In 1981 George Lucas approached David Lynch to direct the final installment of the 'Star Wars' trilogy. For years fans of Lynch and Lucas have wondered what that surreal vision would look like. Now we finally know.... in David Lynch's 'Return of the Jedi.'
What would The Shining look like had it been directed by David Lynch? Would it be a dream or a nightmare? Blue Shining combines both worlds in a playful manner by integrating elements from Lynch's films into Kubrick's movie.
'Mulholland Drive' is the culmination of all things Lynchian; the themes, aesthetic style, characterization, and storytelling patterns he spent a career developing come to a perfect head in this one film.
The audition scene in 'Mulholland Drive' and the tricks Lynch employs — technical, narrative, and emotional — to manipulate our expectations and deliver something more powerful than we could have anticipated.
From Wild at Heart to Mulholland Drive, Lynch has often used dance as an emotional signifier, a way of manifesting characters’ internal states in exposition-free fashion and letting their bodies do the talking.