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The Next Hot Music Scene Can Be Found at Twin Peaks’ Bang Bang Bar

One of the most heartening and compelling aspects of David Lynch's approach to this new season of Twin Peaks is his widened musical palette.

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Will David Lynch Ever Make Ronnie Rocket?

With the Twin Peaks revival underway, perhaps the surrealist filmmaker will revisit his famously un-produced project.

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‘David Lynch: The Art Life’ Pulls the Garmonbozia Directly Out of the Auteur Himself

This insightful documentary brings advanced closure to lingering questions we may have when Twin Peaks: The Return ends its triumphant televisual revival in September.

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‘Twin Peaks’ and Its Twisted Reflection

The return of Twin Peaks fundamentally reshapes the theme of the entire text, refashioning it into a meditation upon reflection, and the inability to know oneself.

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A Lost Highway Revisited: ‘Twin Peaks’ and the Loss of Innocence

While the new Twin Peaks might not be able to reclaim its former innocence, Dale Cooper somehow hangs on to his.

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‘Twin Peaks’: Flame Wars, Walk With Me

On 22 May, Twin Peaks returns; unfortunately, so does everything else that surrounds any significant pop culture text. This is how it will go.

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In Film as in War, There’s What Remains in Its Wake: ‘Apocalypse Child’

Apocalypse Child is a wonderful slice-of-life drama that thrives in the space between truth and fiction.

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Two Very Different Responses to ‘Easy Rider’: ‘Gas-s-s-s’ and ‘Little Fauss and Big Halsy’

American drifters aim for the vanishing point in these films.

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Mourning in America: Remembering ‘Twin Peaks’

Frustrating expectations was part of Twin Peaks modus operandi.

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Moving Beyond the Dream Theory: A New Approach to ‘Mulholland Drive’

With doubles, strange coincidences and nightmarish elements, David Lynch shows us the reality of Hollywood living.

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Compelling Sociopaths and ‘The American Friend’

Dennis Hopper brings out the sociopathic characteristics of Tom Ripley in Wim Wenders' The American Friend.

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There Are No Accidents on ‘Mulholland Drive’

David Lynch's film unfolds in a series of desires, warnings, and deals that are often made under duress by unseen malevolent forces, or motivated by darkness within.

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David Lynch and Marek Zebrowski: Polish Night Music

An American film director and a Polish composer joins forces to make cold, austere music worthy of, say, a David Lynch film.

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‘Wild at Heart’ Is David Lynch’s Exuberant Circus of Romance and Violence

Compared to David Lynch's bleak take on fate and human nature in, say, Eraserhead or Lost Highway, this is sunshine and sailboats -- albeit with plenty of vivid sex, violence, and twisted humor.

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28 Apr 2015 // 9:00 AM

Double Take: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Look at the faces on you, ya ding-a-lings! Double Take flies over the Cuckoo's Nest this week. Medication time, everyone.

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14 Apr 2015 // 11:06 AM

PopTalk: Can Some Artists Become Immune to Serious Criticism?

In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?

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David Lynch is one of the most beloved directors in the world. He's also an expert at letting his fanbase down.

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David Lynch: The Big Dream

The Big Dream, is an exciting, unnerving, and at times, unsettling experience for the listener, which should satisfy any fan of David Lynch's films, or innovative blues music more generally

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25 Jun 2013 // 11:03 PM

Dean Blunt: The Redeemer

The Redeemer, is an intriguing, hypnotic and beautiful record that resonates around your head long after the music stops.

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Ranking the Greats: The 10 Films of David Lynch

Thirty-five years. Ten terrific movies. This is how we see the amazing creative canon of David Lynch and his superb, if sparse, output.

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