Archive for May 22, 2017

How Twin Peaks Inspired an Entire Generation of TV Shows

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Twin Peaks made its return to TV last night, a little over twenty-five years since it confused us all. Who killed Laura Palmer might have been the central mystery of the show, but in the end, that barely became the focus. Instead, the weird and wonderful multi-dimensional, paranormal world which David Lynch had created, along with the characters that inhabited that place, became the driving force behind Twin Peaks.

At the time, Twin Peaks was ground-breaking, like nothing ever seen before, and really, we’ve not seen anything exactly like it since. Lynch is a visionary; an all-encompassing director not afraid to use sound, or silence, ...

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Ron Perlman Will Not Return in Pacific Rim 2

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Ron Perlman's character Hannibal Chau won't be back in Pacific Rim: Uprising

Zack Snyder Exits Justice League, Joss Whedon Takes Over

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Zack Snyder has stepped down from his responsibilities on Justice League following a family tragedy earlier in the year.

Jordan Peele’s Next Film Gets 2019 Release Date

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Jordan Peele Get Out

Jordan Peele’s next film has received a 2019 release date. The news hits only three months after the theatrical bow of Get Out, his highly acclaimed directorial debut starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams as an interracial couple visiting Williams’ devious white family for the first time. The movie was a surprise breakout, grossing upwards of $229 million against a paltry $4.5 million budget and raking in near-universal praise.

Prior to Get Out‘s staggering success, Peele had built a reputation on the sketch comedy circuit. Alongside Keegan-Michael Key, he starred for three years on Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, a show known for its incisive mix of satire, social commentary, and humor. Get Out similarly subverted an unlikely genre, ...

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Resident Evil Reboot Brings in Producer James Wan

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Aquaman director James Wan returns to his horror roots by signing on to produce the Resident Evil reboot.
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