Monday, December 17, 2007

LOST HIGHWAY getting U.S. DVD release!

At long last, Lost Highway is getting a proper U.S. DVD release. This widescreen version should be much better than the full-screen, pan-and-scan version that's been the only Region 1 release of it previously.

It'll be released on March 25, 2008, but you can pre-order it through Amazon.com now:


Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Today is the day!

At long last, today marks the release of the Twin Peaks Definitive Gold Box DVD set. This is what Twin Peaks fans have been waiting on for years. Get your copy here:


Click here to read an interview with M├Ądchen Amick about Twin Peaks, and click here to listen to audio of David Lynch talking about creating the series with Mark Frost.

And finally, here is a promo video for this blog that I created:


Thursday, October 18, 2007

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

New TWIN PEAKS soundtrack!

At long last, the Twin Peaks Season Two soundtrack is being released on Oct. 23.

You can pre-order it now at Amazon.com:


Here's the tracklisting:

01 Love Theme Intro 2:21
02 Shelly 2:17
03 New Shoes 3:48
04 High School Swing 1:51
05 Hayward Boogie 2:16
06 Blue Frank 5:10
07 Audrey's Prayer 2:10
08 I'm Hurt Bad 2:30
09 Cop Beat 1:56
10 Harold's Theme 1:42
11 Barber Shop 1:25
12 Night Bells 2:47
13 Just You 3:36
14 Drug Deal Blues 3:08
15 Audrey 2:26
16 Josie and Truman 4:32
17 Hook Rug Dance 2:24
18 Packard's Vibration 2:39
19 Half Heart 5:31
20 Laura's Dark Boogie 5:01
21 Dark Mood Woods/The Red Room 9:01
22 Love Theme Farewell 2:34

It's possible that the music on this soundtrack is not just from season two, but also from season one and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

INLAND EMPIRE soundtrack

Great news! The soundtrack to Inland Empire is going to be released on Sept. 11, but you can pre-order it at Amazon.com now:



Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Twin Peaks Definitive Gold Box Edition available for pre-order!



Twin Peaks - The Definitive Gold Box Edition, which contains the pilot and both seasons of the show in one DVD set, is available for pre-order. The release date is October 30, 2007. Click above to pre-order it from Amazon.com.

This set should be incredible. In addition to having the entire Twin Peaks series, it's got both versions of the pilot, deleted scenes and brand new interviews that were not part of either of the two individual season box sets.

I cannot put into words how happy I am about this!

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Fight for FWWM deleted scenes

For most Twin Peaks fans, the holy grail - that thing that we all desire and, so far, have not attained - is the set of deleted scenes from "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" that David Lynch hand picked.

For those who aren't familiar with this story, Lynch reportedly shot about twice the amount of footage for "Fire Walk With Me" that was used in the final cut of the film. Many of the scenes that were cut from the movie featured characters from the series who ended up not making it into the finished film. Needless to say, Peaks fans are fascinated with the idea of seeing what other familiar faces from the town of Twin Peaks were doing before Laura Palmer died.

Lynch hand-picked about a hour's worth of these scenes to be edited and scored, and that work has been done. The hope is that MK2, the company that now owns the rights to the film, will include this set of deleted scenes in a new DVD release.

A movement has been afoot for some time to try to get MK2 to move forward, and you can help.

Visit the "FWWM Fight" online for more information and to learn how you can contribute to the campaign to have these deleted scenes released:

FWWM Fight website

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Twin Peaks "definitive" box set in the works

I had previously reported rumors that yet another Twin Peaks DVD box set could be in the works - one that would include the pilot and both seasons. This is apparently rumor no more. Dugpa.com (a great resource for all things Twin Peaks/David Lynch) is reporting that it is definitely in the works.

No release date yet, but this is exciting news. Hopefully the "Definitive Gold Box Edition" will include some great special features that neither of the individual season sets had.

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Twin Peaks Festival 2007

For anyone interested in attending the annual Twin Peaks Festival in North Bend, Washington, it is being held July 27-29 this summer.

For more information, tickets and to see which celebrities will be in attendance, visit the official Twin Peaks Fest site: http://www.twinpeaksfestival.com/

A noteworthy bit: The new David Lynch documentary will be shown there this year.

