Movies that haunt me

LOST HIGHWAY by David Lynch is a mesmerizing meditation on the mysterious nature of identity. Starring Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Loggia and Robert Blake, the film expands the horizons of the medium, taking its audience on a journey through the unknown and the unknowable. Radical, even for a Lynch film, Lost Highway is not only about the human psyche, it actually seems to take place inside it.

LOST HIGHWAY by David Lynch is a mesmerizing meditation on the mysterious nature of identity. Starring Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Loggia and Robert Blake, the film expands the horizons of the medium, taking its audience on a journey through the unknown and the unknowable. Radical, even for a Lynch film, Lost Highway is not only about the human psyche, it actually seems to take place inside it.

MULLHOLLAND DRIVE - is a complex tale of suspense, set in the unreal universe of Los Angeles. Along Mulholland Drive nothing is what it seems. In the film, Writer/Director David Lynch explores the city's schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. He skillfully constructs a mesmerizing puzzle, propelling us through a mysterious labyrinth of sensual experiences until we arrive at the intersection where dreams and nightmares…

MULLHOLLAND DRIVE - is a complex tale of suspense, set in the unreal universe of Los Angeles. Along Mulholland Drive nothing is what it seems. In the film, Writer/Director David Lynch explores the city's schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. He skillfully constructs a mesmerizing puzzle, propelling us through a mysterious labyrinth of sensual experiences until we arrive at the intersection where dreams and nightmares…

THRONE OF BLOOD  ,Kurosawa fuses one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies with the formal elements of Japanese Noh theater to make a Macbeth that is all his own—a classic tale of ambition and duplicity set against a ghostly landscape of fog and inescapable doom. The pacing of the film is full of dynamic contrasts, going from heart-pounding action to patient silence.

THRONE OF BLOOD ,Kurosawa fuses one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies with the formal elements of Japanese Noh theater to make a Macbeth that is all his own—a classic tale of ambition and duplicity set against a ghostly landscape of fog and inescapable doom. The pacing of the film is full of dynamic contrasts, going from heart-pounding action to patient silence.

SEVENTH SEAL- Ingmar Bergman's medieval morality play about man in search of the meaning of life is set in 14th-century Sweden. But it's a magically powerful film–the story seems to be playing itself out in a medieval present. A knight tormented and doubting, returns from 10 wasted years in the Crusades, and Death  comes to claim him. Hoping to gain some revelation or obtain some knowledge before he dies, the knight challenges Death to a game of chess.

SEVENTH SEAL- Ingmar Bergman's medieval morality play about man in search of the meaning of life is set in 14th-century Sweden. But it's a magically powerful film–the story seems to be playing itself out in a medieval present. A knight tormented and doubting, returns from 10 wasted years in the Crusades, and Death comes to claim him. Hoping to gain some revelation or obtain some knowledge before he dies, the knight challenges Death to a game of chess.

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN is an epic exploration of religious experience and global socio-political trends. A scathing indictment of the abuse of power by both first and third-world nations, while simultaneously a wonderfully clever fantasy that exposes art and religion as hilarious tools of mass-mind-control. It is a truly sweeping masterpiece full of amazing imagery and even more impressive thought. And it also has one of the best endings you are likely to see -ever.~review by Benwar

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN is an epic exploration of religious experience and global socio-political trends. A scathing indictment of the abuse of power by both first and third-world nations, while simultaneously a wonderfully clever fantasy that exposes art and religion as hilarious tools of mass-mind-control. It is a truly sweeping masterpiece full of amazing imagery and even more impressive thought. And it also has one of the best endings you are likely to see -ever.~review by Benwar

KOYAANISQATSI is an apocalyptic vision of two different worlds - urban life, and technology versus the environment.  Koyaanisqatsi is a sort of documentary.  There are no actors, there is no plot and there is no script.  All of the images are of real life.  The subject of the images vary greatly.  They are presented in such a way to show the contrast between human's and nature.  The images provoke a thousand thoughts. Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning 'life out of balance'

KOYAANISQATSI is an apocalyptic vision of two different worlds - urban life, and technology versus the environment. Koyaanisqatsi is a sort of documentary. There are no actors, there is no plot and there is no script. All of the images are of real life. The subject of the images vary greatly. They are presented in such a way to show the contrast between human's and nature. The images provoke a thousand thoughts. Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning 'life out of balance'

VIDEODROME Its philosophy questions if media images have the power to influence our unconscious on their own, or if some kind of change occurs only when the viewer allows it. Amid themes of overstimulation & transmigration through technology, Cronenberg employs an arsenal of grotesque makeup effects that align with the hallucinatory narrative, and constructs an unforgettable experience where pain and desire are interchangeable, obscuring the lines between horror and eroticism to disturbing…

VIDEODROME Its philosophy questions if media images have the power to influence our unconscious on their own, or if some kind of change occurs only when the viewer allows it. Amid themes of overstimulation & transmigration through technology, Cronenberg employs an arsenal of grotesque makeup effects that align with the hallucinatory narrative, and constructs an unforgettable experience where pain and desire are interchangeable, obscuring the lines between horror and eroticism to disturbing…

PI -Filmed in sparse monotone, this low budget wonder is a stylish character based thriller that follows a mathematician who uses a computer he has built himself in an attempt to predict the behaviour of the Stock Market. When the predictions come true our protagonist, Maximillian, is pursued by a Wall Street company and a religious Scholar who believes the numbers have come from God, all the while suffering from severe headaches that lead to several delusions.

PI -Filmed in sparse monotone, this low budget wonder is a stylish character based thriller that follows a mathematician who uses a computer he has built himself in an attempt to predict the behaviour of the Stock Market. When the predictions come true our protagonist, Maximillian, is pursued by a Wall Street company and a religious Scholar who believes the numbers have come from God, all the while suffering from severe headaches that lead to several delusions.

BLUE VELVET is an original look at sex, violence, crime and power under the peaceful exterior of small-town Americana in the mid-80s. A controversial film often criticized for its depiction of aberrant sexual behavior, the surrealistic, psychosexual film was a throwback to art films, 50s B-movies and teenage romances, film noir, and the mystery-suspense genre~ review by filmsite.org

BLUE VELVET is an original look at sex, violence, crime and power under the peaceful exterior of small-town Americana in the mid-80s. A controversial film often criticized for its depiction of aberrant sexual behavior, the surrealistic, psychosexual film was a throwback to art films, 50s B-movies and teenage romances, film noir, and the mystery-suspense genre~ review by filmsite.org

THE PASSION of JOAN OF ARC is a silent film produced in France in 1928. It is based on the record of the trial of Joan of Arc. It is widely regarded as a landmark of cinema,especially for its production, its direction and Falconetti's performance, which has been described as being among the finest in cinema history.  The film summarizes the time that Joan of Arc was a captive of the English. It depicts her trial, imprisonment, torture, and execution.

THE PASSION of JOAN OF ARC is a silent film produced in France in 1928. It is based on the record of the trial of Joan of Arc. It is widely regarded as a landmark of cinema,especially for its production, its direction and Falconetti's performance, which has been described as being among the finest in cinema history. The film summarizes the time that Joan of Arc was a captive of the English. It depicts her trial, imprisonment, torture, and execution.

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