” David Lynch: Things Changed a lot “
Writer and director David Lynch confirmed in a recent interview with The Sydney Morning Herald that he is done making movies. His Twin Peaks series just got a revival and will return to the small screen May 21 on Showtime, but the director seems that he is already made his mind and has done with filmmaking for good.
David Lynch last movie is Inland Empire in 2006, and when he was asked if he made his last movie “That’s a yes?” he was asked, “Yes it is,” he said.
Lynch does not seems to like filmmaking industry anymore, he said:
“Things changed a lot,”
“So many films were not doing well at the box office even though they might have been great films, and the things that were doing well at the box office weren’t the things that I would want to do.”
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David Lynch was nominated before for an Academy Award for Best Director in 1981: The Elephant Man, 1987: Blue Velvet, 2002: Mulholland Dr. he also got a single nomination for Best Screenplay for writing The Elephant Man.
Recently Mulholland Dr. was picked by 177 film critics from around the world as the best that cinema has had to offer since 2000. Here is the first 20 films to make the list:
- Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001).
- In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai, 2000).
- There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007).
- Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001).
- Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014).
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004).
- The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011).
- Yi Yi: A One and a Two (Edward Yang, 2000).
- A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, 2011).
- Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2013).
- No Country For Old Men (Joel and Ethan Coen, 2007).
- Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006).
- Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007).
- The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012).
- 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007).
- Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012).
- Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro, 2006).
- The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, 2009).
- Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015).
- Synecdoche, New York (Charlie Kaufman, 2008).