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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby dud » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:14 pm

thought this bit from the EW AMA was really interesting, surprised no one else brought it up:


So I can tell you something about this, something we didn't report in the cover story. It sounds like the new show doesn't put the pedal to the metal with pay cable explicitness. This is what Showtime's president and CEO David Nevins told me, when I asked him to what degree Lynch indulges the freedoms of pay cable: "There are moments, but mostly David’s pretty clean. There’s darkness and there’s scariness and there’s -- there are some moments of shock, but a lot less cursing and probably somewhat less nudity than most of our other programming. Definitely a lot less cursing... You know, part what defines David as such an entertaining filmmaker is he's got such a range of tones. It’s funny, it’s dramatic, it’s emotional, it’s shocking and occasionally it’s violent, but a lot of times the violence is more implied than shown. When he's funny, he's really funny. That’s one of the things I really like about the show is there’s just such a satisfying range of tones. I don’t like things that are one thing, I like things that are lots of things."
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Ross » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:27 pm

Interesting post about the (lack of) explicitness. I'm wondering if everyone will still be smoking.
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Audrey Horne » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:34 pm

Personal I love it. peaks was so rooted in Hayes Code era of filmmaking, and the best filmmakers worked around those constraints, and you had to be smart to read between the lines with how dirty some of them were actually being. So I thought Peaks was somehow working in the same brilliant manner. Sturgeon, Lubitsche, Hitchcock, Wilder... Lynch.
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Mr. Reindeer » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:56 pm

That 400 page count is really somethin'. Even if we accept that that was for the original target of 9 hours and L&F subsequently wrote a LOT more, and even given Lynch's love of slow pacing and on-set improvisation, that page count is pretty damn low for even nine hours.

In most aspects of this production I'm hoping for Lynch to really go to town, no restrictions -- the "pure heroin" version is exactly what I'm hoping for. However, editing is the one area where I really hope he exercises restraint. Lynch's films have always benefited from judicious editing: i adore the deleted scenes from BV and FWWM, but both films are far stronger having lost them. Likewise, I want to see everything Lynch shot for this season eventually, but have a feeling a decent chunk of it doesn't belong in the series proper.
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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby WhiteLodge90 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:12 pm

Ross wrote:I couldn't find the magazine today so I haven't seen the article, but Beano posted this quote on Twitter:
"Nevins says it will resemble both a serialized soap opera and the more abstract storytelling of lost highway."


Interesting.. Was hoping for more Mulholland Drive than Lost Highway as I found the later part of the film to be too complicated for even myself to follow. But I trust Lynch to do right.
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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby WhiteLodge90 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:14 pm

dud wrote:thought this bit from the EW AMA was really interesting, surprised no one else brought it up:


So I can tell you something about this, something we didn't report in the cover story. It sounds like the new show doesn't put the pedal to the metal with pay cable explicitness. This is what Showtime's president and CEO David Nevins told me, when I asked him to what degree Lynch indulges the freedoms of pay cable: "There are moments, but mostly David’s pretty clean. There’s darkness and there’s scariness and there’s -- there are some moments of shock, but a lot less cursing and probably somewhat less nudity than most of our other programming. Definitely a lot less cursing... You know, part what defines David as such an entertaining filmmaker is he's got such a range of tones. It’s funny, it’s dramatic, it’s emotional, it’s shocking and occasionally it’s violent, but a lot of times the violence is more implied than shown. When he's funny, he's really funny. That’s one of the things I really like about the show is there’s just such a satisfying range of tones. I don’t like things that are one thing, I like things that are lots of things."


Sounds a lot like what I knew the show would be like. Very layered in style.
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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby beano » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:16 pm

Ross wrote:I couldn't find the magazine today so I haven't seen the article, but Beano posted this quote on Twitter:
"Nevins says it will resemble both a serialized soap opera and the more abstract storytelling of lost highway."


Here is the exact quote from the article:

"Will it resemble the serialized soap opera of the original or the fractured, abstract storytelling of Lynch's 1997 psycho-thriller Lost Highway? 'The honest answer is both,' says David Nevins, chief operating officer of Showtime. Adds president of programming Gary Levine, 'There's a compelling spine through the story, yet there are diversions, tangents, fantasy.'"
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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby WhiteLodge90 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:18 pm

beano wrote:
Ross wrote:I couldn't find the magazine today so I haven't seen the article, but Beano posted this quote on Twitter:
"Nevins says it will resemble both a serialized soap opera and the more abstract storytelling of lost highway."


Here is the exact quote from the article:

"Will it resemble the serialized soap opera of the original or the fractured, abstract storytelling of Lynch's 1997 psycho-thriller Lost Highway? 'The honest answer is both,' says David Nevins, chief operating officer of Showtime. Adds president of programming Gary Levine, 'There's a compelling spine through the story, yet there are diversions, tangents, fantasy.'"



The original show had some small tangents of fantasy as well. I think the newer one will just have more which I'm cool with as long as in Lost Highway's case it doesn't completely throw the story for a loop midway through and then give a rushed and confusing ending.
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Snailhead » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:43 pm

Those descriptions sound delicious!
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Saturn's child » Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:58 pm

Another interesting quote from the EW AMA (apologies if it's been mentioned):

"... I was privy to a conversation between two people involved in the new TP in which they were debating whether to release an image of a character played by a certain high profile newcomer whose visual look is apparently striking and amazing. They decided not to do so at this time."

Hmm....
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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby Agent Earle » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:39 pm

Mordeen wrote: As the saying goes, opinions are like assholes and FWWM plays into Season 3 so there will be plenty of sore assholes when the dust settles.



Wow, I didn't know of this saying. Whatta corker! :)
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Re: NO SPOILERS: Twin Peaks Season 3 on Showtime May 21st 2017

Postby Mordeen » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:11 am

Agent Earle wrote:
Mordeen wrote: As the saying goes, opinions are like assholes and FWWM plays into Season 3 so there will be plenty of sore assholes when the dust settles.



Wow, I didn't know of this saying. Whatta corker! :)

Cork that asshole. Heh.

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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Soolsma » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:27 am

Oh, there'll probably be bummed people throughout the entire spectrum of TP fandom.

I could never say for sure though, but I have my faith the majority will be more than pleased.
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby tid » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:54 am

Is any tech savvy members of this forum able to rip and download the 40 minute special and post a link here please?
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Re: Twin Peaks Reunion in Entertainment Weekly

Postby Jerry Horne » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:56 am

tid wrote:Is any tech savvy members of this forum able to rip and download the 40 minute special and post a link here please?


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