Poll: Would you like to see a 4th season happen? (SPOILERS PERMITTED)

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Would you like to see a 4th season happen?

Yes
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No
45
17%
Unsure
50
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Postby MysteryMan14 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:03 am

Lynch was asked about getting the fourth season during an event in Belgrade where he was on Skype. He told that its too early to talk about that if It were to happen we wouldnt see anything in the next 2 or 3 years because the last season took him 5 years to make.
He didnt say No so he propably has some ideas about a new plot.
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Postby Jasper » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:15 am

MysteryMan14 wrote:Lynch was asked about getting the fourth season during an event in Belgrade where he was on Skype. He told that its too early to talk about that if It were to happen we wouldnt see anything in the next 2 or 3 years because the last season took him 5 years to make.
He didnt say No so he propably has some ideas about a new plot.


Very interesting. Thanks for the information.

EDIT: It seems that the info comes from this reddit post, and two linked articles (in Serbian).
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Postby Mystery Roach » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:47 am

It sort of sounds like they might already be kicking around ideas. I didn't get the impression from that ending that they were trying to set up more, but I have no doubts that they could pull it off if they wanted to. It will be very interesting to see how the dust settles on the worlds and timelines if that happens, although my one trepidation at this point would be going down a science fiction alternate timeline road, which sounds tired and boring to me on the surface, as well as unsettling in a way I'm not sure I'd want.

I'm almost certain to love whatever they do though, and I sure wouldn't be mad about another ride like this one, or dare I say it, one even more Lynchian. I would personally love it if they just picked up the vibe from Part 18 and took it even further down the rabbit hole into Inland Empire territory, where you don't even know what the hell is going on for the entire duration of the season. Well a guy can dream, can't he?
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Postby MysteryMan14 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:46 am

Jasper wrote:
MysteryMan14 wrote:Lynch was asked about getting the fourth season during an event in Belgrade where he was on Skype. He told that its too early to talk about that if It were to happen we wouldnt see anything in the next 2 or 3 years because the last season took him 5 years to make.
He didnt say No so he propably has some ideas about a new plot.


Very interesting. Thanks for the information.

EDIT: It seems that the info comes from this reddit post, and two linked articles (in Serbian).

Yes I took It from Reddit but welcometotwinpeaks.com wrote about it too.
http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/twin ... n-4-years/
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Postby AgentEcho » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:14 am

It seems all the important parties have expressed an openness to the idea of continuing, and we can make a reasonable assumption that if discussions have begun, nothing will be even hinted at publicly until contracts are signed and there is an official announcement.

Still, until then I'm processing the 3rd season as though it is the end.
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Postby referendum » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:15 am

MysteryMan14 wrote:
Jasper wrote:
MysteryMan14 wrote:Lynch was asked about getting the fourth season during an event in Belgrade where he was on Skype. He told that its too early to talk about that if It were to happen we wouldnt see anything in the next 2 or 3 years because the last season took him 5 years to make.
He didnt say No so he propably has some ideas about a new plot.


Very interesting. Thanks for the information.

EDIT: It seems that the info comes from this reddit post, and two linked articles (in Serbian).

Yes I took It from Reddit but welcometotwinpeaks.com wrote about it too.
http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/twin ... n-4-years/


Lynch says: ''“Many things in life just happen and we have to come to our own conclusions. You can, for example, read a book that raises a series of questions, and you want to talk to the author, but he died a hundred years ago. That’s why everything is up to you.”
the obvious retort to that is, ''yeah, but you're not dead, so can you give us an answer now please while you are still alive to ask? Thanks.''
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Postby N. Needleman » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:50 am

I suspect they are further along than anyone is willing to admit, and probably had stuff in the mix before filming was over to possibly pick up and continue with in future. If it's true about certain material that was not aired, that's another flag.

I also suspect Laura Dern - who's made it clear in the press she is eager to continue with Diane - may have prodded him to move along as well.
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Postby Novalis » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:37 am

referendum wrote:
MysteryMan14 wrote:
Jasper wrote:
Very interesting. Thanks for the information.

EDIT: It seems that the info comes from this reddit post, and two linked articles (in Serbian).

