A pioneer of stop-motion, he often used it to shock or disgust, as he did in Panicky Picnic (1909), wherein a wheel of cheese is cut open to reveal an interior filled with wriggling worms. Kelly Robinson is Bram Stoker Award-nominated writer and researcher with an interest in silent film, horror, and weird history. Golan's goal was to release high-quality motion pictures to the American and worldwide film audiences, but 21st Century, releasing low-budget films like Bullseye!, art-house films like, The idea of deformity is also found in several, , as well as death from head wounds, found, frontman Ely Buendia formed The Mongols with Teeth’s Guitarist Jerome Velasco which. Overall Abilities: Eraser Head has demonstrated incredible combat prowess and ingenuity that makes him one of the most formidable teachers and Pro Heroes at U.A. Lynch’s film is presumed to have some meaning, but the director has said repeatedly that no one has ever interpreted it correctly, and he’s keeping mum about what it (or any other film) really means. July 10, 2020 And that’s because Eraserhead, like the best silent comedies (or the best surrealist works), speaks to universal truths. Anything can happen (and it probably will). It’s about universal human struggles. Henry is part of a big, crazy world that he doesn’t understand, and he doesn’t do things so much as things happen to him. Like Keaton stepping into the movie screen in Sherlock, Jr., it’s a breathtaking moment that shatters the reality we’ve come to accept, and in this case, it was a bizarre reality, to begin with. All Rights Reserved. Splet’s trip to Findhorn could be the eponymous “adventure” Lynch is referring to in the title. small role as the Harkonnen Captain Iakin Nefud. But, that’s not the only reason it’s so recognizable. For me, it was the opposite. 1977 Directed by David Lynch. Add in a little witchcraft and you have the recipe for something truly magickal. Eraserhead, it seems to me, is largely about fear and the effect that emotion has on the mind. Her contributions to magazines like Rue Morgue and Scary Monsters have garnered several Rondo Hatton Award nominations for excellence in classic horror research. The tiny theater inside Henry’s radiator is not far removed from the miniature performances that take place in de Chomón’s Metamorphoses, but Henry is not controlling the show. It resonated with me in a way that it didn’t with my companions, who dismissed it as nonsense. and Un chien andalou (as mentioned in "Debaser") as influences. ByNWR Is Here!” An Interview With Jimmy McDonough — Biographer of Andy Milligan and Co-Conspirator of Nicolas Winding Refn, Stories from the Trenches: Adventures in Making High Octane Hollywood Movies with Cannon Veteran Sam Firstenberg, The Brood, by Stephen R. Bissette (Midnight Movie Monographs: Electric Dreamhouse, 2020), Mary: The Graphic Adventures of Brea Grant, The Dripping, Psychedelic Horror of Noel Freibert’s Graphic Novel ‘Old Ground’, ‘Batman: Damned’ Review: Hell Comes For Bruce Wayne, Review: Jane is a Worthy Modern Day Retelling of Charlotte Brontë’s Classic Tale. American Madness; Or, How A Country Lost Its Mind, Belle, Book, and Candle: A Bewitching Burlesque Show in a Haunted LA Venue, In the House of Wounds Fabulous Beasts Sing Their Sadness Deep…, “The Ghastly One Is Coming! It’s easy to imagine the dialogue being presented silent film-style, on intertitle cards, without it changing very much about the film at all. Diabolique Magazine No. Both films deal with voyeurism, first depicted in each film when a violent act is seen through the window.