Reputation, Love, Existence, and Perception — Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Warning: Spoilers for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) ahead. Birdman begins with text from Raymond Carver’s poem “Late Fragment,” presented alongside the gloriously unpredictable drumming of Antonio Sánchez: “And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel …

The Men Are Not What They Seem: Shattering Fragile Masculinity in Twin Peaks

The following is a guest post by Lee Stepien, an American freelance writer currently based in Paris. He has a Master’s degree from the Sorbonne, where he specialized in gender studies in American cinema.  Please leave a comment and let Lee know what you think! In both Twin Peaks: The Return and daily life in 2018, …

Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier – A Deep Dive Review and Analysis (Part 1)

Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier is recommended especially for the fans of Twin Peaks who didn't like The Secret History of Twin Peaks, but is good for all Twin Peaks fans, even the ones who want to keep the mystery alive. The book, on its surface, is that popcorn book that people wanted from Secret …

The Babe’s Beaus: Who is the greater of Audrey’s romantic partners?

“Black Lodge/White Lodge” is the occasional 25 Years Later version of the popular point/counterpoint style of debating, wherein two sides take opposing views and hash it out on stage. Here, we’ll be debating the finer points of Twin Peaks lore, in writing, for your reading pleasure. Today’s debaters are: Laura Stewart and Andrew Grevas The …