Tag: davidlynch

L'Etrange Festival 2017 full line-up is here, delivers its share of unexpected

A few days after teasing the very first titles, the full line-up for this year's Etrange Festival, which will take place in Paris from from the 6th to the 17th of september is here, and the least that can be...

10+ Years Later: Is David Lynch's DUNE Really So Awful?

The whole concept behind 10+ Years Later is to revisit films about which time has potentially changed your opinion. When perusing David Lynch's filmography, I found myself routinely thinking, “Of course Dune is terrible,” and ignoring it to the extent...

Criterion in October 2017: TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME, THE LURE, PERSONAL SHOPPER and More

Scare season arrives in October and this year fans of the Criterion Collection have ample reason to celebrate in style. A prequel that is anything but pro forma, David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me is essential as a...

Review: TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN, First 4 Episodes Dazzle, Confound, Delight

Gorgeous to behold and wonderfully idiosyncratic, Twin Peaks: The Return is nothing like I expected and everything I wanted. The first four episodes were unveiled last night on the Showtime premium network in the U.S. As I recently explained, I...

Critical Distance: TWIN PEAKS, Please Don't Stop Your Sobbing

Minor chords always kill me. On Sunday evening, April 8, 1990, I sat down to watch a highly-anticipated show, alone in my tiny room in Brooklyn. I watched my tiny television until 9:15 p.m. or so, Eastern Standard Time. And...

SXSW 2017 Review: DAVID LYNCH - THE ART LIFE Sheds Light on Darkness

David Lynch is one of the great mysteries in the filmmaking world. His films are meticulously constructed enigmas, which require the same type of open minded approach to understanding as it likely takes Lynch himself to paint with images. His...

TWIN PEAKS Gets Twin Releases From Mondo and Death Waltz

Twin Peaks came along at a time in my life when I was ripe to appreciate its endless mirroring of images, emotions and ideas. Good and evil, light and dark, comedy and tragedy all on display, sometimes simultaneously, challenging reductive...

Donut Adjust Your Sets! Showtime's New TWIN PEAKS Teaser is Genius

David Lynch and Showtime are currently cooking up some brand new episodes of cult favourite TV show Twin Peaks, and this newly released teaser gives us a little taste of what's in store. Specifically that Lynch will also be reprising...

TWIN PEAKS Soundtrack LP Reissue Out This Week

After waiting what seems like an eternity, Death Waltz Recording Company has finally confirmed the release date for one of the most anticipated soundtrack re­issues of late, Twin Peaks. Created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, the show launched in...

Head Back To TWIN PEAKS With First Teaser

Y'know, there's something about Michael Horse being the voice of the first teaser for the new Twin Peaks that just makes me very, very happy. Almost as happy as the fact that - holy crap! - there's a new Twin...

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Veers Onto The Formidable MULHOLLAND DRIVE

The beauty of a David Lynch film, particularly in works such as Mulholland Drive and Lost Highway, is that they allow for individual interpretations. Living probable parallel lives, many Lynch characters cry, connive, manipulate, murder, and cheat through their stories....

Criterion Gets Scary For October: MULHOLLAND DR., THE BROOD, KWAIDAN And More

It's time to start planning your budget for October, which will deliver more theatrically-released horror titles than we've seen in awhile, along with the usual avalanche of frightening home video releases. Quickly rising to the top of many lists, however...

TWIN PEAKS Series Order Doubled! Badalamenti Returns!

Remember all the hand wringing not so long ago when David Lynch announced he was stepping away from the revised Twin Peaks? Yeah, not so much any more. Not only is Lynch back on board, but original stars Sheryl Lee...

TWIN PEAKS: More Cherry Pie & Coffee In Store for Agent Cooper

My log tells me that Kyle MacLachlan is coming back to Twin Peaks. Or rather, The Hollywood Reporter.Earlier today, Agent Cooper appeared in full character --- at Showtime's panel at the Television Critics Association press tour. MacLachlan joined Showtime president David Nevins...

Meeting The Criterion: Creeping Up On Halloween With JUDEX, SCANNERS, ERASERHEAD, And More

Going through this year's releases to see if Criterion had something to offer for my Halloween viewing, I uncovered an embarrassment of riches. These awesome Blu-ray/DVD combos have not yet been covered here in the hallowed halls of Twitch and I'm...

It's Official: TWIN PEAKS Returns In 2016

It's happening again ...It was just days ago that speculation over a return of cult classic television series Twin Peaks ran rampant after co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost simultaneously tweeted a (not so) cryptic message quoting a line from...

That Gum You Like Is Going To Come Back In Style: A Return For TWIN PEAKS?

On June 10th 1991, Special Agent Dale Cooper entered the Black Lodge while his evil doppelganger exited. And we know from events in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me that Cooper would stay there for the next 25 years. And...

Fan Expo 2014: Sheryl Lee And The Grady Twins Talk TWIN PEAKS, THE SHINING, And Being Dead Girls

The brief scenes in which Danny Torrence encounters The Grady Sisters haunting the halls of the Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, are not only considered some of the scariest moments in that film, but some of the most...

The Kids Talk Film: DUNE

Jodorowsky's Dune, in all its crazy ambition, may never have come into existence, but in the early 1980s, David Lynch, after turning down the job of directing the second Star Wars sequel, then titled Revenge of the Jedi, got the go ahead to make...

Fifteen Unfilmable Novels And The Directors Who Should Try Anyway

Ah, the 'unfilmable' novel. Go back ten or fifteen years and it seems everyone had some sort of list of great novels that could never be brought to the screen. The limitations at the time were largely technical and in...