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Twin Peaks (1990)

An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (This standalone version of the series pilot was produced for the European VHS market and has an alternate, closed ending.)
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Jimmy J
April 11, 2022
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Twin Peaks: Why LGBTQ Ally Depiction is Crucial

I’m sure no one really needs to be told what Twin Peaks is, but we’ll go through a speedy summary. Twin Peaks is a mystery-horror drama TV series that premiered on April 8th, 1990, which means it’s thirty-two years old as of – *checks watch* – now. It was created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, the latter of which also directed surrealist works such as Mulholland Drive (2001) and the original Dune (1984) Twin Peaks centers around the murder of a teenage girl in a small, rural town in Washington and the unnatural circumstances surrounding it. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called to the tiny town to investigate and ends up neck-deep in drug rings, prostitution, domestic abuse, and supernatural happenings. The show is known for its dramatic, dissonant shifts between drama, horror, and comedy. It features a stellar jazz soundtrack, amazing characters, and acting, and is deeply ingrained in current pop culture as we know it. Although today I’ll only be speaking of episodes 18, 19, and 20, because they contain Agent Denise Bryson, Twin Peaks’ trans woman FBI agent. I will not be covering 2017’s Twin Peaks: The Return (although
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (This standalone version of the series pilot was produced for the European VHS market and has an alternate, closed ending.)

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Genre:Crime, Drama, Mystery, TV Movie
Directed By:David Lynch
Written By:David Lynch, Mark Frost
In Theaters:4/8/1990
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Runtime:116 minutes
Studio:Spelling Entertainment, Worldvision, Lynch/Frost Productions, Lynch Entertainment

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