Yes I took It from Reddit but welcometotwinpeaks.com wrote about it too.
http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/twin ... n-4-years/


Lynch says: ''“Many things in life just happen and we have to come to our own conclusions. You can, for example, read a book that raises a series of questions, and you want to talk to the author, but he died a hundred years ago. That’s why everything is up to you.”
the obvious retort to that is, ''yeah, but you're not dead, so can you give us an answer now please while you are still alive to ask? Thanks.''


Lynch's view on this is quite typical of what many of his generation of artists came to believe, funnily enough. In this ethos, once a work is made public its connection to a producer seems to evaporate, even while traces of the production process are purposely left in.

'[T]he voice loses its origin, the author enters into his own death, writing begins' claimed Roland Barthes, the year before 'Mai 68' and two years before Foucault replied with his equally notorious essay 'What is an Author?'. These writings resume feelings that had already been given voice earlier on in the century by the New Critics. But these texts had massive repercussions and influences in the art world. In the humanities there was a general feeling that appeals to the authority of an author or producer insufficiently accounted for the meaning and significance of works and texts; such appeals were held to fearfully police meaning's 'proliferation'. The old biographical methodology and connoisseurial accounts that had relied on a 'life-and-works' model of interpreting and appreciating art were seen as outdated and conservative -- it was up to the reception of the crowd what a work meant. I'm not claiming Lynch was explicitly taught these attitudes (his study of fine arts in Boston was perhaps a touch too early in his timeline for that any case) but that there existed within the artistic and literary communities of the late 1960s a 'structure of feeling' (Raymond WIlliams' term) in which people came to reject the author figure as a source of interpretive authority. The importance formerly accorded authors' and artists' names was recast as a mere function of organising and collating works on the part of collectors and critics. The word of the producer could not act as a guarantee or source of meaning. These factors deeply influenced individuals such as Warhol, for example, and led him to the adoption of his purposefully gnomic silence over meaning when confronted by would-be interviewers. By 1971, when Lynch was leaving Philadelphia and heading for Los Angeles and his work on Eraserhead, this structure of feeling would almost certainly have reached him, filtering down through contacts in the art world and their discussions.

While all this context may shed some light on the social genesis of Lynch's outlook, I do think that Lynch has held onto this attitude beyond its historical scope, for different reasons. The 'death of the author' idea has now lost a great deal of its potency and traction, but Lynch has steadfastly repeated its core lesson: to publicly create something is in some sense to die, to be interred beneath one's creation and the vicissitudes of its reception, cast adrift on the tide of culture and its favourite hermeneutic of the hour. But for Lynch I sense his withdrawal from interpretation is not just based on whatever structuralism 101 might have filtered down to his artistic milieu, but is far more something with spiritual implications. He speaks endlessly of creating worlds and feelings and moods (often without naming them) that he wants us to enter. He wants us in there in order to arrive at our own conclusions, and refuses to say yea or nay to these in terms of how they might tally with his intentions. If they are our intuitions, then they are the right ones, he will claim. So something else is also going on there, something that is vaguely reminiscent of 1950s and 1960s 'Human Potential movement' thinking -- Rogerian (after Carl Rogers) and vaguely 'spiritual' in its implicit belief that the universe is unfailingly provident for those who authentically seek answers. You only have to add what we know of Lynch's dalliance with the Maharishi and TM to reach an understanding of how that would gel together with certain western-filtered Asian religions. What may have began with 20th century paradigm shifts in the relation of artistic production and consumption of meaning ends up dovetailing, in Lynch's world, with a view of creativity and art as being inherently spiritually meaningful for the individual and yet silent in a social, shared register. To be honest, once you clear away the veneer of orientalism and 'depth', it's actually a very protestant (i.e. individualising) vision. Meaning is atomised into as many monads as there are people. I don't actually like that aspect of his talk; under the pretence of being non-directive, it is highly directive.

Apologies for the length and tangential nature of this post. Maybe it can live somewhere else in the near future, but I wanted to express it before it evaporated.
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Re: Poll: Would you like to see a 4th season happen? (SPOILERS PERMITTED)

Postby referendum » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:51 am

@novalis

blimey

[EDIT] i re-read what you wrote, or rather read it properly.

