David Lynch's Inland Empire is a declaration of war on commercial American filmmaking. Working almost entirely outside the studio system that had long frustrated him, Lynch wrote, directed, and edited this three-hour digital video epic and distributed it himself during its initial theatrical run last year. It acts like a summative meditation on Lynch's filmmaking career so far, which may or may not be of interest to viewers who have spent time in Lynchland before.
Read the rest of Addison Engelking's review of Lynch's latest. And you can see it tonight at Indie Memphis.