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Win Electric Dreams on Blu-ray

The 80s are back! Directed by Steve Barron with a soundtrack from Giorgio Moroder and Phil Oakey, Electric Dreams is making its way onto Blu-ray 31st July 2017. Restored and presented in high definition it comes complete with a limited edition special slipcase and bonus features. To celebrate we have 2 copies to giveaway!

Starring Lenny von Dohlen as Miles, a helpless, hopeless architect, who is about to blow a fuse. He has a problem: his computer Edgar has decided to wreck his life. He’s ruined his credit rating, run up his phone bill, cancelled his plane reservations, locked him out of his house and now he’s trying to steal his girlfriend. Meet Madeline (Virginia Madsen), she’s blonde, brilliant and waiting for the sparks to fly in this hilarious, much-loved 80s love-triangle with a difference.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer this question:

What is the name of Miles’ computer?
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‘Twin Peaks’: 7 Damn Fine TV Homages to David Lynch’s Influential Series

‘Twin Peaks’: 7 Damn Fine TV Homages to David Lynch’s Influential Series
It’s no secret that David Lynch’s original “Twin Peaks” series has had a lot of impact on TV series creators and directors. And while his influence can be seen in the small-town themes, quirky characters, striking visuals and sweeping, cinematic shots that are common today, some TV shows haven’t made their love known in oblique ways. Instead, they’ve paid direct homage through references and spoofs.

Read More: ‘Twin Peaks’ Photos: See All the New Images from Showtime’s Revival

From the Red Room and the show’s delightful dialogue, dream sequences, owls and colorful characters, “Twin Peaks” offers so much to mine. The show has become a cultural touchstone that has even invaded children’s programming. While casual references have been dropped in shows ranging from “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” to “24,” IndieWire has dug through these to find the best and most loving tributes to Lynch’s TV phenomenon.
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Twin Peaks: The Original Series, Fire Walk with Me & The Missing Pieces

David Lynch and Mark Frost's 1990 TV series looks better than ever, while the 1992 feature prequel digs deeper in Laura Palmer's unpleasant final days without as many rewards. CBS's 9-disc retrospective is a setup for the highly awaited series continuation -- delayed by 25 years. Twin Peaks: The Original Series, Fire Walk with Me & The Missing Pieces Blu-ray CBS / Paramount 1990 & 1992 / Color / 1:37 flat full frame & 1:78 widescreen / 25 hours + 134 min. / Street Date September 20, 2016 / 72,99 Starring (series) Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Wise, Sheryl Lee, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Warren Frost, Peggy Lipton, James Marshall, Everett McGill, Jack Nance, Joan Chen, Piper Laurie, Kimmy Robertson, Eric Da Re, Harry Goaz, Michael Horse,Russ Tamblyn, Kenneth Welsh, Wendy Robie, Miguel Ferrer, David Lynch, Heather Graham, Dan O'Herlihy, Billy Zane, James Booth, Michael Parks, Lenny von Dohlen, Hank Worden, David Duchovny, Walter Olkewicz, Jane Greer, David L. Lander,
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'Twin Peaks' cast list: 11 major omissions, from Lara Flynn Boyle to Heather Graham

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'Twin Peaks' cast list: 11 major omissions, from Lara Flynn Boyle to Heather Graham
What a way to start off the week! The formidable cast list for Showtime's forthcoming Twin Peaks revival series was revealed this morning, and man, is it a doozy. In addition to boasting such key returning players as Kyle MacLachlan (Dale Cooper), Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer/Maddy Ferguson) and Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey Horne), there are a number of surprising A-listers in the mix including Michael Cera, Trent Reznor, Amanda Seyfried and Naomi Watts. On the downside, a not-insignificant number of cast members from both the original series and the 1992 prequel film Fire Walk with Me are completely absent from the list. Where, for instance, is Lara Flynn Boyle (or Moira Kelly, for that matter)? Michael Ontkean? Piper Laurie? Joan Chen? Anyone from the mill? (Literally, there is no one from the mill.) So while I'm thankful that most of the major players are back in action, I can't help but
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‘Twin Peaks’ Cast, Crew Celebrate Unseen Footage Release

‘Twin Peaks’ Cast, Crew Celebrate Unseen Footage Release
From David Lynch to the Log Lady, Laura Palmer’s mom and dad and Laura Palmer herself, it was a darn good reunion at Silver Lake’s Vista Theater Wednesday night for the release of “Twin Peaks — The Entire Mystery” on Blu-ray. Almost 90 minutes of outtakes and deleted scenes from 1992′s “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me” have been compiled into to nearly an entire new movie’s worth of material that answers a few questions left hanging in the feature film capper to the cult classic TV series.

Lynch introduced the footage with a signature non-sequitur poem. “Tonight I would like to speak about wood,” the director intoned, “Much happiness can be had from observing a tree.”

