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David Lynch on watching films on a phone

David Lynch on watching films on a phone

(0:30) Cult film director says get real

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normaparry normaparry (2944 days ago)
I could never think that watching a movie on a phone would be enveloping, engrossing, or engaging. Too many interferences for me to get lost in what is considered the "fantasy of the moment" that theatre is suposed to provide, whether live or in a movie. Somehow a phone just doesn't do the performers and all the other people involved justice.
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I could never think that watching a movie on a phone would be enveloping, engrossing, or engaging. Too many interferences for me to get lost in what is considered the "fantasy of the moment" that theatre is suposed to provide, whether live or in a movie. Somehow a phone just doesn't do the performers and all the other people involved justice.
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Guest: nursey (2934 days ago)
i watch films on my phone, when am on the train, it passes the time, and why would anyone listen to a guy with hair like that....oh yeah he hasnt made a good film since the elephant man
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i watch films on my phone, when am on the train, it passes the time, and why would anyone listen to a guy with hair like that....oh yeah he hasnt made a good film since the elephant man
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Guest: (3203 days ago)
Watch the film on a big screen first, then if you're bored on a tube watch it on the phone. Bit like reading Brodie's Notes
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Watch the film on a big screen first, then if you're bored on a tube watch it on the phone. Bit like reading Brodie's Notes
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Guest: Kungfukenny (3259 days ago)
Some old moany git not keeping up with the times. Has he ever sat in a train full of people on the commute to work, piss bored trying to avoid eye contact with the fat sweaty city worker in front of you ..... Didn't think so
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Some old moany git not keeping up with the times. Has he ever sat in a train full of people on the commute to work, piss bored trying to avoid eye contact with the fat sweaty city worker in front of you ..... Didn't think so
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Guest: blaa (3255 days ago)
I totally agree with mr.Lynch.
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I totally agree with mr.Lynch.
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Guest: (3203 days ago)
Who the hell would want to watch Inland Empire on a big screen, a little screen or any screen at all for that matter? No, Mr Lynch, it is for YOU to get real!!!!!!!
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Who the hell would want to watch Inland Empire on a big screen, a little screen or any screen at all for that matter? No, Mr Lynch, it is for YOU to get real!!!!!!!
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Guest: psynno (2919 days ago)
Latest comment: He's the only filmmaker who is making emotional, involving films. there are too many shallow, wasteful technological distractions in modern life, and what is wrong with asking people to concentrate and look and listen attentively in a cinema. INLAND EMPIRE made me question reality itself. Not many films can do this. God forbid we might become bored for a few minutes.
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Latest comment: He's the only filmmaker who is making emotional, involving films. there are too many shallow, wasteful technological distractions in modern life, and what is wrong with asking people to concentrate and look and listen attentively in a cinema. INLAND EMPIRE made me question reality itself. Not many films can do this. God forbid we might become bored for a few minutes.
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Guest: Kungfukenny (2950 days ago)
Watching a movie on your phone is like watching porn? What if I'm watching a porn movie on my phone? Whats that like? hmmmmm
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Watching a movie on your phone is like watching porn? What if I'm watching a porn movie on my phone? Whats that like? hmmmmm
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Guest: DaveT (3258 days ago)
Silly old buffoon
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Silly old buffoon
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Guest: shachar2 (2943 days ago)
full features files aren't legally available for phones anyway (non u.s residence) small podcasts/videos that are designed for it are fine
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full features files aren't legally available for phones anyway (non u.s residence) small podcasts/videos that are designed for it are fine
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Guest: anonymous (3242 days ago)
watching a movie on a phone is like eating junk food. it's still food, but it's crap.
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watching a movie on a phone is like eating junk food. it's still food, but it's crap.
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Guest: jim bob (3258 days ago)
What a stupid old git. What's that smell of piss?
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What a stupid old git. What's that smell of piss?
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Guest: (3151 days ago)
David Lynch is King!!!
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David Lynch is King!!!
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Guest: Oeba (3124 days ago)
@Kungfukenny: You can always read a book. Listen to music. Sleep a little bit longer. Look at oher people just for fun. Play a game on your phone. But watching a movie on your phone is like watching porn instead having sex yourself: it's somewhat related, but still not the real deal. David Lynch has lost his way the last few years, but the point he makes is a valid one.
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@Kungfukenny: You can always read a book. Listen to music. Sleep a little bit longer. Look at oher people just for fun. Play a game on your phone. But watching a movie on your phone is like watching porn instead having sex yourself: it's somewhat related, but still not the real deal. David Lynch has lost his way the last few years, but the point he makes is a valid one.
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Guest: Guest001 (3258 days ago)
Good on him - you can't become totally immersed in a film whilst watching it on a stupidly small screen.
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Good on him - you can't become totally immersed in a film whilst watching it on a stupidly small screen.
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