With Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, Balthazar Getty, Robert Blake, Natasha Gregson, Gary Busey, Robert Loggia
Directed by David Lynch

Where does one begin? Do movies get any cooler than this? One of my favourite directors David Lynch took his strange (but irresistibly appealing) cinema craft to another level with this psychologically cosmic flip-out. The sanity of a saxophonist having some marriage trouble spins out of control in the most innovative and baffling of ways. When some videotapes of his house end up on his doorstep (shot both outside and inside!), coupled with the appearance of a strange man who seems to know a lot about him, he snaps, and is accused of murder. But, inside the prison cell, he disappears and is replaced by a young man. The puzzling journey of identity switching (or not) and psychogenic fugues carve open the possibilities of cinema by refusing to go the prescribed route.
Lost Highway is a brilliant film that is so cool, you don't need to know what the hell is going on! Together with the trademark ambient Lynch-hum enhancing the uneasy experience, he also selected a great soundtrack with Trent Reznor, tightly bound to the narrative (by artists like David Bowie, Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson, Rammstein, not to forget score composer Angelo Badalamenti), this is yet another Lynch classic of visual and audio genius.

6 / A
- PB

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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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