Many of the cast members hadn’t seen each other in years, so there was much hugging and catching up. In addition to Log Lady Catherine Coulson, Ray Wise (Leland Palmer), Grace Zabriskie
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8 Awesome Homages to ‘Twin Peaks’ (Including Cookie Monster)

April 8th marked the 24th anniversary of Twin Peaks’ premiere. But as any good fan knows, this means it’s also been 25 years since Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) first visited the Black Lodge on March 26, 1989, when Sheryl Lee’s Laura Palmer whispered in his ear: “I’ll see you again in 25 years.” For fans, it’s been a whirlwind of cherry pies and snapping fingers, but the anniversary is also a reminder of just how far David Lynch and Mark Frost’s influential show stretched. This wasn’t a little cult affair seen and quoted by few. Glimpses of the show can be seen far and wide in homages, parodies, and vague references from stage to screen, from adult comedy to children’s programming. By this point, just about everyone has seen at least a little Twin Peaks through one of media’s many references, and here are some of the best. Psych
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Celebratory Return This October For UK Twin Peaks Festival!

Back in 2010, we all saw the 20th Anniversary of David Lynch’s cult TV series Twin Peaks. Since the cult series ended in 1991, there has been an annual Festival in the town where it was filmed, Snoqualmie/North Bend, Washington but also in November of that year, producer Lindsey Bowden thought London deserved its own and created the first Twin Peaks UK Festival.

The inaugural event was hugely successful with screenings, performances from the Double R Club (a Lynch inspired burlesque and cabaret club) plus special guests including Catherine Coulson who played the Log Lady, Charlotte Stewart who was Betty Briggs (and was also Mary X in ‘Eraserhead’) and Julee Cruise whose hauntingly beautiful music really adds to the mystique of the show. All of this with official David Lynch Coffee and lashings of cherry pie and doughnuts, a Twin Peaks must!

Now, in 2012, they have bought the festival forward a month to October 20th,
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TV Fanatic Report Card: Psych

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Psych concluded a tremendous fifth season late last month. How did various aspects of this USA stack up? What grade would we give it? Find out now...

Best Episode(s): A tie between "One, Maybe Two, Ways Out" and "Extradition II: The Actual Extradition Part." What made these episodes so great was their integration of the Shawn and Juliet plot within the greater context of the story.

Worst Episode: "Ferry Tale" did nothing to advance what seemed to be the larger goal of this season: character growth both as a group and as individuals.

Best Character: Hands down, John Michael Higgins as Clive Prescott. In Psych’s homage to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Higgins played the quintessential gentleman, capable of seducing any woman he wanted, but specialized in educating younger men in the art of seducing the classiest of cougars.

Worst Character: Mr. Yin. But it's not his fault. While
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Twin Peaks: 20th Anniversary Homage to David Lynch Show on Psych

It seems Psych series star James Roday is a big fan of Twin Peaks and has wanted to do an homage to the legendary David Lynch series for quite awhile. Roday co-wrote tonight's episode, titled "Dual Spires," and it revolves around Shawn (Roday) and Gus (Dule Hill) in a small town (Dual Spires) trying to solve the murder of a Laura Palmer-like young woman. Fittingly, the murderer of Laura Palmer was revealed 20 years ago tonight on ABC.

Roday tells Zap2It that they crafted roles specifically for the Twin Peaks veterans they hoped they could get to appear. Robin Lively, Lenny Von Dohlen, Sheryl Lee, Sherilyn Fenn, Dana Ashbrook, and Catherine Coulson gathered for the episode. Roday noted, "I think what we discovered is that a lot of them haven't seen each other for 15 or 20 years."

As fans of Twin Peaks will
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Q & A: James Roday (Psych) and Sheryl Lee

If you’re a fan of Psych, then you already know that series star, James Roday, is a huge fan of Twin Peaks. And you probably also know that he’s wanted to have a Twin Peaks centered episode since the first season.

Well, tonight he get’s his wish. Titled ‘Dual Spires,’ the show features former Twin Peaks stars such as Sherilyn Fenn, Dana Ashbrook, Robyn Lively, Ray Wise, Catherine Coulson and Sheryl Lee.

I talked to James and Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer!) in a recent conference call where they were both raving about the episode. They talked about how they chose who would come back from Twin Peaks, why the series meant so much to both of them and what it was like for Sheryl to reunite with her former co-stars.

For the full interview, click onto the audio link above or download from iTunes.

Sheryl, I wanted to know,
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Twin Peaks Reunion…. Kinda

For all you Twin Peaks fans, and they’re are many of you, for the 20th anniversary of the show, American TV show Psych are filming a tribute episode, Dual Spires, with some of the 1990 series cast returning.

Psych is about a fake psychic that with the help of a friend, solves murders. Its very much like The Mentalist mixed with Monk. The ep is spearheaded by one of the leads of Psych, James Roday, a life long Twin Peaks fan and the writer behind the reunion.

