Review: Stardust

Director: Gabriel Range Stars: Johnny Flynn, Jena Malone, Marc Maron Here's a list of things you probably need in order to pull-off a successful music biopic. 1) Since the critic-proof success of Bohemian Rhapsody, one thing you don't need, apparently, is to try. But you should try. Those box office numbers have meant that an often creatively-bankrupt movie subgenre … Continue reading Review: Stardust

Twin Peaks Season 3: Part 14

There will be SPOILERS throughout this post. 253. It's a number that has a strange significance in this week's firecracker installment of Twin Peaks, pointedly appearing twice. We finally seem to have reached 'the day' as Sheriff Frank Truman (Robert Forster), Deputy Chief Hawk (Michael Horse), Deputy Bobby Briggs (Dana Ashbrook) and Deputy Andy Brennan (Harry … Continue reading Twin Peaks Season 3: Part 14

Why I Love… #66: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Year: 1976 Director: Nicolas Roeg Stars: David Bowie (Thomas Newton), Rip Torn (Nathan Bryce), Candy Clark (Mary-Lou), Buck Henry (Oliver Farnsworth) Bernie Casey (Peters) Genre: Science Fiction There are better Nicolas Roeg films than The Man Who Fell To Earth. Chiefly Walkabout and Don't Look Now stand out as far more cohesive, artistically satisfying pieces of work, while … Continue reading Why I Love… #66: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Why I Love… #34: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Year: 1992 Director: David Lynch Stars: Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer), Ray Wise (Leland Palmer), Kyle MacLachlan (Special Agent Dale Cooper), Michael Anderson (Man From Another Place), Chris Isaak (Special Agent Chester Desmond), Moira Kelly (Donna Hayward) Genre: Drama / Mystery / Horror Firstly, if you’ve not seen the whole of the Twin Peaks TV series … Continue reading Why I Love… #34: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me