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Will You Watch 'Twin Peaks' Without David Lynch Directing?

4/7/2015 12:45pm EDT
I remember way back in 1992 my father Michael and I attended our first ever "Twin Peaks" festival in glorious North Bend. We stayed at the famous Salish Lodge (aka The Great Northern Hotel!), attended a meet and greet breakfast with various cast (Ray Wise, Sheryl Lee and movie newbie Moira Kelly were in attendance!) and even managed to corner David Lynch himself after an interview at the winery (coincidently taking place at the same time as a Peaks costume contest across town!) to get the illusive director to sign a British quad poster of "Eraserhead." (Still the Mona Lisa of my poster co...

Will Showtime's Revival Of 'Twin Peaks' Go On Without Its Creator?

4/6/2015 5:12pm EDT
David Lynch Drops Out Of 'Twin Peaks' Revival Over Salary Disput
David Lynch has pulled out of Showtime's forthcoming revival of his cult hit TV series Twin Peaks after salary negotiations broke down.

Lynch confirmed the news in a series of messages on Twitter, writing, "Dear Twitter Friends, Showtime did not pull the plug on Twin Peaks. After 1 year and 4 months of negotiations, I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done. This weekend I started to call actors to let them know I would not be directing. Twin Peaks may still be very much alive at Showtime. I love the world of Twin Peaks and wish things...

David Lynch, Showtime Announce Return Of 'Twin Peaks'

10/6/2014 11:43pm EDT
Twin Peaks
David Lynch and Mark Frost's cult 90s series Twin Peaks is heading back to television in 2016.

Lynch hinted that the show would return in a post he made on Twitter on Friday, writing, "Dear Twitter friends: That gum you like is going to come back in style! #damngoodcoffee."

The director used the hashtag to reference an oft-uttered line said on the show by FBI agent Dale Cooper ( Kyle MacLachlan), hinting that not only would the show be coming back, but MacLachlan could return as well.

Following Lynch's tweet, pay network Showtime confirmed the news, announcing that it would revive the sh...

David Lynch To Become A Dad At 66

7/11/2012 8:06pm EDT
David Lynch
Filmmaker David Lynch is set to become a father again at the age of 66.

The Blue Velvet director and his wife of three years, Emily Stofle, are preparing to welcome a baby girl in the coming months, according to celebrity gossip site

Lynch is already a dad to three grown-up kids from previous relationships: daughter Jennifer Chambers, son Austin Jack and his youngest, Riley.

The tot will be Stofle's first.

Blu-ray Interview/Review: 'The Aggression Scale' Hidden Gem Dana Ashbrook Speaks!

5/29/2012 2:35pm EDT
aggression scale
Any film critic worth his salt can tell you a great movie from nowhere is like ray of light in the aisles of darkness, but add to that a stand-out role to watch for and the cinema sun is in full force. Hitting Blu-ray with a unique kid-like vengeance, "The Aggression Scale" (out May 29 from Anchor Bay Entertainment) takes the "Home Alone" concept to a homicidal place with some sinful results. But the fun doesn’t end there. Hidden inside this memorable outing is one kick ass bad guy portrayal guaranteed to knock the socks off. As the gun heavy gang leader Lloyd, actor Dana Ashbrook gives...

James Murphy Releasing His Own Coffee Blend

2/1/2012 9:01am EST
James Murphy
LCD Soundsystem star James Murphy has become the latest celebrity to launch his own coffee blend.

The musician is a coffee enthusiast and recently took a training course to learn more about beans and blends from an expert - and now Murphy is developing his own espresso.

He tells food blog, "I make a lot of coffee. For my birthday, my girlfriend got me a training course with the world champion. That's what I'm going to do when I get back to London (make my own brand). I thought it would be fun. I have beans that I like. I like this sometimes and that sometimes. Sometimes i...

David Lynch Creates $1 Million Meditation Fund For Soldiers

12/5/2011 8:43am EST
David Lynch
Director David Lynch has created a $1 million fund for U.S. soldiers to undergo meditation courses to help them deal with the traumas of war.

The moviemaker revealed the donation at a gala in Los Angeles for his The David Lynch Foundation on Saturday.

Lynch, a longtime advocate of Transcendental Meditation, is hoping veterans who learn the technique can reduce the stress they suffer after returning from the battlefield.

The Operation Warrior Wellness grants will also cover sessions for soldiers' family members suffering from post-traumatic stress.

Guests at the L.A. gala included Kat...

Katy Perry Cut Her Hair & Debuted Her New Short 'Do At The David Lynch Foundation's 'Change Begins Within' Benefit

12/4/2011 6:24pm EST
Katy Perry
Katy Perry showed off her new shorter, blonder hairstyle on Saturday night at the Third Annual "Change Begins Within" Benefit Celebration presented by the David Lynch Foundation. The event was held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in Los Angeles.

