Twin Peaks

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

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'90s cult fave reboot just as odd, arresting as original.

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Based on 3 reviews

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Based on 7 reviews

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So Disappointed

The original Twin Peaks is my favorite TV show of all time so I was pretty excited about this new season. I was so disappointed after watching it that it almost hurt. The 2017 season is very reminiscent of David Lynch's Eraserhead era of filmmaking (which is not my favorite- if you like that era, though, you will probably like this relaunch!). It is bleak, depressing, all of the funny, endearing aspects of Twin Peaks are completely gone. While, yes, Twin Peaks is a dark show, part of what made it so iconic and interesting was the juxtaposition of the dark and the light, the sadness and the humor. This reboot is completely one sided. It is all gloom and misery. It is also pretty darn boring. My husband (also an original TP fan) and I couldn't even finish watching it. A sad and unnecessary edition to an incredible, iconic TV show. (Also, be warned: Unlike the original Twin Peaks, this one has nudity and amps up the drug use, sex stuff, etc.)

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