Monthly Archives: September 2017

Personal Tribute: Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton was an actor of such marvellous raw authenticity and warm presence that to see him in a film was to wrap oneself in a blanket of reassurance. This rare quality was especially evident in his continued collaboration … Continue reading

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Brief Consideration: Twin Peaks: The Return (Part Seven- 2017)

Rarely does an episode of television inspire me to pick up my virtual pen; let alone use it to heap praise with absolute rhapsodic merriment about a medium, which I look upon with suspicion and fear. However, Part Seven (There’s … Continue reading

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Initial Impression: It (2017)

Of late the mainstream money spinners in the horror genre have been films that are constructed like elaborate and intricate games of peekaboo, jolting the audience into a temporary shocked reaction, which in the end is unfulfilling and tiresome. In … Continue reading

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Initial Impression: Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)

While I still can’t decide whether the season finale of Twin Peaks: The Return was audacious or disappointing, I do think it’s foggy and elusive conclusion burns brightly with a universal truth. Even with the best intentions, grief cannot be … Continue reading

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