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The Creepy Cute Paintings Of Xue Wang

London based artist Xue Wang has a fantastic, albeit dark, imagination which comes spilling out onto the canvas. Her influences seem to be classic cartoons, Mark Ryden and the surgery channel, with scenarios that seem like they came straight from a David Lynch movie. You can entertain your eyeballs with more of Xue’s incredible imagery at [...]

The Late Movies: Twin Peaks Parodies

Yesterday’s post about a never-made video game based off cult-classic Twin Peaks had me thinking about Agent Cooper, Laura Palmer, Bob, the Log Lady and the rest of cast of David Lynch’s TV drama. Here, I’ve rounded up some parodies to keep you feeling mysterious. AFI Presents: TV Or Not TV? This 1990 special stars Michael McKean, [...]

Crazy Twin Peaks Coffee Ads

(Video Link) Did you know David Lynch made a series of Japanese coffee commercials based on Twin Peaks? They’re very weird, funny and all interconnected. If you’re a fan of the show, be sure to click on the link to watch all of the ads. Link

Damn Fine “Twin Peaks” Coffee Ads from Japan

I’m a Twin Peaks fan, and like to think I know a little trivia about the show. But it was news to me that in 1993 David Lynch directed a series of Twin Peaks-themed TV ads for the Japanese canned coffee-flavored drink called Georgia, made by Coca-Cola. According to LynchNet: These commercials were done for the [...]

David Lynch Plans Mulholland Drive Themed Club

Those of you who are fans of filmmaker David Lynch may want to stop by his new “Mulholland Drive” themed club opening in Paris this Fall. If the club is anything as weird as his movies you will end your evening a completely different, very confused person. Launching in September, Silencio — also the name [...]

Andrew Huang’s Incredible Short Films

My friend Andy was one of the most brilliant visual thinkers I knew in film school, and since graduation a few years ago he’s been doing us all proud by making incredible short films and music videos that defy categorization. I wanted to share a few of my favorites here with you. If you’re a [...]

Art That Looks Like David Lynch’s Hair

The San Francisco based writer Jimmy Chen has put together a nice post over at the HTMLGIANT blog, where he has compared some of David Lynch’s different hairstyles with famous pieces of art, like Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh and Brush Stroke by Roy Lichtenstein. Link – via kottke.org

James Ellroy’s LA: City of Demons

James Ellroy, author of L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia has a new show premiering tonight (Wednesday, January 19) at 10pm Eastern on Investigation Discovery. It’s called “James Ellroy’s LA: City of Demons.” It focuses on true crime in Los Angeles, primarily in the 40′s, 50′s, and 60′s. And it’s one of the weirdest things [...]

The Late Movies: 8 Character Actors Who Always Steal the Scene

Obviously, these are some of my favorites, and I’ve certainly left lots of worthy actors off this list. If there’s anyone else you wish had made the list, let me know in the comments! Dan Hedaya Best known for his role as Frances McDormand’s vengeful, cuckolded husband in the Coen Brothers’ 1984 classic Blood Simple, Hedaya’s one [...]

If Filmmakers Directed the Super Bowl

(Slate V Link) Super Bowl Sunday is nearing fast. Who’s it gonna be, Colts or Saints? Either way, you have to love what Slate V cooked up here; a great imagining of what the game might look like if it were directed by Quinten Tarantino, David Lynch, Wes Anderson, Jean-Luc Godard, or Werner Herzog. Happy game [...]