Reassessing Blue Velvet: a Criterion Collection Release

By Christopher Sharrett. I have had a difficult history with David Lynch’s breakthrough film Blue Velvet (1986), and for that matter, much of the director’s work. At first, I thought the film a good antidote to the “morning in America” claptrap that was a major feature of the Reagan era of reaction and retrenchment, with … Continue reading Reassessing Blue Velvet: a Criterion Collection Release