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Blue Velvet (Special Edition) (1986)

3 Ratings: 3.0
Art House & International, Cult Movies, and Mystery & Suspense movie directed by David Lynch

David Lynch peeks behind the picket fences of small-town America to reveal a corrupt shadow world of malevolence, sadism, and madness. From the opening shots Lynch turns the Technicolor picture postcard images of middle class homes and tree-lined lanes … see full wiki

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Director: David Lynch
3 reviews about Blue Velvet (Special Edition) (1986)
review by . November 19, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Blue Velvet    This is a beautiful movie, set up like a stone in a setting by director David Lynch's trademark eccentric lighting. The photography and the sets are gorgeous; the mix of symbols and refernces and visual styles was daring in its time and the whole experience of seeing it is as much the unrolling of a scroll as it is of watching a movie.    The story looks like a William S. Burroughs adaptation of a Hardy Boys mystery. A coupla teenagers stumble …
review by . May 20, 2006
David Lynch is the definition of a "Love Him or Hate Him" director. There are those who adore his mystery-laden, intellectually-challenging films, and those who can't stand them. Lynch has had a few films in his career, however, which have been hits with critics and audiences alike. The biggest of those was 1986's BLUE VELVET.    BLUE VELVET stars Lynch favorite Kyle MacLachlan as Jeffrey Beaumont, an extremely polite and kind young man who returns home from college when his …
review by . January 11, 2006
David Lynch's "Blue Velvet" is a symbolically rich, masterfully crafted, icy and compelling. Beneath the normal, kin- and friendship-oriented world of small town America, Lynch delivers a haunting and terrible (but inexplicably fascinating) world of evil and corruption. The complex relationship between these two realms is unified by a rather simple mystery-detective plot, but, like the opening montage, this ultimately gives way to a premise of greater depth and complexity. Without summarizing plot, …
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