Tag Archives: David Lynch

A One Night Tribute to Barry Gifford in LA

American Cinematheque is throwing a One Night Tribute to Barry Gifford on September 3! The lineup features the LA premiere of ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO + WILD AT HEART + LOST HIGHWAY. It’s a triple feature for the ages … Continue reading

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3 things about David Lynch’s LOST HIGHWAY

Lost Highway [1997] 1. Slowly removing her eye makeup. 2. Plastic-covered sofa in the desert shack. 3. Brain matter strewn across the sand. 3 other things.

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ROY’S WORLD to Make Streaming Debut on Fandor and Other Video Platforms October 18

Here’s the official press release! I’m so excited! ### Cinedigm Acquires ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD’S CHICAGO, Acclaimed Chicago-produced Documentary featuring Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon and Lili Taylor Based on the work of Chicago-born author Barry Gifford, the film premieres October … Continue reading

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A Chicago encore at the Music Box!

For one night only, the film returns to the big screen at the Music Box Theatre! And after the show, Jim Laczkowski (Chicago Film Critics Association) will moderate a Q & A featuring yours truly alongside producer Michael Glover Smith. We’re planning to … Continue reading

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Sag Harbor, New York City, Portland!

Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago is playing in a whole bunch of theaters real soon! June 12, 2022: Sag Harbor Cinema, Sag Harbor, NY Yours truly in person June 19, 2022: Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens, NY Yours … Continue reading

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3 things about David Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE

Inland Empire [2006] 1. Blue bedroom, red bedroom. 2. “She’s still here.” 3. Blonde star wig. 3 other things.

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3 things about Tina Rathborne’s ZELLY AND ME

Zelly and Me [1988] 1. David Lynch says, “Holy smokes!” 2. Two burnmarks on her arm. 3. Lacking any other playthings, she creates Socky.

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3 things about David Lynch’s THE STRAIGHT STORY

The Straight Story [1999] 1. Grabber for $10. 2. Unexplained pack of dogs. 3. When he orders a beer, the bartender asks him, “What flavor?” 3 other things.

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Cheltenham International Film Festival Q & A

Many thanks to Philip Raby (creative director of FilmBath Festival) for moderating the Q & A and the whole staff of the Cheltenham International Film Festival for making this happen. (Just a reminder that UK viewers may still purchase a … Continue reading

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Must be something in the water

Folks in the UK have really been connecting to my film Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago! I was really blown away to read this new review, “A Beautiful City Symphony,” on The Film Stage, written by Logan Kenny, who saw … Continue reading

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