I had always seen Lynch's refusal to talk about what he does, to keep the mystery, as being similar to the story he told about psychotherapy: he said he went once, and asked the guy, 'will this effect my art-making?' and the therapist said. ' it might', so Lynch immediately stood up, said goodbye, and left. So I've taken the not talking about the work in the same way, as an entirely understandable impulse to protect it, and not wanting to jinx it. Don't break the spell. He seems quite superstitious, in some ways...the big boy diner ( every day for seven years), the 'uniform' dress sense, he has his rituals, he needs them to put himself in the place where he can make what he makes, and come up with ideas. Not ' killing' the work by explaining it, restricting it to one reading, seems like a part of that.
Also, he often says that ideas aren't his, that they come from somewhere else, and if he actually believed that to be true, then i imagine it is a process he would not wish to over-examine too much.

I don't know how any of that fits in with what you wrote, if at all.
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Postby Ashok » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:01 am

I'm feeling very confident on Season 4 now. I'm just going to believe Part 18 was a season finale. :)
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Postby Jasper » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:06 am

Seems like a good time for an updated info dump (begun in another thread).

Ratings for The Return, in millions, covering live viewership only in the United States, and not including streaming views:

Parts 1 & 2 — 0.506
Parts 3 & 4 — 0.195
Part 5 — 0.254
Part 6 — 0.270
Part 7 — 0.294
Part 8 — 0.246
Part 9 — 0.355
Part 10 — 0.267
Part 11 — 0.219
Part 12 — 0.240
Part 13 — 0.280
Part 14 — 0.253
Part 15 — 0.329
Part 16 — 0.267
Part 17 — 0.254
Part 18 — 0.240

David Nevins, Showtime CEO:

Vanity Fair

August 8, 2017
https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/20 ... ext-season
“I don’t think so, but it’s not impossible,” he said, hedging a bit (because hey, you never know). “[Lynch and I are] both avoiding the conversation for a while; we want to let the story coalesce and see how people feel at the end.”

Nevins promised that he and Lynch won’t discuss the future of Twin Peaks until the show’s finale, scheduled for Labor Day weekend. He also noted that “Lynch has been in France pretty much since the premiere event we had,” so he hasn’t been available for discussion.
(.......)
Despite its hallowed place in the pop-cultural canon, The Return is a far weaker performer than Showtime hits like Shameless and Ray Donovan, Nevins acknowledged. Still, he’s “really happy” with its performance, claiming it “drove our business in a way that almost nothing else could.”

“It’s been interesting and maybe it’s a blinding glimpse of how Netflix looks at the world, but [it had] a palpable effect on subscribers even though its overall numbers are not as big as our biggest shows,” Nevins said, adding that the upswing has lasted “for multiple months now.”
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/Film
August 8, 2017
http://www.slashfilm.com/twin-peaks-sea ... pened-yet/
The only regret Nevins has is not offering Lynch the deal he wanted up front. In April of 2015, Lynch tweeted he was leaving Twin Peaks. Nevins quickly won him back.

“The only thing I would do differently is I would have given him that deal three weeks earlier,” Nevins said.
(.......)
“It’s not so low either,” Nevins added. “It’s a way higher proportion of streaming than anything else. The multiple compared to the people who watch it on Sunday night live is way higher than anything else. This has always been our weakest quarter. Springtime has always been against Game of Thrones. This year, it’s not so much against Game of Thrones. It went a little bit later, but Q2 has always been our weakest quarter. Cable is up 11% today and you can assume Showtime is up a higher percentage to drive that. That’s new subscriptions driven by Twin Peaks. That’s the biggest factor in that. It kind of did its job for being such an unusual show for us.”
(.......)
Nevins would support alternate cuts and extra footage, but doubts Lynch would be into it.

