“The Secret History of Twin Peaks”, A Novel by Mark Frost.

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The Secret History of Twin Peaks, written by Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost was released last Fall in anticipation for the show’s then upcoming triumphant return, which started this past May on cable network Showtime. The Secret History of Twin Peaks comes pre-packaged in the mythology of Twin Peaks. The forward, written by FBI director Gordon Cole, describes that this document was written by someone named “The Archivist”, who has taken it upon himself to compile a history of the mysterious events that have been happening in the town. Gordon has assigned the document to be investigated by a yet unnamed FBI agent. Continue reading

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Remembering George Romero.

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Yesterday brought us the sad and surprising news that George Romero passed away at age 77 after a bout with lung cancer. As far as I know, his illness was kept quiet and out of the press until his passing. I was shocked at the announcement, as recent news indicated he was working on an adaptation of his comic Empire of the Dead for AMC. Continue reading

Willow Creek (2013)

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Kelly and Jim are a young couple who decide to document their attempt to film Bigfoot. The two travel to the site where the original Bigfoot footage was shot in their quest, and end up in the “Bigfoot capital of the world”, Willow Creek. What follows is eighty minutes of copied and pasted tropes that other found footage films have been doing over and over for the past twenty years. Continue reading

“Suffer the Children” by John Saul

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One hundred years ago in the town of Port Arbello, a terrible crime was committed. A young girl named Elizabeth Conger, the youngest daughter in a prominent family was murdered. Now, in the modern day (1977), the “Conger curse” still looms, and children are starting to disappear. Jack Conger and his wife Rose must find out what is happening to protect their own children, Sarah and Elizabeth — the latter of whom bears a striking resemblance to her murdered ancestor of the same name. Continue reading

Baby Driver (2017)

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Baby (Ansel Elgort, The Divergent Series) is a brash young getaway driver under the thumb of crime boss Doc (Kevin Spacey, Seven, The Usual Suspects) to pay off a debt. After completing his final job for Doc, Baby dreams of driving away with a waitress he’s fallen in love with, only to find that Doc isn’t willing to let his “lucky charm” go that easily. Baby plans to do one last heist before making his own getaway, only to find that everything has it’s price. Continue reading