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‘Twin Peaks’: For $2,000, You Can Own Laura Palmer’s Casket

‘Twin Peaks’: For $2,000, You Can Own Laura Palmer’s Casket
Given the sheer number of costume pieces, props, and other slices of production design that go into the average film/TV production, it’s no surprise that it takes decades for all that memorabilia to become available to the public.

One such opportunity is happening next month, when an upcoming Prop Store auction will see the release of a number of classic series’ set dressing to the highest bidders. Among the wide, insane variety of options are a few items from the original “Twin Peaks” run. The starting bid for Laura Palmer’s casket is $1,000 (the estimate is around double that), but other random items like the signage from the Great Northern Hotel runs a little cheaper.

To begin to summarize the sheer quantity of random items as part of this auction is an impossible task, but some of the items with the highest opening bids are pretty recognizable. An
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David Lynch Directs Bugs Crawling on Cheese in Bizarre Short ‘Ant Head’ — Watch

David Lynch Directs Bugs Crawling on Cheese in Bizarre Short ‘Ant Head’ — Watch
David Lynch has a new short film now streaming online, but viewers creeped out by bugs will probably want to avoid watching it. “Ant Head,” which Lynch debuted at the Festival of Disruption earlier this year, is a 13-minute short film consisting of one shot that depicts a block of cheese in the shape of a head being overtaken by an army of crawling ants. So yes, David Lynch is up to his usual bizarre and baffling tricks.

In Lynch’s own words, “Ant Head” is a “short video featuring my friends the ants along with cheese, etc. and one-and-a-half tracks from the ‘Thought Gang’ album.”

“Thought Gang” is the once-lost album Lynch made with his frequent collaborator and “Twin Peaks” composer Angelo Badalamenti in the mid-1990s. The album is finally being released this month, and to mark the occasion, Lynch and Sacred Bones Records have made “Ant Man
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Watch The Creepy Thought Gang Short Film ‘Ant Head’ From Director David Lynch

Halloween might have already come and gone, but leave it to David Lynch to still bring the creepiness well into November.

The acclaimed “Twin Peaks” filmmaker recently released a “lost” album from his mid-‘90s musical collaboration with Angelo Badalamenti called Thought Gang. In honor of the band’s album finally seeing the light of day, Lynch premiered a new short film, featuring Thought Gang music, called “Ant Head,” at this year’s Festival of Disruption And as we mentioned above, it’s creepy and fascinating.

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Michael C. Hall's 'Dexter' Stalking Costume Up For Auction, Plus 'Star Trek' Props

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Michael C. Hall's 'Dexter' Stalking Costume Up For Auction, Plus 'Star Trek' Props
There's an online bidding war about to erupt, and "Dexter" fans will have the opportunity to take home Michael C. Hall's famous stalker getup from the psychological thriller ... if they have the cash. The Dexter Morgan stalker ensemble from the hit Showtime series is hitting the auction block Dec. 1, with the online merchant, Prop Store, valuing it between $2,000 and $3,000. For TV buffs with deeper pockets, there's an opportunity to bring home some historic "Star Trek
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Let’s Talk About Hazel Drew, Whose Murder Inspired Laura Palmer’s on ‘Twin Peaks’ (Podcast)

Let’s Talk About Hazel Drew, Whose Murder Inspired Laura Palmer’s on ‘Twin Peaks’ (Podcast)
The world is about to learn much more about Hazel Drew, the 20-year-old whose death in 1908 inspired Laura Palmer’s demise on “Twin Peaks.”

Drew is the subject of an upcoming mulitmedia project from Metabook, “Blonde, Beautiful and Dead.” Metabook creative director Benjamin Alfonsi talked about it in the latest “Shoot This Now” podcast, which you can listen to on Apple or above or right here.

Twin Peaks” is most often linked to David Lynch, but it was the show’s co-creator, Mark Frost, who felt a personal connection to Drew, Alfonsi explained.

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Frost’s grandmother, Betty Calhoun, used to tell him stories about Drew, who was found dead in the waters of Teal’s Pond in Sand Lake, a small community in upstate New York. Like Laura Palmer, she was
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Revisiting Hours: Won’t You Be My Neighbor — ‘The People Under the Stairs’

Every Friday, we’re recommending an older movie available to stream or download and worth seeing again through the lens of our current moment. We’re calling the series “Revisiting Hours” — consider this Rolling Stone’s unofficial film club. This week: Alex Pappademas on Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs.

In real life, the house where most of Wes Craven’s The People Under the Stairs takes place is a three-story Craftsman-style mansion in the West Adams district of Los Angeles. When the neighborhood’s well-to-do white population
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The House With A Clock In Its Walls Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on December 18th

If you missed Eli Roth's adaptation of John Bellairs' The House with a Clock in Its Walls in theaters (read Heather Wixson's review here) or you want to experience its magical adventure again and again, you can look forward to seeing it on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on December 18th, along with an extensive list of special features that include deleted scenes and an alternate opening and ending:

From the Press Release: "Universal City, Calif. -- Enjoy the delightfully thrilling tale of a mysterious house where things, including the inhabitants, are not what they seem to be. The House With a Clock in its Walls arrives on Digital and via the digital movie app Movies Anywhere on November 27, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on December 18, 2018. Based on the classic children's book and praised as "creaky, freaky haunted-mansion fun
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‘The Midnight Club': 6 Best ’80s and ’90s Movie References in ‘Riverdale’s Tribute Episode

‘The Midnight Club': 6 Best ’80s and ’90s Movie References in ‘Riverdale’s Tribute Episode
(Warning: This post contains spoilers for Wednesday’s episode of “Riverdale,” “The Midnight Club.”)

