Twin Peaks Season 3 Blu-ray

It seems like only yesterday that David Lynch and Mark Frost broke everyone’s brain with their weird, wild Twin Peaks revival. Some loved it while others thought that perhaps Lynch was pulling a prank on the audience. Either way, it was one of the most original pieces of TV in quite some time. And now Twin Peaks season 3 is about to make its way to Blu-ray, and it’s bringing a whole lot of damn fine special features with it. Get the Twin Peaks season 3 Blu-ray news below.

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Harry Dean Stanton Dead

The beginning of the weekend brings sad news as veteran character actor Harry Dean Stanton died at age 91.

Harry Dean Stanton wasn’t a name that many audience members would know unless they were huge cinephiles, but he was a welcome presence in any film, often playing bit parts in various movies and TV shows over the years, effortlessly bringing them to life with his signature succinct charm. If you need a better idea of how great Stanton was at his job, film critic Roger Ebert once said, “No movie featuring either Harry Dean Stanton or M. Emmet Walsh in a supporting role can be altogether bad.”

We remember the life and career of Harry Dean Stanton below. Read More »

Twin Peaks finale review

(Each week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Twin Peaks: The Return by answering one question: what was the best scene of the episode?)

The second season of Twin Peaks ended on a cliffhanger so severe it was borderline cruel, instantly establishing itself as one of the most unforgettable moments of television in the medium’s history. More than two decades later, creators David Lynch and Mark Frost were given the resources to continue their story with total creative freedom. So how did they choose to end this season – and possibly the series as a whole? Read our Twin Peaks finale review to find out.
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Twin Peaks part 16 review

(Each week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Twin Peaks: The Return by answering one question: what was the best scene of the episode?)

The world’s attention may have been focused on Game of Thrones‘ season 7 finale last night, but an hour beforehand, David Lynch and Mark Frost headed into the home stretch of Twin Peaks by delivering one of the most satisfying moments of the season so far.

Warning: major spoilers ahead, so if you haven’t caught up yet, turn back now.
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Twin Peaks part 15 review

(Each week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Twin Peaks: The Return by answering one question: what was the best scene of the episode?)

As Twin Peaks approaches the conclusion of its new season, I wondered if co-creators David Lynch and Mark Frost might begin to narrow their focus and concentrate on the task of converging plot lines for the remaining hours the show has left. While last night’s fifteenth hour of The Return wasn’t quite as satisfying (to me) as the previous episode, it did manage to bring multiple storylines together in a way that at least seems appropriate for a show whose ending is in sight.
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Twin Peaks part 14 review

(Each week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Twin Peaks: The Return by answering one question: what was the best scene of the episode?)

After despising the past couple of episodes of Twin Peaks, the elusive series connected with me in a big way with last night’s installment, trading narrative tangents and autuer-driven indulgences for a mythology-centric hour that made me breath a sigh of relief. Twin Peaks contains multitudes and part of its legend stems from the way it can represent many things to many people, but I’m partial to episodes like the one that aired last night, and I found it to be particularly satisfying – especially in the wake of what came before it.

Read our Twin Peaks part 14 review below.
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Twin Peaks review part 3 and 4

Showtime has been synonymous with Twin Peaks all summer as the return of David Lynch’s surreal mystery has kept fans guessing every week. You’d think Showtime would be angling for a second season by now, 13 episodes in, but at a party for the Television Critics Association, Showtime President and CEO David Nevins told reporters he hasn’t even spoken to Lynch about it.

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Twin Peaks part 13 review

(Each week, we’re going to kick off a discussion about Twin Peaks: The Return by answering one question: what was the best scene of the episode?)

If you’ve read my reviews of previous episodes of Twin Peaks, you know that I’ve largely viewed this new season as a story that wildly fluctuates in quality from one hour to the next. The aspect of the series that’s primarily kept me on board thus far has been the promise that while not every episode will be a winner, at least the show will remain captivating in the way it translates David Lynch and Mark Frost‘s vision to the screen.

But last night’s episode failed to deliver for me on practically every front, and caused me to question everything I thought I knew about Twin Peaks so far.
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The Lion King - Behind the Scenes

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)

In this edition, a new featurette from the upcoming Signature Edition of The Lion King on home video shows off never-before-seen footage of the voice actors from the 1994 modern classic recording their lines, including Jeremy Irons doing a rendition of “Be Prepared.” There’s also a recap of the first season of Westworld in six minutes by series co-star Jimmi Simpson and a strange but real parody of Twin Peaks that was shown during a recent episode of WWE Smackdown. Read More »

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Joanna Robinson and David Chen recap episodes 11 and 12 of Twin Peaks: The Return. Check out Ben Pearson’s recap of the ep 12 here.

Find more episodes of the podcast at peakstv.com. Feel free to email us your theories at peakstv(AT)gmail.com.
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