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Twin Peaks-related videos

Check out this YouTube profile for some Twin Peaks-related videos:
http://www.youtube.com/tpfwwm

I'll probably occasionally post videos on this blog. Here's one to get it started.


Al Strobel talks about 'Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me'

Monday, May 21, 2007

'Inland Empire' DVD available for pre-ordering

Great news! The two-disc DVD of David Lynch's newest film, "Inland Empire," is available for pre-ordering at Amazon.com (click below to pre-order):




Amazon lists the release date as July 24, although reports lately have said it will come out August 14. To be on the safe side, I'm assuming it's going to be the latter.

Either way, it's exciting that it'll be out on DVD soon. I did get to see it in the theater, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm desperate to own the DVD because, like many of Lynch's films (especially "Mulholland Drive" and "Lost Highway"), "Inland Empire" will require multiple viewings for a decent comprehension of what takes place during the three-hour feast for the senses.


[EDIT: Aug. 14 is now the confirmed release date.]

Season 2 DVD special features - and what would you want?

I've watched all the special features from the Season 2 set (except for the easter eggs, which I understand exist, but I haven't found them yet). My overall thought is that they're very good but just too short.

The selection of people interviewed for the set is great, both in terms of actors and crew members. But why cut the interviews so short? Surely these people have more to say about being part of such a groundbreaking series.

Perhaps, though, more material from those interviews will appear on the rumored full-series box set.

Which brings me to a little poll of sorts: If a box set containing the entire series does get released, what special features would you like to see on it that the previous two season box sets don't have? Post your answer in a comment.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Done with Season 2 episodes

I finished watching the Season 2 episodes on DVD tonight. It's truly amazing what the upgrade in picture/sound quality can do for the experience of watching the series.

I still have not watched any of the special features in the set but look forward to them.

If you've been watching the Season 2 DVDs, share your thoughts on it in a comment.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

What was that Leland was singing?

Ever wondered what that crazy song is in Episode 8 (the first episode of season 2) that Leland sings both at his home (in front of Sarah and Maddy) and again at Ben Horne's office (prompting Ben and Jerry to dance)?

It's "Mairzy Doats," a 1943 novelty song by Milton Drake, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston.

Here are the lyrics:

I know a ditty nutty as a fruitcake Goofy as a goon and silly as a loon Some call it pretty others call it crazy but they all sing this tune: Mairzy Doats And Dozy Doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you? Yes! Mairzy doats And Dozy Doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you? If the words sound queer, and funny to your ear, a little bit jumbled and jivey, Sing "Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy" Oh! Mairzy Doats and Dozy Doats and liddle lamzy divey A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you - oo? A kiddley divey too, wouldn't you?

Monday, April 9, 2007

Season 2 DVDs so far

In the first week, I've managed to watch only the first three episodes of season 2, which comprise the first disc.

The transfers in general look good. Not quite as good as season 1, but that's to be expected, since there were only two episodes per disc in the season 1 set, whereas there are three or four episodes on each disc of season 2, which probably means the season 2 shows are more compressed.

I have not watched any of the special features yet, other than the Log Lady intros at the beginning of each episode. I'm going to hold off on watching the interviews till I'm finished watching all the episodes.

It really is great to finally have season 2 on DVD. It's immeasurably better than low-quality VHS tapes.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Season 2 DVDs here at last

Today is the perfect day for the first post on this blog, since today marks the release of the second season of Twin Peaks on DVD - something TP fans have been waiting on for six years.

My own season 2 DVD set should be arriving soon. I've heard good things about this set and can't wait to see it for myself.

I've heard rumors that at some point - possibly before the end of the year - there will be a new Twin Peaks set that includes the entire series, including the first proper DVD release of the pilot (another TP release that's long overdue). Such a set would possibly include special features that are different from either of the two individual season sets. That'd be great, as would a new DVD of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me that includes the legendary Lynch-approved deleted scenes.

But the talk about a complete-series set is just a rumor at this point, so for now I'm going to enjoy my individual season sets.

To order the second season of Twin Peaks online, follow this link: