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Eraserhead Reviews

October 14, 2014
What makes Eraserhead great -- and still, perhaps the best of all Lynch's films? Intensity. Nightmare clarity. And perhaps also it's the single-mindedness of its vision.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 14, 2014
A murkily pretentious shocker.
September 25, 2007
The mind boggles to learn that Lynch labored on this pic for five years.
September 25, 2007
Some of it is disturbing, some of it is embarrassingly flat, but all of it shows a degree of technical accomplishment far beyond anything else on the midnight-show circuit.
January 17, 2007
Lynch, as he does with all his films, refuses to explain anything, although he does say that he has yet to read an interpretation that matches his.
January 17, 2007
What a masterpiece of texture, a feat of artisanal attention, an ingenious assemblage of damp, dust, rock, wood, hair, flesh, metal, ooze.
January 26, 2006
Lynch's remarkable first feature is a true original.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 14, 2003
It represented a monumental shift in how movies are seen and digested -- one that raised the level of aptitude and film literacy throughout the world.