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“The Truth Is Out There”: Music in Modern/Postmodern Television

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Although in its early years television relied heavily on the broadcasting practices of radio and film, by the 1980s and 1990s television had come into its own and developed a language that was ... More


Twin Peaks: David Lynch and the Serial-Thriller Soap

Linda Ruth Williams

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Twin Peaks was a pioneering television series created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, aired on ABC from April 1990 to June 1991. The oft-repeated adjective ‘quirky’ has become almost a synonym for ... More


Understanding Twin Peaks: The Return as a ‘Film Reboot’ via Anti-Franchise Discourses Within Media Franchising

Matt Hills

in Film Reboots

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474451369
eISBN:
9781474490641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451369.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues for the status of t Twin Peaks: The Return as film reboot. Drawing upon Derek Johnson’s work on franchising, Hills explores the extent to which The Return is positioned via ... More


Filled with Secrets: Fire Walk With Me as a Twin Peaks Film

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me enriched and expanded the underlying mythology of the Twin Peaks universe despite being narrowed in scope. It details the ... More


Cherry Pie Wrapped in Barbed Wire: Fire Walk With Me as a Horror Movie

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Twin Peaks and its engagement with and subversion of genre conventions. It discloses how the Twin Peaks television series is viewed as a work of postmodernism and a pastiche of ... More


The Entire Mystery: Paratexts and the Ever-Expanding Twin Peaks Universe

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explains how the Twin Peaks universe has expanded beyond the mediums of film and television and into the areas of literature and digital media, which inspired countless works of fan-made ... More


Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Lindsay Hallam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, a prequel to the television series Twin Peaks, premiered at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival, it was met with met with outright hostility. ... More


Conclusion: Laura is the One

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter celebrate the character in David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me named Laura Palmer, who evolved from an image personifying the 'beautiful dead girl' to a character who is complex ... More


Introduction

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me from 1992, which is a strange prequel film to a massively popular television show that became a commercial flop. It explains ... More


We Live Inside a Dream: Fire Walk With Me as a David Lynch Film

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me fits within David Lynch's wider filmography. It analyses connections and commonalities between Fire Walk With Me and Lynch's other films, ... More


‘Since I was Twelve’: Fire Walk With Me as a Trauma Film

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the first scene of David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me that gives insight into the dynamic within the Palmer household. It cites the scene of the evening that Laura ... More


What Follows: The Influence of Fire Walk With Me

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter points out how the scenes of horror in David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me are markedly different to those from what could be deemed to be more 'typical' horror films. It ... More


Lords of the Hilltops

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Whenever the builders of San Francisco could not go forward, they went up. The City of San Francisco had leaped that crescent-shaped barrier of hills which swings from Telegraph Hill on the northeast ... More


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