Acclaimed Hollywood director David Lynch's foundation helps raise funds to teach Trancendental Meditation, a scientifically proven stress-reducing technique, to underserved inner city students, veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress disorder (PTSD), American Indians and the homeless.

Stars at this year's event included Katy...

Interview: Actress Moira Kelly On 'The Lion King 3D', David Lynch and The Chemistry Of 'The Cutting Edge'

9/13/2011 1:38pm EDT
Moira Kelly
For those who appreciate talent and presence with their beauty, Moira Kelly is a major actress of note. With her diverse body of work, from portraying the girl-next-door in David Lynch’s "Twin Peaks" film follow-up "Fire Walk With Me" to playing dual roles opposite Robert Downey Jr. in "Chaplin," Kelly has amassed quite an impressive amount of credits in a very short time. Moving away from the movie industry to follow a different passion (namely that of being a full-time stay-at-home mom!) for the last few years, Kelly recently surfaced to talk about the latest resurgence of her former ad...

David Lynch Posts Bizarre Coffee Ad With Barbie Doll

4/28/2011 12:00pm EDT
David Lynch Barbie Coffee Commercial
Moviemaker David Lynch has posted a bizarre new ad for his Signature Cup Coffee online. In the strange commercial, the Twin Peaks and Mulholland Drive director talks to a Barbie doll head cradled in his hand about his organic brew.

In the three-minute short, the Barbie asks Lynch what he's drinking and he explains it's a cup of espresso from his Signature Cup range.

David Lynch Signature Cup Coffee from David Lynch on Vimeo.

When the doll asks, "Is it good?" Lynch offers to fix her a cup.

The odd chat then turns a little romantic as the Barbie tells the filmmaker, "You're ki...

David Lynch & Interpol Team Up For Coachella Spectacular

4/17/2011 8:04pm EDT
David Lynch
Movie maverick David Lynch followed up his live Duran Duran concert film with another online spectacular during Interpol's set at the Coachella festival in California on Friday night.

The band announced the odd collaboration via a blog on their record label's website on Friday.

Lynch and the New York group teamed up to make a bizarre new art film, called Interpol Under Surveillance, which debuted on a screen behind the band as they performed at Coachella.

The set also featured the premiere of Lynch's new animated short I Touch A Red Button Man.

Last month the moviemaker filmed Duran Dur...

Duran Duran & David Lynch Team Up For Concert Spectacular

3/15/2011 9:46pm EDT
Duran Duran
Duran Duran have recruited maverick moviemaker David Lynch to direct their upcoming "Unstaged" concert in Los Angeles for a live stream to fans across the world.

The "Rio" hitmakers will take to the stage at the Mayan Theatre on March 23 - the day after the release of their much-anticipated new album "All You Need is Now" - and Blue Velvet director Lynch will capture the event on cameras and beam the footage around the world via

Keyboard player Nick Rhodes tells, "What appeals to us very much about working with David is that we like the way he thinks about thing...

David Lynch: 'If You Meditate, You'll Enjoy Your Pornography More!'

10/18/2010 10:35am EDT
David Lynch
Funnyman Russell Brand and movie maverick David Lynch have become unlikely pals after the Twin Peaks director gave the Brit some tips on how meditation boosts pleasuring one's self.

Brand has revealed he made a point of meeting Lynch, the president of the Transcendental Meditation Foundation, at a party so he could learn more about the director's area of expertise.

The movie star and comedian tells New York Magazine he complained to Lynch that his love of masturbating while watching pornography was overtaking his desire to meditate and achieve enlightenment.

He recalls Lynch telling hi...

'Vanilla Sky' Voted Most Confusing Movie

7/22/2010 8:13am EDT
Vanilla Sky
Tom Cruise's confusing movie Vanilla Sky has been branded the most baffling film in a new poll. The 2001 movie, which stars Cruise as a playboy left horrifically disfigured after a crash, was the film which left audiences most perplexed by its plot.

According to the survey by, David Lynch's surreal thriller Mulholland Drive was voted into second place, while the sinister rabbit in Donnie Darko prompted cinema-goers to put it at number three.

The top five brow-furrowing films were rounded out by The Matrix Revolutions and Christopher Nolan's Memento.

Other movies to make t...

James Roday, Steve Franks Promise 'Twin Peaks' Episode Of 'Psych'

7/7/2010 2:55pm EDT
"Psych" star James Roday and Executive Producer/Writer Steve Franks promise a "Twin Peaks"-inspired episode of the popular USA comedy. Starpulse just participated in a conference call with them, and they talked about the series' fifth season, which kicks off next week.

