“This week’s episode of Twin Peaks: The Return uses Mark Frost and David Lynch’s abiding preoccupation with doppelgangers and mirror imagery as an often subtle structural device.”
Read the entire recap for Twin Peaks: The Return, “Part 7” over at The House Next Door.
“Many of the events in the latest episode of Twin Peaks: The Return seem to depend on the toss of a coin, inviting speculation about the balance between chance and necessity in the lives of the characters.”
Read the entire recap of Twin Peaks: The Return, “Part 6” at The House Next Door.
“Kiju Yoshida’s thought-provoking political trilogy makes its Region A Blu-ray debut with sturdy transfers and some essential contextual bonus materials.”
Read my review of Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism over at Slant Magazine.
“The establishing shot of the glittering nighttime Las Vegas skyline that opens “Part 5” of Twin Peaks: The Return dissolves to a street-level prowl through an old-school, neon-lit district before cutting to the Rancho Rosa billboard, moodily lit by a spotlight.”
Read my recap of Twin Peaks: The Return, “Part 5” at The House Next Door.
“Watching the first four episodes of Twin Peaks: The Return has been tantamount to participating in an exceptionally gnomic guessing game. Most of the lingering questions that have been raised thus far center on matters of significance—and in both senses of the word.”
Read my recap of Twin Peaks: The Return, “Part 4” at The House Next Door.
“The first 15 minutes of part three of Twin Peaks: The Return play like one of David Lynch’s hermetically sealed surrealist short films. Agent Cooper’s (Kyle MacLachlan) plunge through space-time comes to an abrupt end when he crash-lands on a rivet-studded metal balcony overlooking a dark purple sea.”
Read my recap of Twin Peaks: The Return, “Part 3” at The House Next Door.
“Just like that gum you like, Twin Peaks is back in style. And that style is unadulterated, late-period David Lynch. Sometimes it’s the casting of seemingly minor parts, sometimes just a bit of stray imagery, but Lynch and co-creator Mark Frost somehow manage to evoke moments from Lost Highway and, in particular, Mulholland Drive at least as often as they do the original TV series, which ran on ABC from 1990 to 1991.”
Read my first recap of Twin Peaks: The Return for The House Next Door, the official blog of Slant Magazine.