Thursday, January 20, 2011

Happy birthday David Lynch

Surrealist director David Lynch turns 65 today. He has been called the jigsaw director for his use of repeated motif's in his films. He has been nominated for 3 Best Director Academy Awards for The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive.
Other notable films he's directed are the cult classic Eraserhead, Dune, Wild At Heart and The Straight Story, which also garnered an acting Oscar nomination for the late actor Richard Farnsworth. Lynch hasn't directed a film since 2006 Inland Empire.

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Started to really pay attention to film ( movies ) what was going on in front of the camera, but more interestingly, behind it as well at about as far back as age 10. Motion pictures ( when good ) are a fascinating medium. All the work and prep that goes into filmmaking. It's an amazing process !