It features the two leads being called out to a small town where they get wrapped up in the murder of a high school cheerleader. Of course, lots of referenced hijinx ensue. The episode will feature the return of Twin Peaks favourites; Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer), Dana Ashbrook (Bobby Briggs), Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey Horne), Ray Wise (Leland Palmer), Robyn Lively (Lana Budding Milford
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James Roday and Sheryl Lee Interview Psych: A Twin Peaks Reunion

On December 1st, viewers of the popular USA Network television series Psych will be treated to a special Twin Peaks-inspired episode, entitled “Dual Spires,” that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the cult favorite. Co-written by show star and longtime Twin Peaks fan, James Roday – and with a cast including Sheryl Lee, Dana Ashbrook, Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Wise, Robyn Lively, Lenny von Dohlen and Catherine Coulson – the episode kicks off with Shawn (Roday) and Gus (Dule Hill) receiving a mysterious email inviting them to the annual Cinnamon Festival in Dual Spires, a small Northern California town that is barely visible on the map. When they arrive, they quickly find themselves in the middle of the mysterious death of a local high school student, and they begin unravel the many secrets of the town while working to figure out who’s responsible.

In a recent interview, James Roday and Sheryl Lee,
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'Twin Peaks' 20th anniversary celebrated on USA's 'Psych'

Classic David Lynch television, "Twin Peaks" comes to USA's quirky series, "Psych." Fans will be treated to a .Twin Peaks.-inspired episode scheduled to premiere on Wednesday, December 1 at 10/9c. Fenn, courtesy oif USA The episode is.Dual Spires,. and celebrates the 20th anniversary of the cult favorite with guest star casting that includes Sherilyn Fenn, Sheryl Lee, Dana Ashbrook, Ray Wise, Robyn Lively, Lenny Von Dohlen and Catherine Coulson. Series Star James Roday serves as co-writer along with Bill Callahan. From USA The episode kicks off with Shawn (Roday) and Gus (Dulé Hill) receiving a mysterious e-mail inviting them to the annual Cinnamon Festival in Dual Spires, a quirky Northern California town nearly invisible on the map.
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Psych Bringing Twin Peaks Alums Together for an Homage

Whether or not the much discussed and speculated upon "Return to Twin Peaks" ever happens, we have some pretty cool news for fans of the show. Numerous former cast members, and even singer Julee Cruise, will be taking part in a "Twin Peaks" homage to air this fall on "Psych".

According to The Ausiello Files on EW.com, two of "Peaks"' most iconic faces, Sheryl Lee (Laura/Maddy) and Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey), will appear in the episode [which is being co-written by "Psych" star and self-professed "Twin Peaks" addict James Roday] alongside previously announced guest star Dana Ashbrook (Bobby). All three will play residents of Dual Spires (get it?), a quirky Northern California town that has been rocked by the death of a high school student. The enigmatic Log Lady, Catherine Coulson, has signed on to make a cameo as — get this — the mysterious Woman with Wood, and Ray Wise (Leland) will reprise his
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Channel Surfing: Psych Has a Twin Peaks Experience, HBO Orders Apatow/Dunham Pilot, SNL, Modern Family Casts Cam's Mom, and More

Welcome to your Wednesday morning television briefing. I'm not even a Psych fan and this made me blissfully happy. Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello is reporting that USA's Psych is staging a Twin Peaks-inspired episode that will also feature original cast members Sheryl Lee, Sherilyn Fenn, Dana Ashbrook, Catherine Coulson, Ray Wise, Lenny Von Dohlen, and Robyn Lively. Um, yes please. The episode, co-written by series star James Roday, will air sometime this fall and will revolve around "a quirky Northern California town that has been rocked by the death of a high school student." Sound familiar? Coulson will even play a "mysterious Woman with Wood," a tongue-in-cheek take on her Log Lady from Twin Peaks. Sign me up. (Entertainment Weekly's Ausiello Files) Deadline's Nellie Andreeva is reporting that HBO has given a pilot order to an untitled comedy written/directed by 24-year-old Lena Dunham (Tiny Furniture) and executive produced
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'Psych' Exclusive: 'Twin Peaks' homage nabs Sherilyn Fenn, Sheryl Lee, and the Log Lady!

Diane: 5:35 pm, third floor, Time Inc. headquarters here in New York. I just got my hands on a red-hot scoop regarding Psych’s forthcoming Twin Peaks homage.

Sources confirm to me exclusively that two of Peaks’ most iconic faces, Sheryl Lee (Laura/Maddy) and Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey), will appear in the episode alongside previously announced guest star Dana Ashbrook (Bobby). All three will play residents of Dual Spires (get it?), a quirky Northern California town that has been rocked by the death of a high school student.

But wait, there’s more…

Peaks’ enigmatic Log Lady Catherine Coulson has
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A Dark Prophecy from Downstream

Sometimes what is horrifying is not what happens to people, but what can happen to all of us in the future. Downstream is an an independent production that completed in 2008 and now an official movie poster is available along with the synopsis, which does not portray tomorrow as something to look forward to. In Downstream's future: "the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population." If that is not horrifying enough visit Quiet Earth to see the latest trailer that shows a world rampant in violence where central Wes Keller can only dream of hope and a better tomorrow.

A synopsis for Downstream here:

"Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel,
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