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David Lynch Could Tell You, But Telling Gets Old

After going to the largest Mulholland Drive fansite, it looks like one question is on everybody’s lips and fingertips: what actually happened? What did those images mean? Unlike The Godfather, where someone might jump straight into the absent father-son relationship driving … Continue reading

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Only in the movie

PART I “Complex narrative” is a good thing. It makes us think. And it is surreal, surprising, and satisfying. Mittell explains that complex narratives might mostly be defined by their superior unconventionality (30). Mulholland Drive puts the audience in constants … Continue reading

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Sunny days. Sweepin’ the clouds away.

-Can you tell me how to get, How to get to Mulholland Drive? Watching the film multiple times isn’t necessarily enlightening. Director David Lynch is known for his mind-warping stories and by now it just seems easier to fend off … Continue reading

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The Song that Lasts after the Singer is Gone

Mulholland Dr. is an enigma wrapped in a quandary sandwiched in a conundrum, and I am not even talking about the plot. Mulholland Dr. is perhaps the only film where I feel any personal opinions of it are wholly and … Continue reading

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Mapquest: Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr. is a crazy, roller-coaster ride of a movie. I enjoyed Mulholland Dr., but that is not to say I ever knew what was actually happening (I didn’t).  Nonetheless, I felt fully invested in the characters (real or not) and … Continue reading

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Mullholland Drive : Making Common Sense Out of a Not So Common Movie

After reading Alan Shaw’s detailed and well thought out analysis of Mulholland Dr., along with other credible theories on the Lost On Mulholland Dr. website, I have come to the conclusion and logical interpretation that coincides and is somewhat analogous … Continue reading

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Mulling over Mulholland Dr.

After spending hours mulling over the Lost on Mulholland Drive site, I found myself even more confused than before.  Quite frankly, the “Classical Interpretation” of the movie was one that I had not even remotely thought of before viewing the … Continue reading

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