"Twin Peaks," which became a national phenomenon in 1990, was director David Lynch's brainchild that blended dark comedy and surreal drama. It focused on the small-town murder of high schooler Laura Palmer, and became known for its quirky humor, atmospheric mystery and critical acclaim. It also starred "Desperate Housewiv...

Marilyn Manson Unveils Art Exhibit In Vienna

6/30/2010 1:00pm EDT
Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson has unveiled his latest art collaboration with director David Lynch in Vienna, Austria. The shock rocker has been an avid painter since 1999 and has exhibited his work both in Europe and the United States.

Manson's latest collection, titled Genealogies of Pain, is a joint effort with Blue Velvet moviemaker Lynch, who has contributed a series of short films to the show at Vienna's Kunsthalle gallery. Speaking to Austria's Kurier newspaper, the musician admits he still gets scared of showing his art to the public.

He says, "I feel very comfortable when I'm on stage in front...

Deformed Elephant Man Inspired Bradley Cooper

6/11/2010 9:12am EDT
Bradley Cooper
Bradley Cooper credits "The Elephant Man" with inspiring his acting career, insisting he related to the freak show attraction because he felt like an outcast growing up.

Joseph Merrick suffered from a disfiguring disease and became famous as a sideshow curiosity in Victorian England, where he was nicknamed The Elephant Man.

"The Hangover" star admits he felt a strange kinship with Merrick, and would often look in the mirror as a kid and imagine his face to be deformed too.

Recalling David Lynch's 1980 movie "The Elephant Man," Cooper tells Details magazine, "I became obsessed with this m...

David Lynch To Return To 'Mulholland Drive'

4/12/2010 4:30pm EDT
David Lynch
Director David Lynch is in talks to revive his movie classic Mulholland Drive for a sequel, according to the film's star Laura Harring.

The film propelled Naomi Watts to fame upon its release in 2001, while also earning Lynch the coveted Prix de la Mise en Scene award at the Cannes Film Festival in France and an Oscar nomination for Best Director.

Now, nine years after the movie's release, Harring has revealed the filmmaker is planning to revive the mysterious thriller on the big screen.

She tells, "I'm very sure it's coming, it's being born. I cannot really tell you how I kno...

Martin Scorsese Named Top 'Living' Director

3/11/2010 4:00pm EST
Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese has been named the Best Living Director in a new U.S. magazine poll.

The Oscar-winning Shutter Island director beat out Jean-Luc Godard and Steven Spielberg to land the top honor in Paste magazine's top 50 list.

Also making the top 10 are Joel and Ethan Coen, Steven Soderbergh, Paul Thomas Anderson, Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, David Lynch and Wong Kar-Wai.

Kathryn Bigelow, who became the first female to win a Best Director Oscar on Sunday, failed to make the list.

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Summer Movie Awards Part 2: Best Film, Worst Title & More

9/10/2009 10:00am EDT
The summer movie season is finally at its end. Yesterday we listed Part 1 of the first annual "Summer Movie Awards" in categories such as: surprise hit, the bomb nobody noticed, indie hit, and most disappointing. Check out more films that deserve to be recognized for their summer performances:

The Death by Twitter Award

Winner: "Bruno"

This movie made more than 20 percent of its gross in the first night. After that evening, the Twiterrati hit their little squawk box to spread the word that there was far too much spreading of limbs in this bit of borderline pornography. The resul...

Movies That Did Not Live Up To Their Potential

3/3/2009 10:39am EST
Star Wars Episode III
Nothing can be more frustrating than something not living up to its potential. Movies are especially guilty of this. There's something about watching a movie that was on to something but didn't quite make it that can stick with you. Watching them unfold feels akin to a runner screaming towards the finish line only to fall and break their ankle thirty feet short. Films like these fall apart for many reasons be it last minute changes by a studio, unnecessary plot twists, or just good old-fashioned incompetence. For whatever reason, these movies are bad-they just didn't have to be. Here's a fe...

Ten Underrated Thrillers

10/17/2008 10:12am EDT
The Descent
Horror movies are some of the most consistent pieces of the film industry. Sure there have been highs and lows in the genre, and resurgences have come and gone, but one thing remains true: people will always yearn for those cinematic chills.

The demand, however big it may be, is always constant. The golden age of cinema through the 60s brought on big studio monster movies, sly noir thrillers, and of course, Hitchcockian suspense (a subgenre, respectively). The 1970s, arguably the paramount epoch of cinema, period, saw the expansion of the genre and gave filmgoers some of the best nail...

Is Nicolas Cage Washed Up or Just Making Bad Decisions?

