Saturday, February 24, 2018

Happy Twin Peaks Day!

February 24th has long been celebrated by Twin Peaks fans globally as a special day, since it is the first day of the Laura Palmer investigation that begins the TV series. The towns of Snoqualmie and North Bend, where much of the original pilot, film, and revival of the series was shot, voted to upgrade today to an official day of celebration, "Twin Peaks Day!" Celebrate the first moment Agent Cooper and the rest of us first entered the town of Twin Peaks in the clip below.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Maisie Williams and Her Mom Know How Game of Thrones Will End

Everyone's favorite teenage revenge-seeking orphan turned faceless assassin, Arya Stark, has some seriously long and interesting scenes to shoot for the final season of Game of Thrones (2011-2019). Arya's real-life counterpart, the adorable Maisie Williams, reveals on Jimmy Kimmel that not only has she read all the scripts for Season 8, but so has her mom.

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Onion's Movie Review Goes Lynchian in the Best Way

The Onion's hilarious Peter K. Rosenthal movie reviews are among my favorite parody series on the internet. In this instance, a rather standard review of Fifty Shades Freed (2018) slowly transforms into a brilliant Lynchian nightmare poking good-spirited fun at the repetitive and cyclical nature of making online movie review videos in general.

Friday, February 9, 2018

The Weirdo Marketing of the Movie DUNE (1984)

An excellent analysis of one of the most bizarre film-marketing campaigns of all time. Potentially, the MOST bizarre. Dino De Laurentis and MCA/Universal handed the keys to this blockbuster to the artistic powerhouse director David Lynch and he adapted Frank Herbert's best-selling novel into the gorgeous and original DUNE (1984). Watch Den of Geek's Chris Cummins explore the strange marketing disaster with fresh eyes in the video clip below.