[In the spirit of competition, we present a rare filmcritic.com double review on David Lynch's sure-to-be-controversial Mulholland Drive as well as a feature discussion about the film. For additional, alternate looks at films, check out our feature "Respectfully, Yours." -Ed.]
Say you're a couple of clever but potty-mouthed guys from Colorado. You make a crude and crudely animated cartoon for cable, and it becomes a huge hit. You parlay your cartoon into a successful feature film and collect an Oscar nomination on the merits of an anti-Canada song from that film. After taking such an improbable path to the Hollywood success, what can you possibly do for your big screen follow-up?