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On The Terror Of "Twin Peaks": His Name Is BOB

I was one of those kids traumatized by the words/imagery of Killer Bob's few seconds of screen time each week. I watch the series every couple years - amazed by the execution of the first season; and even more disappointed with the sloppiness of the second.

I have a lot of respect for Lynch's filmmaking process. INLAND EMPIRE is a diabolical visual/auditory hallucination. But Twin Peaks seems to be his most accessible work of American cinematic surrealism. (Yeah - I know it was on TV but whatev.). A remake or reimagining just wouldn't be the same without a true visionary at the helm, even if Mark Frost was involved.

As far as my fave Twin Peaks moments - Ronette Pulaski walking down the train tracks bloodied and battered... And Julee Cruisee enchanting performance of 'Falling'. Has Any show had as many compelling moments since?

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 5:54 pm 0