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by DirkG
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: So is there anyone else who prefers The Return to the original?
Replies: 83
Views: 2745

Re: So is there anyone else who prefers The Return to the original?

dronerstone wrote:I like both and while they're part of the same universe, I'd rather not compare the two.


Absolutely this. They are good for very different reasons. Personally I consider Season 1 to be sublime. But the specific way and manner TR is good in, the original show is not.
by DirkG
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: FINAL POLL!!!!!!! Your Reaction to The Return as a Complete Work
Replies: 94
Views: 4513

Re: FINAL POLL!!!!!!! Your Reaction to The Return as a Complete Work

Again I feel like this poll is unnecessarily pussyfooting a bit around. 'Like' and 'love' should again be separate choices, they are not synonymous by any stretch. But to get on topic, my personal opinion is that it's very yrev difficult to give a final verdict to this show. Mark Frost was not jokin...
by DirkG
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 14 - We are like the dreamer (SPOILERS)
Replies: 861
Views: 46404

Re: Part 14 - We are like the dreamer (SPOILERS)

It was "Elk's Point #9 Bar". I thought it was in Twin Peaks, and I don't think there was anything that suggested it was somewhere else. Sarah was walking there. Why would she walk to a different town to have a drink if she can have a drink in Twin Peaks? Perhaps to hide a drinking problem...
by DirkG
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 13 - What story is that, Charlie? (SPOILERS)
Replies: 980
Views: 48310

Re: Part 13 - What story is that, Charlie? (SPOILERS)

there isn't actually a pattern.. Of course I know that... and episode 8 (to take the most obvious example) could NEVER have ended with going back to the roadhouse. BUT the ending with the band is the STANDARD ending and here it didn't warrant a deviation. The Ed scene was powerful indeed, yes. But ...
by DirkG
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 13 - What story is that, Charlie? (SPOILERS)
Replies: 980
Views: 48310

Re: Part 13 - What story is that, Charlie? (SPOILERS)

there isn't actually a pattern.. Of course I know that... and episode 8 (to take the most obvious example) could NEVER have ended with going back to the roadhouse. BUT the ending with the band is the STANDARD ending and here it didn't warrant a deviation. The Ed scene was powerful indeed, yes. But ...
by DirkG
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 13 - What story is that, Charlie? (SPOILERS)
Replies: 980
Views: 48310

Re: Part 13 - What story is that, Charlie? (SPOILERS)

Only blatant mistake this episode: Ed scene REALLY should have gone before the Roadhouse scene. No reason to break the usual structure.. it fell flat. Almost a very good ending but the detail really annoyed me. Considering how good it was otherwise. Btw I almost felt like the character who saw / hea...
by DirkG
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 12 - Let's rock (SPOILERS)
Replies: 1202
Views: 53527

Re: Part 12 - Let's rock (SPOILERS)

Must be real tough to be a member of the "Where's Audrey" legion now, hahahaha Nope. I'm a huge Audrey fan and I loved it. I prefer Charlie over Titanic guy tbh. The only thing that outright disappointed me (ok some of the Albert / Cole stuff could have been snappier too but it gets the p...
by DirkG
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 10 - Laura is the one (SPOILERS)
Replies: 1040
Views: 50901

Re: Part 10 - Laura is the one (SPOILERS)

So was that Moby as one of the musicians at the end? I wondered if he was the guy talking to NaughtyCoop outside the Box. I wonder if Jefferies was recast and it's David Bowie's good friend Moby (another "Musician," as per this ep's credits) in his place. Please no. Very few people can co...
by DirkG
Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Twin Peaks
Topic: NON SPOILERS: Twin Peaks: Season 3 on Showtime Thread
Replies: 8515
Views: 989127

Re: NON SPOILERS: Twin Peaks: Season 3 on Showtime Thread

Does anyone know if it is legally possible to secure against future "licensed" seasons or anything of that matter? ! Hergé, the creator of the Tintin comic books, did that. No new official Tintin stories are allowed to be made.. everything, the TV-series and Spielberg's film, have been ba...
by DirkG
Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Twin Peaks
Topic: NON SPOILERS: Twin Peaks: Season 3 on Showtime Thread
Replies: 8515
Views: 989127

Re: NON SPOILERS: Twin Peaks: Season 3 on Showtime Thread

I'm really not ready for this to be over. I want more but at the same time I don't. I am just so thankful that Mark and David decided to return. I guess if we get another season we'll be lucky. I'm honestly not expecting it though. :( I used instinctively, of course without having any concrete stuf...
by DirkG
Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 4557
Views: 195661

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

Regarding the contempt for the original show, I think it's fair to say that Lynch had a bit of contempt for it even during the original run in the episodes he helmed, or at least wasn't shy about doing his own thing. Look at episode 8, which totally changes the rhythms of season 1 and has character...
by DirkG
Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 7 - There's a body all right (SPOILERS)
Replies: 1215
Views: 67367

Re: Part 7 - There's a body all right (SPOILERS)

to me it's pretty clear - based on the convention of how news interviews are typically done in this manner in tv and film - showing the shaky video quality of real life juxtaposed to the smooth film of the story. The people are being interviewed -and not just interviewed -they're the snippet, sound...
by DirkG
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Product Placement in 2017 Twin Peaks (Spoilers)
Replies: 33
Views: 2282

Re: Product Placement in 2017 Twin Peaks (Spoilers)

Loving product placement (or the lack thereof) in the new series. Especially that Blackberry :) And how they switched from an enormous Mercedes badge on BadCoop's first car to using almost exclusively lincolns, then to an old rusty Ford. All brands of electronics Samsung, Gaypple, a Thinkpad (yay!)...
by DirkG
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Parts Discussion
Topic: Part 7 - There's a body all right (SPOILERS)
Replies: 1215
Views: 67367

Re: Part 7 - There's a body all right (SPOILERS)

Yes, a great episode. So many wonderful name checks: Harold Smith, Annie Blackburne, Audrey Horne, the Renault family (they've owned the Roadhouse all this time?). Loved seeing more of the Great Northern. Is that Josie in the walls? Can I get some credit? I think I'm the only one that suggested tha...
by DirkG
Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 4557
Views: 195661

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

The best thing about Season 3 is that it's kept so hidden very well. Nothing can beat a fresh surprise. What a blessing it is: not knowing anything. Damn. Got myself spoiled yesterday. :? Something that I probably knew but had forgotten but read again in context and I'm sure is happening. Oh well.....

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