Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery: What’s New, What Isn’t, and What’s Missing
Twin Peaks was a phenomenon, one whose impact far outlived its two seasons, and one whose resonance can’t be overstated. Well, unless you want to claim (as some have) that David Lynch and Mark Frost’s small-town murder-mystery-supernatural-suspense series was somehow the inspiration for Mad Men, Breaking Bad, and The Wire. But even if Peaks isn’t responsible for every important ... More »
Movie Curiosities: A Most Wanted Man
When news came of A Most Wanted Man, I tuned out completely when I heard that it was a le Carre adaptation. Sorry, but I honestly think that John le Carre is overrated. “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” was a slog to read through, and its recent film ...
Movie Curiosities: Lucy
Lucy was sold as a Scarlett Johansson action vehicle. Going by the trailers, it looked like a superhero origin story with a dash of Akira-style mayhem, as one human being ascends to the next level of evolution with bloody and unpredictable results.
Movie Curiosities — 300: Rise of an Empire
Nobody else, just him. If it was anyone else (Ryan Reynolds, for ... Movie Curiosities — 300: Rise of an Empire JUNE 6 First Friday For Folk Music 7:30-10 p.m. June 6. Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. First Friday for Folk ..