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Stream of the Day: Making Sense of David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Saga 30 Years After Its Premiere

With readers turning to their home viewing options more than ever, this daily feature provides one new movie each day worth checking out on a major streaming platform.In the pilot episode of David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks”, the body of high school senior Laura Palmer washes up alongside a riverbank, prompting an FBI investigation into her […]

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‘The Mandalorian’: Rosario Dawson Will Reportedly Play Ahsoka Tano In Season 2

Ever since the end of Season 1 of “The Mandalorian,” Lucasfilm has been teasing that Season 2 might actually feature some more fan-favorite characters and possible connections to The Skywalker Saga. Of course, given that this is the new Disney-run Lucasfilm, many expected the worse. Maybe the series would feature a Force Ghost Luke appearance […]

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‘Downhill’: An Unnecessary Remake That’s Still Mildly Amusing [Sundance Review]

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s “Downhill” begins — as its inspiration, Ruben Östlund’s “Force Majeure,” did before it— with the taking of a family vacation photo. It’s an appropriate metaphor for the story that follows because any photo—especially the family vacation photo—is a case of presentation; this is the image we’re going to pretend is […]

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