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Slant Magazine’s The 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time List

““The [sci-fi] film has never really been more than an offshoot of its literary precursor, which to date has provided all the ideas, themes and inventiveness. [Sci-fi] cinema has been notoriously prone to cycles of exploitation and neglect, unsatisfactory mergings … Continue reading

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(Re-)Branded!

Just a note to let all you Gentle Readers know that I have formally re-branded this site BUDD WILKINS AT THE SHOW for a number of reasons. First of all, I think it better encapsulates my present and future preoccupations … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks Recaps

I’ve been a bit lax lately in updating these here, so I’m uploading a one-stop link to follow my coverage at The House Next Door. You can read all my pieces here.

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Twin Peaks: The Return Recap, “Part 8”

“For those who thought “Part 7” of Twin Peaks: The Return contained too much exposition and narrative linearity, Mark Frost and David Lynch have obliged you in spades with “Part 8,” a delirious descent into the murky matrix of material … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks: The Return Recap, “Part 7”

“This week’s episode of Twin Peaks: The Return uses Mark Frost and David Lynch’s abiding preoccupation with doppelgangers and mirror imagery as an often subtle structural device.” Read the entire recap for Twin Peaks: The Return, “Part 7” over at … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks: The Return Recap, “Part 6”

“Many of the events in the latest episode of Twin Peaks: The Return seem to depend on the toss of a coin, inviting speculation about the balance between chance and necessity in the lives of the characters.” Read the entire … Continue reading

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Twin Peaks: The Return Recap, “Part 5”

“The establishing shot of the glittering nighttime Las Vegas skyline that opens “Part 5” of Twin Peaks: The Return dissolves to a street-level prowl through an old-school, neon-lit district before cutting to the Rancho Rosa billboard, moodily lit by a … Continue reading

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