Posts by Martyn Conterio

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: Nuclear Bo(m)b

By Martyn Conterio

Mushroom clouds and glowing orbs – was this the most experimental hour of television ever to air?

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: Annie Blackburn

By Martyn Conterio

Could Heather Graham be about to make a shock return to Twin Peaks?

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: Electricity

By Martyn Conterio

David Lynch and Mark Frost have again hinted at the underlying meaning of this recurring motif.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: Buenos Aires

By Martyn Conterio

With Dale Cooper’s situation becoming clearer, our attentions turn to Phillip Jeffries and an unexpected trip to South America.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: Blue rose

By Martyn Conterio

This mystery code word takes on a new meaning in the show’s latest episodes.

Twin Peaks season 3 decoder: The glass cube

By Martyn Conterio

Is this mysterious device Agent Cooper’s ticket into the real world?

Visiting Twin Peaks: A place both wonderful and strange

By Martyn Conterio

A pilgrimage to the sleepy American setting of David Lynch and Mark Frost’s iconic show.

Does Fire Walk with Me hold the key to Twin Peaks Season 3?

By Martyn Conterio

David Lynch’s much-maligned spin-off movie holds secrets that could be revealed when the show returns.

Can James Cameron save the Terminator franchise?

By Martyn Conterio

With yet another reboot in the works, we consider how its original creator can fix this malfunctioning series.

Why Christine contains horror cinema’s greatest femme fatale

By Martyn Conterio

The title character in John Carpenter’s 1983 film is a memorably monstrous movie seductress.

Why your favourite directors love Mario Bava

By Martyn Conterio

The cult Italian horror maestro has influenced everyone from John Carpenter to Nicolas Winding Refn.

Why McCabe & Mrs Miller is a feminist masterpiece

By Martyn Conterio

Robert Altman’s revisionist western about a strong-willed sex worker refuses to play by the genre’s gender rules.

Monsters Assemble? The Marvelisation of Universal Horror

By Martyn Conterio

With Universal building its own shared universe, we look at how Dracula and co can compete with the Marvel machine.

Roger Corman in his own words

By Martyn Conterio

The self-styled ‘Pope of Pop Cinema’ talks about his amazing life as an on-the-lam moviemaker.

Sound of My Voice

By Martyn Conterio

Brit Marling shines in this creepy cult sci-fi movie that has its genre cake and eats it.

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The mystery of Terrence Malick

By Martyn Conterio

How has the Illinois native maintained his monumental reputation over the course of his long and elusive career?

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