Twin Peaks has returned, but does it meet expectations? theTramp investigates
When Twin Peaks first aired, back in 1990, its impact was monumental. I’m not talking about the impact that it had on television; the realisation that narrative structures could move about a bit, that magic realism could step off the page, that strong characters could lend themselves to unpredictable narrative formats and still be watchable. No I am talking about the impact that it had on me personally.
Continue reading It Is Happening Again
Ricky Young looks at Paul Schrader’s latest offering, and tries not to get skeeved out as he does so.
Continue reading Dog Eat Dog
Ricky Young looks at a wonderful slice of not-very-much, driven entirely by the charisma of its two leads.
Continue reading The In-Laws
Ricky Young goes daaahn ter Margate.
Continue reading Hard Tide
Ricky Young wades deep into the subgenre known only as Big Liam Films, and tries to avoid a damn good punching to the face as he does so.
Continue reading A Particular Set Of Kills
In anticipation of the return of True Detective this weekend Paul Duane revisits the first series and Nic Pizzolatto’s novel Galveston.
Continue reading Negative Space