Erik Amaya

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Host of Tread Perilously and a writer at Monkeys Fighting Robots. Voice of Puppet Tommy on The Room Responds and former host of The Satellite Show. A seeker of the Seastone Chair and the owner of a Legion Flight Ring. Sorted into Gryffindor, which came as some surprise.

Home Video Review: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Vol. XXXIX

Shout! Factory refers to the thirteen-ninth volume of Mystery Science Theater 3000 as the “almost certainly, probably definitely, maybe unquestionably” last release of classic...

The Curtain Call And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Parts 17 And 18

Through the darkness of future past, the magician longs to see. One chance out between two worlds ... well, you know the rest. Twin...

Hearts Of Gold And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 16

With only two episodes remaining, Twin Peaks heads toward its conclusion by waking up an important character and revealing that another may still be...

Margaret Lanterman and Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 15

With Part 15, Twin Peaks finally talks about Judy, resolves a couple of important plot points and says goodbye to a dear old...

A Monica Bellucci Dream And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 14

Leading into the home stretch, Twin Peaks connects a number of its mysteries while reminding the viewer about the face of a long-unseen man....

Home Video Review — Cinematic Titanic: The Complete Collection

Shout! Factory's release of Cinematic Titanic brings together all of the team's previous releases in one DVD case, but does the riffing of strange...

Over The Top And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 13

As the world waits for Cooper to wake up, the events of Twin Peaks continue toward its conclusion. The Las Vegas case inches closer...

The Blue Rose And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 12

Let's Rock! While life goes on in Twin Peaks, the twelfth episode of the series offered one of the most substantial answers to the...

Home Video Review: Free Fire Is An Old Fashioned Fight In A Fresh Way

Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, out today on home video, is a master-class in story decompression and old-fashioned gun fights. It's also a throwback to...

Hello, Johnny And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 10

In its tenth week, Twin Peaks attempts to bring its various mysteries closer together while keeping the biggest questions of all obscure in the...

Weird Rashes And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks Part 9

After one of its strangest episodes, Twin Peaks returns to offer up one of its most straight-forward episodes. Never have the mysteries felt so...

Preacher Executive Producer Seth Rogen On Tonight’s “Bad” Car Chase

The season premiere of Preacher makes a statement about its second season. But it also launches with a wonderful five-minute cold open. From a...