on and on.
One interesting young (at the time) actor is Kyle MacLachian.
He was the young lead guy in Blue Velvet, then became a
regular, FBI Special Agent Cooper in Twin Peaks, the TV series.
And he's alive and well today as Orson Hodge on Desperate
Housewives. I think I'm getting old when I watch these great actors grow up.
 

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  Hi Java. or whatever
your first name is,


 




   I
don’t feel any director can come a long way after the
Elephant Man.  It truly was that great a movie!  
Please understand, I don’t  think a movie has to be
weird or understandable to make it a great movie!


 




     I
don’t need, nor
want to figure a movie out. 
 My main interests are good writing, good directing and great
acting, to pull off the roll.  The critics loved the
movie that you state you loved, because it was so
realistic.   It was very good, but it wasn’t one
of my favorite movies, and that movie was
"Crash"!  


 


     
Java, 
 
I didn’t love
"Crash, nor did I enjoy "No Country for Old
Men".  That last movie ended so abruptly, and I saw no
redeeming quality, yet the critics loved loved them both.


 However, that’s
what makes horse racing. 


 


       
We all enjoy something
different, and I find no fault with that!   As they say
"Viva La Difference", just like politics!   I
also don’t argue politics, but I am willing to discuss it at
times, in a different venue!   Shelby


 



I stand by my thought that David
Lynch has come a long was since Elephant Man. In that area
of creative arts, a director is either new, or has come a long way,
or is stagnant. David Lynch is neither new nor stagnant. Like
most creative directors he has progressively become better (with a
few stumbles) with time. That's the way it works in film land.

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  Hi Java. or whatever
your first name is,


 




   I
don’t feel any director can come a long way after the
Elephant Man.  It truly was that great a movie!  
Please understand, I don’t  think a movie has to be
weird or understandable to make it a great movie!


 




     I
don’t need, nor
want to figure a movie out. 
 My main interests are good writing, good directing and great
acting, to pull off the roll.  The critics loved the
movie that you state you loved, because it was so
realistic.   It was very good, but it wasn’t one
of my favorite movies, and that movie was
"Crash"!  


 


     
Java, 
 
I didn’t love
"Crash, nor did I enjoy "No Country for Old
Men".  That last movie ended so abruptly, and I saw no
redeeming quality, yet the critics loved loved them both.


 However, that’s
what makes horse racing. 


 


       
We all enjoy something
different, and I find no fault with that!   As they say
"Viva La Difference", just like politics!   I
also don’t argue politics, but I am willing to discuss it at
times, in a different venue!   Shelby


 



I don't recall stating that I
"loved" Crash but I sure do think it's a great film.
 

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Yes Littlemite, David Lynch has
come a long way since "Elephant Man"

. He is a bit bizarre and that's
his beauty. Not only did he do the TV show, Twin Peaks, he did the
movie, "Twin Peaks, Fire Walk with Me". "Blue
Velvet" and "Lost Highway" were his creations also.
His most weird was "Eraserhead" and remains a classic.
"Wild at Heart" and "The Straight Story" were a
couple of his lesser knowns and he actually did "Dune".




  Hi Java. or whatever
your first name is,


 




   I
don’t feel any director can come a long way after the
Elephant Man.  It truly was that great a movie!  
Please understand, I don’t  think a movie has to be
weird or understandable to make it a great movie!


 




     I
don’t need, nor
want to figure a movie out. 
 My main interests are good writing, good directing and great
acting, to pull off the roll.  The critics loved the
movie that you state you loved, because it was so
realistic.   It was very good, but it wasn’t one
of my favorite movies, and that movie was
"Crash"!  


 


     
Java, 
 
I didn’t love
"Crash, nor did I enjoy "No Country for Old
Men".  That last movie ended so abruptly, and I saw no
redeeming quality, yet the critics loved loved them both.


 However, that’s
what makes horse racing. 


 


       
We all enjoy something
different, and I find no fault with that!   As they say
"Viva La Difference", just like politics!   I
also don’t argue politics, but I am willing to discuss it at
times, in a different venue!   Shelby


 

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  Hi Java,


 




   Thank you for
posting about DAVID LYNCH, because you are getting me to
research the movies which he directed.  I didn't
see MULHOLLAND DRIVE, but I just learned that he wrote that
movie too.   I will certainly make it my business to
rent this movie the next time I go to the video store!   




