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12 Best Films of 21st Century

Time to revisit 'Mulholland Drive'

(Newser) - BBC set out to find the best films of the 21st century by polling 177 critics around the world. They've decided that David Lynch's 2001 film Mulholland Drive is the one most likely to end up a classic, as it sits atop the list of 100. The... More »

Twin Peaks Reboot Cast Announced

And it's ... random

(Newser) - The Twin Peaks reboot is chugging along, and Showtime announced the cast Monday, the AP reports. The new series, premiering on an as-yet-unannounced date in 2017, takes place 25 years after the original series, and fans of the original will be happy to know that original cast members Kyle MacLachlan,... More »

Lynch Quits Twin Peaks in Money Dispute

But Showtime series may still be alive

(Newser) - Looks like David Lynch and Showtime have a disagreement too big to be smoothed out over a damn fine cup of coffee: The director says he's dropping out of the Twin Peaks reboot over money issues, the Guardian reports. "After one year and four months of negotiations, I... More »

Twin Peaks Revival Will See Return of Kyle MacLachlan

He'll reprise his role as Special Agent Dale Cooper

(Newser) - Get excited, Twin Peaks fans: Special Agent Dale Cooper is officially back. "You look like you need a damn fine cup of coffee," said Kyle MacLachlan as he walked onstage at the Television Critics Association's Showtime panel yesterday. Showtime President David Nevins then confirmed that MacLachlan "... More »

Meanwhile, Twin Peaks Revival Heads to Showtime

David Lynch, Mark Frost will write, produce all nine episodes; Lynch will direct

(Newser) - It is happening again: Twin Peaks is rising from the Washington mist and heading to Showtime for a limited nine-episode run in 2016, according to both the Hollywood Reporter and Deadline . The show's original creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, will reportedly write and produce all nine episodes, with... More »

5 of the Best Films That Never Got Made

These movies could have been classics

(Newser) - In honor of last week's release of Jodorowsky's Dune , a documentary about Alejandro Jodorowsky's planned but never made adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel, the BBC lists the "10 greatest movies never made." Five standouts:
  • Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon: Kubrick spent years digging
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10 Stars You Actually Should Follow on Twitter

They know how to do something other than take selfies

(Newser) - Not every celebrity uses Twitter to call people ugly or get in ridiculous fights with other celebrities . The Week rounds up 10 stars you might actually want to follow on Twitter:
  • Patton Oswalt : He recently spent a day shamelessly trolling Twitter by tweeting admirable (or at least harmless) thoughts ... but
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Movie-Biz Insiders Worth Following on Twitter

(Newser) - Though movie stars are the most publicized of Hollywood's Twitterati, fans can get some real insider dirt from directors and producers using the site, too. Mashable runs down 20 who Tweet often, and honestly:
  • @Jon_Favreau is ... Jon Favreau: The Iron Man director's "Tweets don’t reek of continual self-promotion,
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Lynch on Prowl for American Dreams

Director takes time-out from surreal films to study reality

(Newser) - All of David Lynch's work, writes Lee Siegel on the Daily Beast, seems to take as its starting point Norman Mailer's observation that the essence of America is the smell of gasoline and cheap perfume. For his latest project, the director of “bare-knuckle surrealist films” takes a 20,000... More »

Album No Twin Peaks, But Very Lynchian

Music has fine moments, but often 'is no more than the sum of its parts'

(Newser) - Music has always been an integral part of David Lynch’s films: “Blue Velvet wouldn’t be Blue Velvet without Dennis Hopper’s lipstick-smeared face bearing down on Kyle MacLachlan to Roy Orbison’s ‘In Dreams,’” writes Mike Powell for Pitchfork. So it makes sense that... More »

MacLachlan May Revive Twin Peaks Online

MacLachlan desperate to bring show back

(Newser) - Agent Dale Cooper may be returning to Twin Peaks, at least on the Internet. Kyle MacLachlan—now on the slightly different Desperate Housewives—says he hopes to launch 5-minute webisodes that pick up where the quirky '90s show left off, reports the WENN blog on iMDB. Creator David Lynch won't... More »

Lynch Unveils 121-Part Web Interview Project

(Newser) - Director David Lynch will debut his multipart documentary Interview Project on his website June 1, the Wrap reports. The project consists of 121 three- to five-minute interviews with regular folks across America. A new one will be rolled out every few days over the course of a year. Lynch sent... More »

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