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Alejandra Martinez

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Twin Peeks: A Return Recap, Parts 1 & 2

My log has a message for you.

Leave your coffee and slices of cherry pie at the door, everyone. David Lynch’s iconic Twin Peaks has returned with Lynch himself directing every episode -- and he does not care about your expectations. Read more.

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“Below Her Mouth” Doesn’t Go Anywhere Else

Girl meets girl, sparks fly, but the story fizzles

A black screen accompanied by soft gasps and moans opens Below Her Mouth and gives viewers a hint of what they’ll be seeing for the next hour and a half. Read more.

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Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now: A Playlist

Every day when your alarm goes off, your eyes flutter open and a sigh escapes your lips. Read more.

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7 Reasons Why General Leia Organa is the Hero We Need (and Deserve) Right Now

She’s a general, princess, leader of the Rebel Alliance, and a fascist-fighting badass — is there a better sci-fi lady to look to in our troubling times?

Leia’s tenacity and heroism are undeniable, essential, and resonant now more than ever. Here are 7 reasons General Organa is a hero worthy enough to face the challenges of our times. Read more.

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Embrujado

A short story

The light bled through everything -- it was all Esperanza could see. Read more.

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In Praise of the Final Girl

An ode to the last girl standing.

From Ripley logging herself as the final survivor of the Nostromo to Suzy Bannion smiling as she walks away from the dance school that almost ended her, Final Girls have always held a special place in my heart. Read more.