Lynch Night: The 60-Cycle Alternating Noir Narrative of Ronnie Rocket

David Lynch’s as-yet-to-be-produced Ronnie Rocket: The Absurd Mystery of the Strange Forces of Existence has been covered many times before, usually couched under the question “will David Lynch ever make it?” It has also likely been covered at length in forums, but I have not consulted those sources. Of course, this is the screenplay he …

Lynch Night: Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted

Industrial Symphony No. 1: the Dream of the Brokenhearted (ISN1) is the most idiosyncratic David Lynch creation from the Twin Peaks and Wild at Heart era. For the uninitiated, the 1989 recording of this live performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) features several Lynch regulars, including Laura Dern, Nicolas Cage, Julee Cruise, and …

Lynch Night: Somewhere Over The Rainbow – How Lynch made Wild At Heart his own

Lula Pace Fortune and Sailor Ripley's romance is the greatest love story ever told. For me at least.  I never had any desire to see Wild at Heart; in fact I was in my late 20's before I actually saw it for the first time, by chance, on late night television.  It was released and won the …

Lynch Night: Finding Out About Life on David Lynch’s Lost Highway

It's difficult, now that Twin Peaks: The Return exists, to not look at all of David Lynch's output as one cohesive stream of artistic development. The Return proved to be a shining jewel on the crown of David Lynch's career as a filmmaker, incorporating themes and imagery that he has explored since he began to …