Eraserhead vs. Blue Velvet (w/ Michael Nordine)
The Canon #105 June 5, 2017
Michael Nordine of IndieWire joins Amy this week to honor the Twin Peaks revival with a special David Lynch head-to-head! They pit the enigmatic director’s 1977 horror film “Eraserhead” against the 1986 neo-noir “Blue Velvet,” touching on the foreshadowing of body horror trends, male postpartum depression, Jack Nance’s captivating face, why Kyle MacLachlan screams leading man, and Isabella Rossellini’s portrayal of the ultimate femme fatale. Which Lynch film will take the honor of being inducted into The Canon? Cast your vote on the Earwolf forums now!
This episode is brought to you by The Harold Ramis Film School.