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“The extraordinary, savagely uncompromised INLAND EMPIRE is David Lynch's first feature in five years, his first shot in video and one of the few films of 2006 that deserves to be called art. Dark as pitch, as noir, as hate, by turns beautiful and ugly, funny and horrifying, the film is also as cracked as Mad magazine, though generally more difficult to parse. Like Mulholland Drive, which this film resembles like an evil twin, INLAND EMPIRE involves an attractive blond actress who tumbles down rabbit holes inside rabbit holes inside rabbit holes. INLAND EMPIRE isn’t a film to love. It is a work to admire, to puzzle through, to wrestle with.” — Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
“My favorite film of the [New York Film Festival] and the year... Lynch's most challenging work since Eraserhead is a viscerally unrivaled love letter to the transformative powers of cinema that can't be controlled nor comprehended.” (Premiere)
Put on the watch. Light the cigarette, fold back the silk, and use the cigarette to burn a hole in the silk. Then put your eye up to the hole and look through, all the way through, until you find yourself falling through the hole and into the shifting patterns you see on the other side. That's a ...