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12/09/2017 11:51 pm  

Howdy!

I was sad and confused when it ended, too.

I gave it some thought, and a Theory emerged. I've decided I'll rewatch the whole series to confirm it. I'm currently on Season 01 Episode 05. Guess what? So far, so good.

I'll blog about it here: Twin Peaks Rewatch

You're all invited! I'd love to know what you think of it.

See ya!


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13/09/2017 1:55 am  

I like it.


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13/09/2017 11:22 am  

Thanks, Paul! I'll add more stuff soon.


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13/09/2017 12:55 pm  
Posted by: Leo Saramago

Howdy!

I was sad and confused when it ended, too.

I gave it some thought, and a Theory emerged. I've decided I'll rewatch the whole series to confirm it. I'm currently on Season 01 Episode 05. Guess what? So far, so good.

I'll blog about it here: Twin Peaks Rewatch

You're all invited! I'd love to know what you think of it.

See ya!

But what's the theory being tested? I clicked the last no and only read your intent to rewatch and that so far your theory is being confirmed but I can't find what the theory is. Never mind found it. I like it, but, why?

why go through all this trouble to simply tell a tale of a girl who murdered her father's mistress?

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13/09/2017 1:01 pm  

Hi! I think you're talking about the first post, the one that also works as a spoiler alert.

This is the latest:

http://tprewatch.blogspot.com.br/2017/09/scream-lights-out-and-flash.html

Let me know if this still doesn't work, please.


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14/09/2017 3:55 pm  

Cheers Leo! You had my attention when you said "sad and confused". I had a look at your blog and it seems interesting. More later. 😀

P.S. I hope BOB doesn't come tonight.


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14/09/2017 4:54 pm  

Hey, BewareOfBob! That's good to know. Let's rock!


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14/09/2017 11:36 pm  
Posted by: Mtstery Pakhandam
Posted by: Leo Saramago

Howdy!

I was sad and confused when it ended, too.

I gave it some thought, and a Theory emerged. I've decided I'll rewatch the whole series to confirm it. I'm currently on Season 01 Episode 05. Guess what? So far, so good.

I'll blog about it here: Twin Peaks Rewatch

You're all invited! I'd love to know what you think of it.

See ya!

But what's the theory being tested? I clicked the last no and only read your intent to rewatch and that so far your theory is being confirmed but I can't find what the theory is. Never mind found it. I like it, but, why?

why go through all this trouble to simply tell a tale of a girl who murdered her father's mistress?

Hi again, Mtstery Pakhandam! I'm sorry for the delay, I didn't notice the last part of your comments earlier.

Because the intent is to take us through the emotional rollercoaster. It was so well crafted, that we even got happy endings, like Norma, Nadine, Dougie... All the other stories count, they all have a purpose. It's like we're looking at feelings, not just characters and a plot as in traditional movies/tv.

It's about enjoying the ride, not just the arrival. Twin Peaks is the Tragedy genre renewed.

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14/09/2017 11:57 pm  

...and I must add. In my Theory, there's still room for another layer, one I don't like much, but may have been authors' intent:

The Dreamer may have reached Evil in Transcendence through the Dream. Lynch likes this sort of stuff. It's not the Judy we get introduced to(because the TP storyline is non-existent), but something that had always influenced The Dreamer in the Real Past, and can only be bridged to when someone is dreaming. This is certainly a topic for a future blog entry...

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15/09/2017 1:58 am  

I may have sounded insensitive in my second to last reply. I mean, a Tragedy driven by sorrow and pain like Twin Peaks is meant to connect to our hearts, not just entertain as a plot. It's Art, and Art makes us rethink stuff in our own lives.

Murder is not supposed to be taken lightly, right? The Violence in Twin Peaks mirrors the Violence in our days. We've become kind of numb to it, and so has Pop Culture. Don't get me wrong, I'm not being politically correct here. And I'm not self-righteous, either.

Everything that looks and sounds dark in Twin Peaks, including supernatural events, derives from Laura's murder.

Besides, the complexity of The Dreamer is the combination of all characters/feelings. If we describe the story as being just a tale of a murder, we're missing half the gems.


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