“I can’t imagine he’ll do a B cut,” Nevins said. “I would be shocked. If he wants to, I’ll support it. I’ll pay for it. I would love it but I can’t imagine he would do that.”
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Deadline
August 8, 2017
https://deadline.com/2017/08/twin-peaks ... 202144491/
“It was always intended to be one season.” He added, ”A lot of people are speculating but there’s been zero contemplation, zero discussions other than fans asking me about it.” Showtime programming president Gary Levine adds that taking on all 18 hours of the revived mystery was a “Herculean effort“ for director David Lynch, but should Lynch decide he wants to climb the mountain of premium television content once more, Showtime is very much open to the idea. “I don’t know if he wants to do it,” though, Levine adds.

Mark Frost:

Variety
Oct. 6, 2014
http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/twin-pe ... 201322329/
As to whether the miniseries would become an ongoing series, Frost said: "If we have a great time doing it and everybody loves it and they decide there's room for more, I could see it going that way."
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(The credit for rounding up the 2014 Mark Frost quotes goes to Agent Earle.)

Buzzfeed
October 06, 2014
https://www.buzzfeed.com/jacelacob/twin ... gf37lJRgYM
Q: Is this limited series meant to offer a sense of finality at the end, or is it another prism through which you can view the series as a whole?

"I'd hate to prejudge for people what their perceptions should be, or even to direct them. I always like, as you know, the work to speak for itself. It's too early really to answer this question, I guess is a long-winded way of saying that. We'll let people tell us what they think, and how they feel, and we'll go from there."
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TVLine
October 6, 2014
https://tvline.com/2014/10/06/twin-peak ... -spoilers/
Q: If it’s a success, could there be more?

"We’ve learned never to say never. Anything is a possibility."
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Deadline
October 6, 2014
https://deadline.com/2014/10/twin-peaks ... ew-846363/
Q: Is the limited series definitely the end of the Twin Peaks franchise or you would be open for more?

"That’s sort of what we thought the last time, and look what happened. I wouldn’t think it will take us 25 years to decide the next time around — I hope it wouldn’t because it would be a lot harder to do the work then — but I think anything’s possible to be honest, given that this is happening."
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Indiewire
October 26, 2017
http://www.indiewire.com/2017/10/twin-p ... 201891106/
“I haven’t decided yet,” said Frost in an interview with IndieWire. “I think it’s still an open question and it’s one that we’re looking at and one that I think Showtime is musing as well.”
(...)
“It’s something you have to think long and hard about,” said Frost. “We’ll make the decision when the time is right. There certainly is no sense of urgency about it.”
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BBC Radio
Nov. 5, 2017
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05m38ck

Q: Are we talking about a circle now that you feel is fully completed with Twin Peaks?

"Well, I think if this was all we ended up doing, I’d say yeah, I think the line came all the way around and met the point where we started."

Q: So this is a place of peace for you?

"It is today. (laughing) You know, you never know what tomorrow will bring. Whatever happens from this point forward I feel very satisfied with what we were able to do."
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Digital Spy
Nov. 13, 2017
http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/twin-peaks ... interview/

“It's too early to say about any possible future of the show from here on out."
(….)
Q; Answering questions closes off certain stories should there be a Season 4. That power was solely in your hands – was that in your mind at all when writing?

"No, I wouldn't say that anything is foreclosed in terms of moving forward."
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Talkhouse
Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot) with Mark Frost (Twin Peaks)
published on Nov. 14, 2017
https://soundcloud.com/thetalkhouse/esmail-frost-320

Q: Are you doing another season?

“We don’t know yet.”

Q: Is it going to be the same thing where if it comes to you it comes to you, if not, you know…

“I think there has to be a compelling reason to do it, you know, um…”

Q: So you didn’t do this season thinking “Oh, here, and then there will be another story after this.”

“No, not necessarily, but you know, never say never, we didn’t know the last time either. There was clearly more unfinished business the last time. We were left mid-narrative there, so at the very least we wanted to feel some sense of completion.”

David Lynch:

Rolling Stone
May 17, 2017
http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/features ... ve-w482337
Q: Do you see yourself making features for television now?

"No. I don't know what will happen next, but this is an 18-hour film in my mind. And I love the idea of a continuing story. A feature is over in two-and-a-half, three hours. The stories that you tell on cable can go on and on and on. It's really beautiful."

