David Lynch is about to gift us with another one of his hard-to-find short films. Fire (Pozar) is a short written, directed, and animated by Lynch, featuring music by Marek Zebrowski. As part of the experiment of the movie, Lynch gave the short to Zebrowski and the composer then made music without any input from the director, with Zebrowski interpreting the visuals in his own way.
Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
In 1984, David Lynch (Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks) directed what is, so far, the only feature film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal science fiction novel, Dune. The result is one of the famous disasters in Hollywood history, and Lynch was so upset at the behind-the-scenes meddling that he disowned the movie.
Now, in a new interview, Lynch says he has “zero interest” in seeing director Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming adaptation of the source material, and he also denies working on a new show for Netflix. But might one be in development despite that denial?
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Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2020 by Ethan Anderton
It’s been some time since director David Lynch brought Twin Peaks: The Return to Showtime. The filmmaker has kept relatively quiet since then, but today is his birthday, and he actually has a present to give us in the form of a short film on Netflix.
Overnight, Netflix released What Did Jack Do?, a 17-minute black and white short film where David Lynch plays a detective interrogating a monkey who is being questioned about possibly committing a murder. Before you ask: no, this isn’t just David Lynch asking questions to a monkey that sits in silence and looks adorable in response to the questions. The monkey talks, and as you’ve already guessed, it’s pretty freakin’ weird. Read More »
Limited Edition ‘Twin Peaks’ Box Set Coming in December; Here’s What’s Included in the 21-Disc Collection
Posted on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 by Ben Pearson
Here’s something that diehard Twin Peaks fans are going to want even more than a cup of coffee and a piece of cherry pie. A massive, 21-disc Blu-ray box set called Twin Peaks: From Z to A is on the way, and this baby will include basically everything any Twin Peaks fan could ever desire: the original TV show, the entirety of Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return, never-before-released making-of content for The Return, the film Fire Walk With Me (complete with its deleted scenes), and more.
But this is a limited edition set, so you may have to act quickly if you want to get your hands on it. Read More »
Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2019 by Ben Pearson
With seven Academy Award nominations between them but no wins, directors David Lynch and Lina Wertmüller and actor Wes Studi are going to take home Oscars of their own after all. The Academy has announced that its Board of Governors has voted to present Lynch, Wertmüller, and Studi with Honorary Oscars, which are given “to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the Academy.”
Meanwhile, actress Geena Davis is being awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Read more about all four of the new award-winners below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 by Chris Evangelista
The online education platform MasterClass has been giving subscribers a chance to learn from filmmakers, writers, cooks, and other creatives since 2014. Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Werner Herzog and more have all sat down to offer up their sage advice. This year, MasterClass scored an unlikely teacher: David Lynch, the unparalleled filmmaker responsible for Twin Peaks, Mulholland Drive and more.
Lynch is an enigma – it’s hard to imagine him willingly imparting the secrets of his work, even for a paying audience. And yet, the David Lynch MasterClass offers access to the filmmaker. For 13 lessons – some about three minutes, others about 25 – Lynch is front and center, regaling the audience with his folksy wisdom. Will you learn how to make movies like David Lynch? No. But you will learn how David Lynch makes movies.
That gum you like might be coming back in style…again.
In the lead-up to this year’s Emmy Awards, Twin Peaks co-creator David Lynch and star Kyle MacLachlan are making the interview rounds to talk about the incredible achievement of Twin Peaks: The Return, and naturally, talk has turned to the possibility of Twin Peaks season 4. Will we see MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper again?
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Posted on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 by Chris Evangelista
David Lynch, an artist who exists in a whooshing void full of amazing hair, cigarettes and beautiful, horrifying movies, has decided to open his own T-shirt shop on Amazon.
Showtime Hasn’t Asked David Lynch For Another Season Of Twin Peaks, But There’s Still Hope [TCA 2018]
Posted on Sunday, January 7th, 2018 by Fred Topel
Showtime President David Nevins spoke with the Television Critics Association this weekend and inevitably he was pressed for Twin Peaks news by the reporters in attendance. Unfortunately, Nevins said he has not asked David Lynch about another season at all. But that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. The Showtime boss certainly hasn’t give up on the prospect of more Twin Peaks.
Find out what Showtime had to say about the possibility of Twin Peaks season 4 below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, December 21st, 2017 by Chris Evangelista
If you have yet to witness David Lynch‘s stunning, unclassifiable Twin Peaks: The Return, here’s some good news: New York City’s Museum of Modern Art is going to screen the full 18 hours of the limited event series for free. It’s part of a series on “the year’s finest films,” a classification that will likely reignite the never-resolved TV vs. Film argument that’s surrounded the revival. More news on the Twin Peaks MoMA screening is below.