Twin Peaks: The Return

25 years or so ago David Lynch and Mark Frost left television and film audiences baffled as their journey to the dark heart of Americana, Twin Peaks (and spin-off movie Fire Walk With Me), came to an end with one explanation unraveling a whole host of further questions. Now here we are in September 2017... Continue Reading →

The Elephant Man

As I write this I seem to have begun a little David Lynch season for myself so there will no doubt be a few direct comparisons here to Lynch's first film, Eraserhead, as I take a look at his second, a film that on paper couldn't be much more different, the real life story of... Continue Reading →

Eraserhead

Where does one start with David Lynch's debut feature film, Eraserhead? So much has been written and said about it since 1976 this may well be redundant and as I write I'm still in something of a state of shock following such a mesmerisingly intense experience. The story follows a young man named Henry (Lynch... Continue Reading →

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

"Through the darkness of future past The magican longs to see One chance out between two worlds: Fire walk with me" Before even embarking on Twin Peaks I had been warned that, despite it being a prequel (of sorts), Fire Walk With Me was best left until the end, and, before I go any further... Continue Reading →

Twin Peaks

In the 25 years since its first broadcast Twin Peaks has become a genuinely cult television series with aficionados debating seemingly every second of the show to explore its hidden (or not so hidden) meanings and in that it has become hugely influential on a lot of TV (and general pop culture) that was to... Continue Reading →

Dune (1984)

This introduction will probably make it clear just how much of a mess the 1984 film of Frank Herbert’s 1965 sci-fi novel Dune is, so here goes: for this review I am referring to the two and a quarter hour cut of the movie, which credits David Lynch as director, rather than the TV cut... Continue Reading →

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