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After David Lynch’s cult television series Twin Peaks ended in June of 1991, Lynch went on to direct a prequel film titled Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me which was released the following year.  Many fans of the series expected Lynch to tie up loose ends and were disappointed to realize that he does nothing of the sort.  Lynch was not interested in a resolution but rather, wanted to delve deeper into the character of Laura Palmer and her final days before she was brutally murdered.

I understand some of the criticism surrounding Fire Walk With Me.  It is not an easy film.  It was panned by critics, fans of the series, and casual viewers when it was released in 1992.  It was even booed at the Cannes film festival.  In the years since its release though, Fire Walk With Me is beginning to become recognized for the masterwork that…

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