 




      
However, I did see THE ELEPHANT MAN with ANTHONY HOPKINS
& JOHN HURT, I loved that movie, for it was so well directed
and the acting was a mindblower.  I cried at the end, which I
do again, whenever I'm able to catch it on Cable. 
 I understand that David Lynch won Oscars for both these
movies!!  


 




    I wish I could
say that I was familiar with more of his movies, but I'm
not.  Here is aditional  information
about this great fillm director and have a VERY HAPPY LABOR
DAY!   Shelby


 






David Lynch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


 
 

David Keith Lynch (born January
20, 1946) is an American director, screenwriter, producer, painter,
composer, video and performance artist. ...



en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Lynch
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Yes Littlemite, David Lynch has
come a long way since "Elephant Man"

. He is a bit bizarre and that's
his beauty. Not only did he do the TV show, Twin Peaks, he did the
movie, "Twin Peaks, Fire Walk with Me". "Blue
Velvet" and "Lost Highway" were his creations also.
His most weird was "Eraserhead" and remains a classic.
"Wild at Heart" and "The Straight Story" were a
couple of his lesser knowns and he actually did "Dune".

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  David Lynch is great, a bit bizarre, Didn't he do Blue Velvet
and Lost Highway? Both well acted and quite unusual.And didn't he do
the TV show Twin Peaks?  Loved that show it was original and
quirky. MaryAnn


  Yes MaryAnn, right on all
three counts. He is a bit bizarre and that's his beauty. Not only
did he do the TV show, Twin Peaks, he did the movie, "Twin
Peaks, Fire Walk with Me". "Blue Velvet" and
"Lost Highway" were his creations also. His most weird was
"Eraserhead" and remains a classic.

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  David Lynch is great, a bit bizarre, Didn't he do Blue Velvet
and Lost Highway? Both well acted and quite unusual.And didn't he do
the TV show Twin Peaks?  Loved that show it was original and
quirky. MaryAnn


  Yes MaryAnn, right on all
three counts. He is a bit bizarre and that's his beauty. Not only
did he do the TV show, Twin Peaks, he did the movie, "Twin
Peaks, Fire Walk with Me". "Blue Velvet" and
"Lost Highway" were his creations also. His most weird was
"Eraserhead" and remains a classic.

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 David Lynch is one of a kind! He is probably the single most
director to whom I keep returning to see his stuff again...and again.
Yes the reason probably is because it takes several times to figure
out what just happened. And that is creative fun. Mulholland Dr. is a
perfect example. I've been through it about a half dozen times,
enjoying it more each time and have yet to comletely get to where he
was going. Anyone else enjoy him as much?


  David Lynch is great, a bit bizarre, Didn't he do Blue Velvet
and Lost Highway? Both well acted and quite unusual.And didn't he do
the TV show Twin Peaks?  Loved that show it was original and
quirky. MaryAnn

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 David Lynch is one of a kind! He is probably the single most
director to whom I keep returning to see his stuff again...and again.
Yes the reason probably is because it takes several times to figure
out what just happened. And that is creative fun. Mulholland Dr. is a
perfect example. I've been through it about a half dozen times,
enjoying it more each time and have yet to comletely get to where he
was going. Anyone else enjoy him as much?




  Hi Java,


 




   Thank you for
posting about DAVID LYNCH, because you are getting me to
research the movies which he directed.  I didn't
see MULHOLLAND DRIVE, but I just learned that he wrote that
movie too.   I will certainly make it my business to
rent this movie the next time I go to the video store!   




 




      
However, I did see THE ELEPHANT MAN with ANTHONY HOPKINS
& JOHN HURT, I loved that movie, for it was so well directed
and the acting was a mindblower.  I cried at the end, which I
do again, whenever I'm able to catch it on Cable. 
 I understand that David Lynch won Oscars for both these
movies!!  


 




    I wish I could
say that I was familiar with more of his movies, but I'm
not.  Here is aditional  information
about this great fillm director and have a VERY HAPPY LABOR
DAY!   Shelby


 






David Lynch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


 
 

David Keith Lynch (born January
20, 1946) is an American director, screenwriter, producer, painter,
composer, video and performance artist. ...



en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Lynch
- 137k


 

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 David Lynch is one of a kind! He is probably the single most
director to whom I keep returning to see his stuff again...and again.
Yes the reason probably is because it takes several times to figure
out what just happened. And that is creative fun. Mulholland Dr. is a
perfect example. I've been through it about a half dozen times,
enjoying it more each time and have yet to comletely get to where he
was going. Anyone else enjoy him as much?

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