Friday, November 15, 2002
I Don't Know Jack screening in LA
This weekend, Nov. 8 & 9, Friday and Saturday night at 12:15 a.m., the Laemmle Theater at Sunset will have a screening of the Jack Nance documentary, "I Don't Know Jack." Tickets are: General $9.00 • Students w/ID $7.00, Children under 12 and Seniors 62+ $6.00. Advance tickets are available by calling the theater at (323) 848 3500. The theater is located at 8000 Sunset Blvd in West Hollywood.
Monday, November 11, 2002
Blue Velvet makes BFI's list of top ten films of the last 25 years
In a poll organized by the British Film Institute's Sight & Sound magazine, Blue Velvet made a list of the greatest films of the past 25 years at number five. Films dating from January 1978 to this year were eligible. Here's the complete list:
1. "Apocalypse Now" (Francis Ford Coppola, 1979)
2. "Raging Bull" (Martin Scorsese, 1980).
3. "Fanny and Alexander" (Ingmar Bergman, 1982).
4. "GoodFellas" (Martin Scorsese, 1990).
5. "Blue Velvet" (David Lynch, 1986).
6. "Do the Right Thing" (Spike Lee, 1989).
7. "Blade Runner" (Ridley Scott, 1982).
8. "Chungking Express" (Wong Kar-Wai, 1994).
9. "Distant Voices, Still Lives" (Terence Davies, 1988).
10. (tie) "Once Upon a Time in America" (Sergio Leone, 1983).
10. (tie) "Yi yi (A One and a Two ... ) (Edward Yang, 1999).
Blue Bob interview clip
Canal Plus has a short interview and preview about Lynch and Neff's Blue Bob concert in Paris. You can view the video clip by going here.
Lynch film series in New York
The Jacob Burns Film Center in New York is running a series of Lynch films during the month of November. Martha Nochimson, director of the Film Studies Program at Mercy College and the author of "The Passion of David Lynch: Wild at Heart in Hollywood," will lead a discussion following each of these screenings. More details are available here. The schedule is as follows:
NOV. 5 • 7:15 p.m. THE ELEPHANT MAN
NOV. 12 • 7:00 BLUE VELVET
NOV. 19 • 7:00 WILD AT HEART
NOV. 26 • 7:00 (Also showing on Nov. 27, 29 & 30) ERASERHEAD
Wednesday, November 6, 2002
I Don't Know Jack and Eraserhead DVDs soon
The store at davidlynch.com now has DVDs available of the Jack Nance documentary "I Don't Know Jack." It's listed as shipping sometime between November 1 - November 15. Also, dugpa.com is reporting that the Eraserhead DVDs will be shipping in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is official until you see it listed on the store at davidlynch.com, but this does fit in with the December date listed at the site. Looks like there may be Eraserhead dvds in people's stockings this xmas!
Monday, November 4, 2002
Eraserhead DVD in December?
The store at davidlynch.com now shows December as the release date for the Eraserhead DVD. Keep in mind that many dates have been given and past with no release, so I'd take this with a grain of salt. Lynch wants to make sure the disc is to the highest standards possible, so it'll be done when it meets his high standards, no sooner.
Jack Nance documentary available on VHS
"I Don't Know Jack," the documentary about the life and death of Jack Nance, is now available on VHS exclusively from Scarecrow Video. No word on a DVD release at this time. You can order the VHS from Scarecrow here.
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