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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Pretty Woman

Passed along on the Interwebs via Wiley Wiggins. I consider this to be a Lynchian companion piece to Sausage Party.

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This is his masterpiece:

His story is creepier than I thought. Of course he's a former local television kiddie show and late-night host. And registered sex offender.

In his performance, I detect hints of Fritz Lang's Rotwang ("Metropolis" (1927)), Herzog actor Clemens Scheitz ("Heart of Glass," "Stroszek," "Nosferatu the Vampyre" -- he would make a good Renfield), the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) from "Phantasm," Julian Beck in "Poltergeist II" -- and William Hickey in just about anything from "Wise Blood" on.

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