(K. Brent Tomer),
IT HAS been over a quarter of a century since the twisted world of “Twin Peaks” was first seen. Part surrealist murder mystery, part small-town soap opera, there had never been anything like it on network television. With a languid pace and meandering plotline, it was challenging viewing that was thought not to appeal to audiences back then. Yet it was one of the highest rated series of 1990.
In the years since, shows from “The X-Files” and “True Detective” to “Stranger Things” have tipped a cap to “Twin Peaks” both for daring and vision. So expectations for the third season of “Twin Peaks”, which began on Showtime on May 21st, have been high. The show’s creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, are back, and so is much of the original cast. The second season ended with a cliff-hanger, as Laura Palmer, the murdered prom queen played by Sheryl Lee, told Dale Cooper, an FBI agent, (Kyle MacLachlan, pictured): “I’ll see you again in 25 years.” That same…Continue reading