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by sylvia_north
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: ALBERT appreciation thread
Replies: 12
Views: 848

Re: ALBERT appreciation thread

If TPTR was a buddy story about Gordon and Albert, I'd want 75% more Albert.

Since FWWM we wondered how Albert in TP could be so cynical after what he witnessed in Philadelphia. His path is a strange difficult one, and it's raining post-toasties.
by sylvia_north
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Recut of TPTR
Replies: 37
Views: 3354

Re: Recut of TPTR

On a scale of 1-5 with 1 least valuable and 5 most valuable, most of the scenes hover at 2-3, but I feel the same about Inland Empire. The jail scenes, Jacoby's rerun, all the Roadhouse crap. zzzzzzz I'm not a fan of the traffic stop scene, or Steve's suicide, but that's just personal annoyance. I m...
by sylvia_north
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: When do you think will "Dougie" snap back to being Cooper? (Spoilers)
Replies: 253
Views: 19133

Re: When do you think will "Dougie" snap back to being Cooper? (Spoilers)

But hey, what role will the ancient key to the hotel room have?! My wild guess is there will be a vortex behind the green door James was investigating, the key will open the door. The sound Bushnell hears will guide him. Yeah I'm glad we had to wait for Cooper, too. Payoff worth it. For as unpredic...
by sylvia_north
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Gender in Twin Peaks: The Return (SPOILERS)
Replies: 419
Views: 26135

Re: Gender in Twin Peaks: The Return (SPOILERS)

Just when we thought DL might respect Laura Dern too much to make her get her kit off... The message everyone seems to be receiving is that Laura is screwed in a lot of different universes, that there was never any saving her. Bleak outlook for survivors. The over arching idea that women are born to...
by sylvia_north
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5112
Views: 345942

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

Boring stupid crappy. The Sarah stuff and the last scene was creepy and that's great and all but what was the rest of it. I did not need a full length fanfiction style sex scene. Entire chunks of silent driving time. Why did Cooper bother taking the Odessa waitress to the Palmer house? Who cares. It...
by sylvia_north
Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5112
Views: 345942

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

I haven't finished watching the finale in whole, but I just got to say punching the Bob Ball is really f***ing stupid. Like super f***ing stupid. Like thought bubble little Nicky stupid. F**k green glove, I want my life back that I wasted watching that character Everything in the jail is unwatchable...
by sylvia_north
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: S3: Make Your Peace Now with the Ending You Dread (SPOILERS)
Replies: 107
Views: 10400

Re: S3: Make Your Peace Now with the Ending You Dread (SPOILERS)

Completely new as yet unseen or mentioned character in the Black Lodge, and Cole is a bad guy :x
by sylvia_north
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: The Return - too many redudant storylines?
Replies: 7
Views: 867

Re: The Return - too many redudant storylines?

Too many storylines for what? It's a lot like a pilot where seeds are dropped to be picked up later. You can pick up these threads at any time, even if just in your imagination. I think that's what DL said attracted him to the medium of TV- it's like a movie that keeps going and going. Whether or no...
by sylvia_north
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Candie, Mandie, and Sandie
Replies: 11
Views: 1478

Re: Candie, Mandie, and Sandie

Androids
by sylvia_north
Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5112
Views: 345942

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

yaxomoxay wrote:As for craziness, A Serbian Film gets the cake...

That movie's political message was powerful, super smart film. Went over a lot of people's heads but that's horror done right.
by sylvia_north
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5112
Views: 345942

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

Thanks for the recommendation, sylvia. Have you read The Girl Next Door by Jack Ketchum? A few years back I working my way through recommendations from the Guardian's 'What Are The Most Disturbing Novels?' thread and becoming a little concerned because I wasn't finding them that disturbing. Then I ...
by sylvia_north
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Tulpas and related subjects (SPOILERS)
Replies: 15
Views: 1821

Re: Tulpas and related subjects (SPOILERS)

https://blueflamemagick.wordpress.com/2014/09/14/tulpa-not-what-you-think/ I came across this when I found Tulku in my Theosophy recreational research, within the first chunk of episodes and thought it might similar to what's going on here. The idea of one energy, that can replicate itself on differ...
by sylvia_north
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Gender in Twin Peaks: The Return (SPOILERS)
Replies: 419
Views: 26135

Re: Gender in Twin Peaks: The Return (SPOILERS)

Good Diane discussion on Diane Podcast https://diane.libsyn.com/twin-peaks-the-return-part-16 starting 17:15- 23: 40 "metaphor for the survivor experience dissociation; Diane remains a mystery Twin Peaks as a metaphor for child sexual abuse and "how everything is implicated in that" I...
by sylvia_north
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5112
Views: 345942

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

Yesterday I found out that even the few new tunes are not from Badalamenti but from a guy named Dean Hurley. Yep! I've had that album on repeat since I found out about it a couple weeks ago. I think it came up in the soothing noises conversation on this thread, but hasn't been discussed too much on...
by sylvia_north
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Season 3 (2017) The Return (Spoilers)
Topic: Twin Peaks Return: The Profoundly Disappointed Support Group (SPOILERS)
Replies: 5112
Views: 345942

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

Bravo! Now, had he not filmed it before, is it a fair question whether the Lynch of today would have filmed the same kind of MD today if he was set to do it? I think that is a fair question, and my answer to it would be no. He did, it's called TPTR. MD was imagined as an TP spinoff at some point, c...

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