Q: Will there be more Twin Peaks after this?

"I have no idea. It depends on how it goes over. You're going to have to wait and see."
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USA Today
May 17, 2017
https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/ ... 101774630/
Could there be more episodes? "You never say never."
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The Daily Beast
May 22, 2017
http://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the ... avid-lynch
Lynch will co-write and direct all 18 episodes of Twin Peaks’ new season but won’t disclose whether or not his contract extends beyond the one season.

We’ll see how it goes in the world. That’s what we’ve got to see,” utters Lynch. “All I can say, Marlow, is that I love the world of Twin Peaks and the people in it, so it would not be a hardship. But like I said, we’ll have to see what the people think.”
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Welcome to Twin Peaks
September 14, 2017
http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/twin ... n-4-years/
In support of his “Small Stories” photo exhibition currently on display at the Belgrade Culture Centre (Kulturni Centar Beograda) in Serbia, David Lynch participated in a public Skype session projected onto the cinema screen of KCB’s jam-packed theater.
on the question of whether there will be a 4th season of Twin Peaks:

"That is too early to tell. If there was a fourth season, it wouldn’t happen for several years, ‘cause it took four and a half years to do this one."

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Entertainment Weekly
September 14, 2017
http://ew.com/tv/2017/09/15/david-lynch ... ks-finale/
EW: How does it feel now to be able to finish what had been an unfinished work?

LYNCH: It feels really good. It went really good in the world. I feel very thankful and happy that we did it.
(…)
EW: Has Showtime talked to you about more Twin Peaks?

LYNCH: No, we haven’t talked. The thing just finished! Even if there was more, it would be four years from now before anyone would see it. We’ll just have to wait and see.

EW: Do you have any ideas for what would be next?

LYNCH: No, I can’t talk about that.
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Variety
(reporting on the Camerimage Film Festival)
November 14, 2017
http://variety.com/2017/film/global/dav ... 202615377/

The director would not reveal details about prospects for the series’ fourth season, saying, for now, “There’s nothing to talk about.”
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The Hollywood Reporter
November 22, 2017
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/fien- ... ew-1053029

Q: What would be the impetus that would require you and Mark Frost to come back to this world? What would it take?

“I don't know. It's too early to say that right now.”

Q: But it's definitely not something that you rule out?

“I’ve learned never say never.”

(a bit later in the interview...)

Q: Going back to the feelings you're having about TV, have you started thinking in terms of long-form storytelling more often in your mind?

"Yeah, it's thrilling to me. Continuing story. It's absolutely thrilling."

Q: And do you think that TV is generally ready for the kind of stories you want to tell, or was Showtime a special case?

"No, I think they're generally ready. And I think it's what's happening. All these things go in waves. But right now, it's a very friendly environment for a continuing story."

Q: Does that make you want to dive in aggressively? Does it make you want to go, I want to catch this wave while it's still cresting?

"In some ways, yes." (Pauses.)

Q: And in other ways?

"No." (Laughs.)

Sabrina Sutherland:

Reddit AMA
September 11, 2017
https://www.reddit.com/r/twinpeaks/comm ... ?context=3
Q: I was wondering if YOU personally think David will make another film (Twin Peaks or not)?

“David has never said that he wouldn’t.”

Kyle MacLachlan:

Associated Press
May 18, 2017
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/201 ... s-after-d/
When asked if the revival could give us even more than these 18 parts, Kyle said he thought chances were good. “Whether David and Mark feel compelled to write them, I don’t know. But I think he has more stories.”
___________

Esquire
September 4, 2017
http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/tv ... interview/
Q: Would you do it again, down the road?

"Oh, yes. In a minute."
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Vulture
September 5, 2017
http://www.vulture.com/2017/09/twin-pea ... opers.html
Q: Has he talked about a fourth season with you?

“No, no discussions. No discussions have happened. I have no idea where this is going to go.”

Q: Would you be down for it?

“I love Cooper!”

Sherilyn Fenn:

inews
September 1, 2017
https://inews.co.uk/essentials/culture/ ... vid-lynch/
Q: If David Lynch wanted to do another season of Twin Peaks, would you do it?