9/5/2008 10:40am EDT
The Wicker Man
In 1996 Nicolas Cage stood on stage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and accepted his first, and currently only, Oscar for his tour de force performance in Mike Figgis' Leaving Las Vegas. This past year, while starring in Neil LaBute's ill-fated remake of the British horror classic The Wicker Man, Cage, donning a grizzly bear costume, punched a woman in the face.

There are two sides to Nicolas Cage-the go-to superstar with the droopy eyes and smug demeanor and Cage the talented, easily forgotten actor. Unfortunately the latter, Academy Award winning Cage persona is a distant memory a...

The Most Underrated & Overrated Influential TV Shows

8/22/2008 9:28am EDT
Miami Vice
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and on television it often appears to be the only form of creativity. Yes, ever since Milton Berle first stole a joke for "Texaco Star Theatre", TV has been a wild west of borrowing material and copying good ideas until they've become completely stale. Many of these ideas were so good, in fact, that their resonance is still felt today, and that's when a show crosses over from being copied to being influential.

Over the years, many shows have been considered influential. From "The Dick Van Dyke Show" first showing both the home and office l...

The Most Underrated & Overrated TV Shows Of The 90s

5/2/2008 9:43am EDT
The 1990s was the beginning of the end for network television. Program offerings grew rapidly in the last decade of the 20th century. Soon it became commonplace for a person to have 50-60 channels on their home set, paving the way for the present-day satellite and digital cable packages for 1,000 channels or more.

The 90s was the last decade that network bosses could depend on massive ratings from a nearly captive audience bereft of choices. There were certainly plenty of cable shows, but they barely made a dent in the numbers enjoyed by the networks at the time.

It was not unco...

TV On DVD Recommendation: 'Twin Peaks'

2/29/2008 1:53pm EST
Twin Peaks
After a week off for Oscar madness it's time to get back into the TV on DVD recommendations. This week I'd like to invite you to check out one of the strangest worlds ever created for television. The small town of Twin Peaks, Washington holds many small mysteries and one very large one that holds the town captive.

That large story revolves around the brutal murder of the town's homecoming queen, Laura Palmer, and the attempted murder of her friend Ronette Polaski. The crime brings FBI agent Dale Cooper (Kyle McLachlan in one of the most sublime performances you'll ever see) to the tr...

Coheed And Cambria Release Video For New Single 'Feathers'

2/7/2008 5:30pm EST
Coheed and Cambria
Columbia Records is proud to announce the release of Coheed and Cambria's video for "Feathers," the second single off the band's new album, "No World For Tomorrow," and undoubtedly their catchiest tune to date. MTV2 plans to "Unleash" the new video on February 4th, planning to air it 12 times that day and thereafter placing it directly into "Elite 8" rotation.

The Hitchcockian black and white video, is a dark comedy, directed by Marc Klasfeld (Gnarls Barkley, Foo Fighters, Bloodhound Gang) and focuses on a "perfect" 1950s American family who have a very naughty secret. "Feathers" star...

Alicia Witt Talks 'Law & Order: CI,' Playing The Stupidest Character Imaginable & More

12/3/2007 11:42am EST
Alicia Witt
Alicia Witt is not just another pretty face. After being discovered by director David Lynch at the age of seven, she was featured in "Dune." Lynch went on to utilize her talent in the quirky TV show "Twin Peaks." She also played Zoey in the TV series "Cybill" and has been featured in other television and movie roles, most recently "Law and Order: Criminal Intent."

When did you begin acting? Did David Lynch discover you?

I made "Dune" when I was 7. His casting director had seen what I had done (I was on a variety show when I was four.) I didn't have any formal training, so I wasn'...

'Twin Peaks' Definitive Gold Box Edition Arrives On DVD Oct. 30

10/20/2007 8:32am EDT
Twin Peaks
The highly-anticipated Definitive Gold Box Edition of the series that became one of television’s most acclaimed events finally arrives – with all 29 episodes plus both the original and European versions of the pilot – on October 30 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Considered both technically and artistically revolutionary when it debuted, "Twin Peaks" garnered 18 Emmy nominations over the course of its two-season run with its cast of memorable characters, stunning cinematography and intriguing plot. Co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost and a large numb...

David Lynch Expands His 'Inland Empire' August 14

8/9/2007 2:29pm EDT
David Lynch
David Lynch's acclaimed film Inland Empire will make its DVD debut this summer with Rhino Entertainment. Overseen personally by Lynch, the DVD will feature the director's mind-bending cinematic journey generously embellished with a number of extras including a massive collection of additional scenes entitled "More Things That Happened." Other bonus materials include a making-of featurette, interviews with Lynch and the film's star Laura Dern, a photo gallery and theatrical trailers, plus footage of Lynch at home cooking quinoa -- an edible seed similar in texture to couscous.

Filming e...