“The world was a different place, and we were very different people,” Alice Cooper (Madchen Amick) says, while recounting a blast from the past story for her daughter Betty (Lili Reinhart) on Wednesday’s episode of “Riverdale,” a flashback centering around the parents in Saturday detention appropriately titled, “The Midnight Club.”

The latest chapter of Season 3 of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s CW drama helps to move this whole Gryphons and Gargoyles plot forward by diving into the adults’ teen years, with the series stars playing their on-screen moms and dads: Camila Mendes as Teen Hermione Gomez, Reinhart as Teen Alice Smith, Kj Apa as Teen Fred Andrews, Madelaine Petsch as Teen Penelope Blossom, Cole Sprouse as Teen Fp Jones and Ashleigh Murray as Teen Sierra Samuels.

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Old Demons Plague a New Family in Exclusive Clip from Psychological Shocker Restraint

Twin Peaks actor Dana Ashbrook (who played Bobby Briggs) leads the cast of writer/director Adam Cushman’s gripping psychological thriller Restraint. Now available on DVD and various VOD platforms, the film also features Caitlyn Folley as Angela, a new wife/stepmother whose finds her past demons intruding on her marital bliss. In the exclusive clip below, Folley […]

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Review: David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti’s ‘Thought Gang’

Review: David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti’s ‘Thought Gang’
For more than a quarter century, filmmaker David Lynch and composer Angelo Badalamenti have been sitting on some of the most compellingly bizarre creations either had worked on — even by David Lynch’s standards. Now they’ve finally released Thought Gang, a project that has only previously surfaced on Lynch’s soundtrack to Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me and in the backgrounds of his works like Mulholland Drive and Inland Empire. A far cry from the hipster, cool jazz of Twin Peaks or the dreamy pop of their work with singer Julee Cruise,
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Riverdale Boss Previews 'Real Stakes' of '90s Flashback Episode, Kj Apa's 'Uncanny' Luke Perry Impression

We all turned back our clocks this past weekend, and now this Wednesday’s Riverdale (The CW, 8/7c) is turning back the clock, too… all the way back to the 1990s.

Season 3’s long-awaited flashback episode, titled “The Midnight Club,” sees Riverdale‘s young cast playing their on-screen parents back when they were students at Riverdale High. The writers have been talking about doing a flashback episode “since the beginning of Season 1,” executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa tells TVLine, but “we wanted it to have real stakes and real meat to it, and be an essential part of the season.” In the episode,
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‘Swamp Thing’ Finds Its Swamp Thing, Sets Andy Bean & Derek Mears For Roles

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DC Universe’s upcoming Swamp Thing series is continuing to cast up, setting Power‘s Andy Bean to play biologist Alec Holland, who in the DC mythology as created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson transforms into the titular creature. Derek Mears, who played another horror icon Jason Voorhees in the Friday the 13th reboot, will play the bog monster.

The streaming series, which hails from James Wan’s Atomic Monster in association with Warner Bros Television, is set to premiere in 2019 on the DC Universe digital subscription service.

The plot centers on Abby Arcane (Crystal Reed) as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe.

Bean’s Holland is caught in the cross-hairs when he discovers
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The Honorees at the 2018 Newport Beach Film Festival

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This year, Variety will honor its 10 Actors to Watch with the Newport Beach Film Festival at a brunch taking place on Nov. 11 at the Resort at Pelican Hill. Nbff will also present honors to several artists, including the Icon Award to Robert Forster (now on screens in “What They Had”) and Artist of Distinction Awards to Topher Grace (“BlacKkKlansman”), Colman Domingo and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“All About Nina”).

Variety has been bestowing 10 Actors to Watch honors since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Mahershala Ali, Timothée Chalamet, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Brie Larson and Lupita Nyong’o.

Icon Award

Robert Forster

Being honored with an Icon Award is great, but Forster has a lot left in the tank. “I don’t know what an icon is,” Forster says. “And I don’t feel like one, and I certainly don’t feel like I’m 77, either!
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David Lynch Releases Long-Awaited Thought Gang Album/Music Video As A Reports Of A New Film Surface

Thought Gang is a band that was created back in the early ‘90s when filmmaker David Lynch and his “Blue Velvet”/”Twin Peaks” composer Angelo Badalamenti decided to work together on a new musical venture. They worked with a variety of musicians and attempted to create something special. Lynch even filmed a music video for one of the tracks, “A Real Indication.” And now, 26 years after the album was recorded, Lynch has finally released the Thought Gang album and the video he directed.

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David Lynch on his band: 'Sound like headless chickens on speed!'