“Oh yeah. He said if people loved it he would do another one, and the hardest part is just sitting down and writing it. But he had so much fun this time, he really loved it. And he got to do it the way he wanted to. It’s like an 18-hour movie, so he’s happy. Let’s just stay positive. It really turned out the way he wanted it to in his heart.”

Laura Dern:

Indiewire
September 11, 2017
http://www.indiewire.com/2017/09/laura- ... 201875064/
“I’ll never say no to David, and I’ll never say no to Diane because now I’ve fallen in love with her.”
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Postby Mr. Reindeer » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:35 pm

I loved Episode 29 as an ending, but was thrilled to learn we were getting more. Going into this season, I was one of those who wanted closure and a definitive ending. Instead, I find myself in the same place I was after S2: extremely happy with Part 18 as a full stop ending if that's what it ends up being, but also very excited at the prospect of a continuation.
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Postby AgentEcho » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:58 pm

referendum wrote:
MysteryMan14 wrote:
Jasper wrote:
Very interesting. Thanks for the information.

EDIT: It seems that the info comes from this reddit post, and two linked articles (in Serbian).

Yes I took It from Reddit but welcometotwinpeaks.com wrote about it too.
http://welcometotwinpeaks.com/news/twin ... n-4-years/


Lynch says: ''“Many things in life just happen and we have to come to our own conclusions. You can, for example, read a book that raises a series of questions, and you want to talk to the author, but he died a hundred years ago. That’s why everything is up to you.”
the obvious retort to that is, ''yeah, but you're not dead, so can you give us an answer now please while you are still alive to ask? Thanks.''


I agree 100% with Lynch on this. People have a tendency to hang too much value on the words of an artist when they talk about their work. Hell even if they don't, they will look into the biography of an artist as way to interpret their art. People have often talked about an incident in Lynch's childhood where he saw a naked battered woman walking out of a house and how the trauma of that experience has kept resurfacing in Lynch's work. Sure it has, but does that make it resonate more personally with the viewer? The Ruby scene in part 15 resonated with me for reasons that probably had nothing to do with the reasons Lynch put the scene there, and that's much more powerful than understanding Lynch's intention. An explanation of the artists intentions puts a fence around the experience people have. Lynch refusing to provide an answer leaves us free to create meaning out of his work that resonates with our own experience.
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Postby Jasper » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:00 pm

Mr. Reindeer wrote:I loved Episode 29 as an ending, but was thrilled to learn we were getting more. Going into this season, I was one of those who wanted closure and a definitive ending. Instead, I find myself in the same place I was after S2: extremely happy with Part 18 as a full stop ending if that's what it ends up being, but also very excited at the prospect of a continuation.


"Closure. I keep hearing that word. It's the theater of the absurd. Everybody knows that on television they'll see the end of the story in the last 15 minutes of the thing. It's like a drug. To me, that's the beauty of Twin Peaks. We throw in some curve balls. As soon as a show has a sense of closure, it gives you an excuse to forget you've seen the damn thing."
—David Lynch (Los Angeles Times, Feb. 18, 1990)
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Postby Mr. Reindeer » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:38 pm

Jasper wrote:
Mr. Reindeer wrote:I loved Episode 29 as an ending, but was thrilled to learn we were getting more. Going into this season, I was one of those who wanted closure and a definitive ending. Instead, I find myself in the same place I was after S2: extremely happy with Part 18 as a full stop ending if that's what it ends up being, but also very excited at the prospect of a continuation.


"Closure. I keep hearing that word. It's the theater of the absurd. Everybody knows that on television they'll see the end of the story in the last 15 minutes of the thing. It's like a drug. To me, that's the beauty of Twin Peaks. We throw in some curve balls. As soon as a show has a sense of closure, it gives you an excuse to forget you've seen the damn thing."
—David Lynch (Los Angeles Times, Feb. 18, 1990)


Heh, I don't fully agree with his last statement. MD gave me some pretty solid closure, and I wanted to rewatch the second it ended, again and again. But, point taken.

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