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by mtwentz
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

Well, I am going to try, as best I can, to depart dupga.com for a while, partly because I need to focus on some other things, and partly because I want to forget about TP:TR for a few months, so I can finally marathon it in the full 18 hour watch someday. Whether you enjoyed immensely or intensely d...
by mtwentz
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Satisfied Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 231
Views: 20412

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Satisfied Support Group (SPOILERS)

Did anyone else have these thoughts? Yes - for some reason I have been going back and reading Emily Dickinson's poems as a result of The Return - her preoccupation with death, the afterlife, and how death could also be interpreted in her poems as a metaphor for losing one's sanity. Everything is so...
by mtwentz
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Ray/Phillip Jeffries storyline
Replies: 29
Views: 1758

Re: Ray/Phillip Jeffries storyline

Re: one other plot point - I feel relatively convinced the voice on the phone in part 2 is Sarah Palmer/Grace Zabriskie/Judy ("I missed you in New York"). I've heard a fan's attempt at trying to undo the distortion in the voice and it sounds a lot like Grace. But that's me. That could be,...
by mtwentz
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Satisfied Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 231
Views: 20412

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Satisfied Support Group (SPOILERS)

One of the reasons I was fascinated by TP:TR is that it really got me thinking about what may lie beyond life and death, the 'afterlife' so to speak. Did anyone else have these thoughts? Specifically, the show started me thinking, 1. How would we know what is real and what is not in an afterlife? Th...
by mtwentz
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Satisfied Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 231
Views: 20412

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Satisfied Support Group (SPOILERS)

So, here we are - almost 6 months after season 3 ended. I still haven't rewatched the show(Blue-Ray not arriving before the end of the month). The 2.5 years of waiting between Oct 14 and May 17 was an exceptional time - it was unreal - and after watching the teasers I had my hopes turned up to the ...
by mtwentz
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Ray/Phillip Jeffries storyline
Replies: 29
Views: 1758

Re: Ray/Phillip Jeffries storyline

Don't put too much thought into it; Lynch didn't. None of it adds up, yet according to those who find no fault with the show, that is part of an amazing and bold anti-narrative. No, not this. It's just basic "plot shit" that was thrown on the page and screen with very little care or convi...
by mtwentz
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

There, that’s what I’ve been failing to articulate. And that’s my response to any TR fan who now comments here: would you still be saying that if the exact same show had been made by Tarantino? No, really. Some fans won’t be able to answer that honestly, or even allow themselves to ask it. Some mig...
by mtwentz
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

In fact we may have stumbled across a way of measuring precisely how much the cult of Lynch has blinded TR’s fanbase. While I think knowing something was directed by a certain director who one admires can and probably does influence one's take on the initial viewing, most of us have seen TPTR multi...
by mtwentz
Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

A bit of an aside, but anyone who thought TPTR was too slow moving and who has a Netflix subscription should watch the SlowTV series from Norway- TPTR will seem like a hyper-warped video game by comparison and you'll be screaming for the guy sweeping the Roadhouse or Jacoby painting the gold shovels...
by mtwentz
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

There was nothing 'random' about sticking the fork in the electric socket. It was Cooper remember in he had come out of a socket, or subconsciously recognizing he needed to shock himself again in order to wake up fully.
by mtwentz
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

IMHO, there's no reason for antagonism on this or any other thread of dugpa, at least at this point now that the show is over . I think we should continue to have a productive discussion, whether you liked the show or not. All theories welcome, all viewpoints welcome but I think we can all do better...
by mtwentz
Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

I refuse to believe that anyone who is a fan of original Twin Peaks wasn't disappointed that out of 18 hours we got 15 minutes of Cooper being Cooper. There is no way that didn't let you down. Yes, absolutely that was a letdown, especially considering that when he comes back, he mostly interacts wi...
by mtwentz
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

No kidding! I think Cooper’s return to self should have been in the middle, and sorry I don’t think we really needed the Watts and Sunny Jim characters for his arc. It’s too crowded. And Audrey’s mirror should’ve also been in the middle, amping us up for the rest of the season with her saving herse...
by mtwentz
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Kyle MacLachlan sounding far less optimistic about more Twin Peaks
Replies: 18
Views: 1676

Re: Kyle MacLachlan sounding far less optimistic about more Twin Peaks

He’s been asked before if he thinks Lynch and Frost might do another season of “Twin Peaks,” and MacLachlan says his comments that it’s possible have been a bit overplayed. “I don’t think so,” MacLachlan says of the prospect of more “Twin Peaks.” “I kind of take the line of ‘never say never,’” he a...
by mtwentz
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5419
Views: 473995

Re: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)

No one is calling Harry Dean or Don Murray a fossil or a geezer (thankfully), so why is it necessary to call Fenn a hag? Can you see the double standard there? What possible value does that kind of discourse contribute? Such cheap barbs, far from acting as true criticism, merely discredit anything ...

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