If the first four parts of Cameron Cloutier’s extension of Twin Peaks mythology were great, this fifth visit to the world both wondrous and strange is simply sublime. It starts with familiar strobe effects, disconcerting slash cuts from one image to the next and a series of uncomfortable, awkward close ups that thrust us into […]Read more "Queen of Hearts – Act V review and thoughts"
Hi there, I’m just checking in to offer a few of my thoughts on Act IV of Cameron Cloutier’s Twin Peaks fan film, Queen of Hearts. And also to try to get “Groove is in the Heart” out of my head. This one took us to a number of places and in a number of […]Read more "Queen of Hearts – Act IV review – (Spoiler Alert)"
Hi everyone, It has been quite a while, hasn’t it? Thankfully, inspiration is never as far away as one would think when it comes to the world of Twin Peaks. There is always someone on hand to shift your perspective and make you see things a slightly different way. Usually for me, that inspiration is […]Read more "Getting to Know You – a haiku sequence"
It’s been quite some time since I went to MCM Comic Con in London. I saw an opportunity come up to go to another event, this time up in Telford. Why go so far? Well, I was very interested to meet Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell, the Admiral and the President respectively from Battlestar […]Read more "A Trip to Wales Comic Con"
Just finished watching this over a few nights and I have to say, I haven’t found a piece of television this moving in a long time. Maid tells the story of Alex and her young daughter Maddy, who escape emotional abuse and domestic violence to search for a new life. Along the way, Alex faces […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Maid (2021)"
I just learned that one of my favourite books, and one of the inspirations for The Ardenna Crossing, may be being made into a Limited Series by Fox. The Sparrow, by Mary Doria Russell, was published in 1996 and won numerous awards including the Arthur C Clarke award and the British Science Fiction Association Award. […]Read more "The Sparrow – is a TV series coming?"
I felt like I had to mark this with a post. I haven’t written anything proper for ages and I was so impressed by the end of this series that I thought it justified one. I sat down with some trepidation to watch Amazon Prime’s The Man in the High Castle a few weeks ago. […]Read more "The Man in the High Castle – getting the villains spot on"
Hi everyone, I did a haiku (well 3 actually) for Twin Peaks Day. Enjoy… RichardRead more "What the Haiku – Happy Twin Peaks Day Special"
So, I thought I would stick this on as I’ve been rereading the book over the past few weeks (I listen to it while going to sleep so I have to start over and over again with the last part I can remember each time). I remember much preferring this three part mini-series put together […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Children of Dune (2003)"
Hi everyone, My good friend Frank Cronogue has put together a 30th Anniversary podcast for Twin peaks, featuring great insight from guests Ian Buchanan (Dick Tremayne) and Andrea Hayes (Heidi). I’ve just finished listening and it’s very entertaining. Further to the interview there are also memories shared by other cast members like Lisa Coronado (Hit […]Read more "Live from the Roadhouse"