The film-maker laughed so hard at the singer’s voice, he gave himself a hernia. David Lynch relives his days in Thought Gang, the band whose music was even wilder than his movies

‘It was a grand experiment,” says David Lynch. “But I really don’t know who will appreciate it.” The director is talking about Thought Gang, an esoteric jazz group he put together in the early 1990s, with composer Angelo Badalamenti. Their album is only now being released.

The pair first worked together when Badalamenti scored 1986’s Blue Velvet, but by 1990 their relationship had fully crystallised – and the songs they wrote for Twin Peaks were as engulfing as the fog that swirled through the town in the cult TV show.
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Horror Highlights: Restraint, Back To Earth Interactive Experience, New Short Story Collection Gone Is Gone

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired the North American and Canadian rights for Adam Cushman’s Restraint starring Dana Ashbrook (Twin Peaks) which will roll out on VOD in the U.S. and DVD today, November 6th. Also: Back to Earth interactive experience announcement and details on E Stuart Marlowe's novel Gone is Gone.

Restraint Trailer and VOD Release Details: "Adam Cushman’s Psychological thriller Restraint starring Dana Ashbrook has been acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures for North America and Canada. The film will hit all Us VOD platforms and DVD tomorrow 11/6.

Winner for Best Director at Downtown La Film Festival and Best Film at Rhode Island Film Festival, the film tells the story of a mentally unstable young woman who has submerged her violent impulses for years, moves in with her new husband and his daughter. When she becomes unexpectedly pregnant, her demons emerge and as she loses control, the
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David Lynch Possibly Plots Next Film as Angelo Badalamenti Collaboration ‘Thought Gang’ Arrives

It’s entirely possible we’ll never get another long-form moving-image work from David Lynch–though, if you’ll excuse my language, who the fuck knows; more on that in a second–but the artist has kept busy since Laura Palmer screamed all illumination from reality. The last few months alone brought the publication his excellent, thoroughly Lynchian memoir Room to Dream, and it was last week that we were gifted a new(-ish) album from him and maestro Angelo Badalamenti. Recorded in 1992 and recovered from the fallen-through cracks, this self-titled work from their collective, Thought Gang, is no footnote: the alternately smooth and assaultive jazz LP mixes soundscapes befitting its artists with, courtesy Badalamenti, occasional spoken-word segments as thrilling as they are goofy. (Per Lynch: “It’s sort of like jet-fueled jazz in a weird way…but it’s all based on stories. It’s Modern Music.”)

Fans have
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November 6th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Steelbooks for The Thing, Phantasm: Remastered, and Train To Busan

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November 6th’s home media releases are all about the Steelbooks apparently, as horror fans have four different titles that are coming home this week that would be great additions to anyone’s collections. Scream Factory’s Steelbook for John Carpenter’s The Thing is a work of art, and Well Go USA has put together two beautiful Steelbook releases for both Phantasm: Remastered and Train to Busan, and we even get a Grindhouse Steelbook to boot. Scream Factory is also pulling double duty with the Collector’s Edition of Sleepwalkers, and as far as recent horror offerings go, Mara, The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time, and All Light Will End are getting released this Tuesday, too.

Other notable releases for November 6th include Revenge of the Dead aka Zeder: Voices from the Beyond, Restraint, and Apartment 407.

Phantasm: Remastered: Steelbook Edition

In Phantasm: Remastered, Well Go USA presents
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Alfonso Cuarón Loved ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ & Explains What Modern TV Series Have That Films Lack

It appears that Alfonso Cuarón, like many Playlist readers, is a fan of David Lynch, particularly his latest project, the “Twin Peaks” revival that recently aired on Showtime. Speaking with IndieWire, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker opened up about “Twin Peaks,” the medium of TV as a whole.

“I loved ‘Twin Peaks,’” Cuarón said. “I wish more shows were as bold as that.”

But just because the filmmaker fell in love with Lynch’s series doesn’t mean that we’ll see the “Roma” writer-director take another stab at the TV medium anytime soon.

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Alfonso Cuarón Fell in Love With ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ While Making ‘Roma’: ‘I Wish More Shows Were Like That’

Alfonso Cuarón Fell in Love With ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ While Making ‘Roma’: ‘I Wish More Shows Were Like That’
When Alfonso Cuarón was shooting “Roma,” his personal ode to the Mexico City neighborhood where he grew up, he didn’t have much time to watch anything else. But once he started the post-production, he discovered a new obsession: David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks.” Cuarón watched Lynch’s uncompromising Showtime relaunch of the enigmatic show while putting the finishing touches on his own passion project, and he breezed through it. “I loved ‘Twin Peaks,’” Cuarón said in an interview ahead of receiving the Vanguard Award at the 2018 IndieWire Honors. “I wish more shows were as bold as that.”

Cuarón is not exactly a stranger to television production. He directed for the Spanish-language anthology series “La Hora Marcada” early in his career and co-created the short-lived 2014 NBC series “Believe.” However, he has mostly stayed away from the medium even as more filmmakers have been attracted to the range of possibilities it offers up now.
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