TGB Breakdown Ep 7: Lynch's Mulholland Dr. (Guest: Film Crit Hulk)

August 24, 2012

TGB Breakdown Ep 7: Lynch's Mulholland Dr.

On this episode of The Golden Briefcase Breakdown, Tim & Jeremy are joined by Film Crit HULK (@filmcritHULK) from Badass Digest for a spoiler-filled discussion about David Lynch's 2001 film Mulholland Dr., starring Naomi Watts, Justin Theroux, Laura Harring and Robert Forster. The main purpose of Breakdown episodes is to to ponder, discuss and challenge the films that we feel often need more than just a simple review. We breakdown the film to discuss plots and theories in order to better understand the director's vision and hopefully challenge our listeners at home to re-evaluate the way they watch cinema.

Extra episodes of TGB Breakdown will be arriving about every month, and will appear here in addition to all of our regular weekly Golden Briefcase episodes. Beware - every episode of TGB Breakdown will contain SPOILERS for the film in discussion (this one on David Lynch's Mulholland Dr.). You've been WARNED!

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The Movie:

Mulholland Dr. (2001) - Directed by David Lynch

Our Guest:

Film Crit Hulk: @filmcritHULK

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Tim Buel: @timbuel
Jeremy Kirk: @JeremyKKirk

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Awesome. Listened live. Domo. ^-^

DAVIDPD on Aug 24, 2012


You guys really should have had someone on with you who did not like the movie as well. Just to give some contrast of opinion. As it stands now, that whole episode sounded like one big Mulholland Drive circle-jerk.

Talos Adrian on Aug 24, 2012


We don't necessarily do these Breakdown eps to argue about the films in question....simply to discuss them. Just something to keep in mind 😉

timbuel on Aug 24, 2012


Not to mention who the eff dosen't like Mulholland Drive

Hazedmind on Aug 24, 2012


I hated it.

rennmaxbeta on Aug 25, 2012


THIS is my favorite episode of The Golden Briefcase EVER! Thank you, guys!

Davide Coppola on Aug 25, 2012


Double bill this film with Lost Highway. They're twins.

Chris on Aug 25, 2012


it's just a synopsis of the movie for people who go to movies and don't notice things like the POV shot of someone falling asleep in the first scene. now one could say it's the best synopsis ever, but it's still just a synopsis. Do INLAND EMPIRE next month!!!

Kevin Miller on Aug 30, 2012


For some reason, bad word of mouth perhaps, I just avoided Mulholland Dr. Perhaps if I had seen it back in 2001 I wouldn't have been able to get my head around it, now however with the benefit of a dozen years of critical thinking on it I can approach it and thanks to your outstanding program discover a new favorite film...thanks

John Johnson on Sep 12, 2012

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