Hi everyone, After a long time spent casting, organising props, costumes, locations and everything else that goes into making an independent film, there has been a lot of movement in the past couple of months on my good friend Cameron’s long-awaited Twin Peaks fan film. The filming of Queen of Hearts is well underway and, […]Read more "Queen of Hearts update November 2019"
Martin Landau, one of the mainstays of the original series on which this $3.6bn franchise is based, walked out of the production of the first film. He said that it was too different from the original premise of the show. Instead of covert operations, he felt that the film was going for all out action. […]Read more "Mission: Impossible – The best action franchise going?"
I was lucky enough last weekend to get the chance to see the World premiere of Thor Amli’s third foray into the origin story of one of Twin Peaks’ most tragic residents: Leland Palmer. The film will soon be available to view online but, in advance of its release, I wanted to give a brief […]Read more "The Summer House at Pearl Lakes: Part 3 Review"
What seemed like the stuff of fevered Twitter fantasy a while back now looks like something potentially real. Quentin Tarantino has an idea for an ‘R’ rated Star Trek film and it looks like it could actually happen. With the love that Discovery is now getting and the excitement generated by the trailer for the […]Read more "Tarantino’s Star Trek – A Wish List"
There was another promising addition to the IMDb listing today which I picked up on through a post on one of the Facebook groups. Lagos-born Babs Olusanmokun is now listed as playing the role of Jamis in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, which is currently filming. If you don’t know who Jamis is (maybe you’ve only seen […]Read more "Casting Dune – Babs Olusanmokun initial reactions"
Quite a bit of news has come out tonight all in one go. A lot of the stories tonight will be about Hans Zimmer’s unveiling as the composer attached to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. Add to that the news that filming has started and it may get lost that we’ve had another casting announcement. There was […]Read more "Casting Dune – Stephen McKinley Henderson initial reactions"
Miklos Rozsa was born in 1907 in what was then Austria-Hungary. He could play the violin at the age of 5, and was able to read music before he could read words. He lived what he referred to as a double life mixing pure concert music, which he loved but was unable to make a […]Read more "Monday Music 5 – 2019"