Joan Chen wrote David Lynch a letter in character asking to be in Twin Peaks’ return

When Showtime began announcing who would be starring in its Twin Peaks revival, which just kicked off this past Sunday, the list of actors spanned more than 200 names. There were tons of new faces, including Michael Cera, Ashley Judd, and Amanda Seyfried, but missing among them were series regulars like Michael…

Here’s a nice roundup of the still-unresolved mysteries of Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is perhaps the most beautiful train wreck to ever grace the small screen, a show whose characters and mysteries are as intriguing as they are frustrating. Now, 25 years later (as the show itself prophesied), Showtime has given creator David Lynch carte blanche to finish telling the story and tie up those…

Showtime will stream Fire Walk With Me ahead of the Twin Peaks revival

Grab your garmonbozia and prepare yourself for David Bowie’s Southern drawl: Showtime has announced that it’ll soon be streaming David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. The frequently confusing (and critically contentious) prequel to Lynch’s frequently confusing hit TV show, Fire Walk With Me recounts the last…

Silence is golden in this video on how film communicates without words

To paraphrase the hepcat jazz aficionado, sometimes it’s the words not spoken in films that have the greatest impact. At least, that’s the theory behind this video essay posted by Fandor Keyframe and made by Filmscalpel, which looks at key scenes from 15 films where the words of actors are drowned out for some reason…