3 items from 2016
Director James Wan clearly knows a thing or two about sequels. His The Conjuring 2 is not simply a remake of the first one but delivers a wealth of new scares, and despite a steep running time, it’s a worthy follow-up. Wan (Saw, Dead Silence, Insidious) delivers another adventure of those true-life Catholic P.I.s (Paranormal Investigators) Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga). This time they’re introduced in 1976 performing a séance at the original Amityville horror house on Long Island where Lorraine is terrorized by a demonic nun who haunts her dreams. The Conjuring 2 then shifts to England, where it focuses on the real-life “Enfield Poltergeist” case (the Brit version of Amityville). Peggy Hodgson (Frances O’Conner) a weary working-class single mother of four, has had her home turned into a playground for a host of demonic forces that may center on an »
- Tom Stockman
Last year's surreal, star-studded musical tribute to David Lynch will be released as a double album, The Music of David Lynch, featuring performances from Karen O, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Duran Duran, Sky Ferreira, Moby and more, Pitchfork reports.
The one-night only concert/fundraiser for the David Lynch Foundation featured a variety of musicians tackling songs from and inspired by Lynch's projects. The filmmaker's longtime composer, Angelo Badalamenti, even recreated "Laura Palmer's Theme" and "Dance of the Dream Man" from Twin Peaks, which will open the album's first and second LPs, »
If a theatrical re-release of Blue Velvet wasn’t enough to hold one over until next year, when we get what amounts to around 18 new hours of David Lynch-directed drama, we have some music to your ears today. Around a year ago, Los Angeles’ Ace Hotel held “The Music of David Lynch” concert, hosted by the Mulholland Dr. director’s foundation.
Featuring his go-to composer Angelo Badalamenti as well as Donovan, Karen O, Lykke Li, Duran Duran, Moby, The Flaming Lips, Twin Peaks (of course), and more as they cover various tracks from his work, it’s now been announced the show will get a double-lp vinyl release next week. While various low-quality recordings of it have made their way online since the concert, this will mark the first official release of the tracks, and we can’t wait to hear them.
Pre-order it here and check out the »
- Jordan Raup
3 items from 2016
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