July 29, 2002

Mulholland Drive

Half-jokingly, at Hypertext 02 I suggested a Hypertext Conference film festival. The movies I had in mind were:

Today, I saw two more that we could add to the list:

All five are fine movies, all help explain hypertext aesthetics, and all are deeply interesting narratives.

Readers have sent in their own nominees. We could have quite a festival!

Hypertext fiction could learn something from these films, too.

Ebert makes a lovely, tangential point about Mulholland. "One of the scenes also contains the funniest example of pure logic in the history of sex scenes."