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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Lindsay Hallam

Abstract

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. Subsequent reviews from critics were almost unanimously negative, and many fans of the show felt betrayed, as their beloved town was suddenly revealed as a personal hell. Yet in the years since the film's release, there has begun to be a gradual wave of reappraisal and appreciation, one that accelerated with the broadcast of Twin Peaks: The Return in 2017. What has been central to this reevaluation is the ... More

Keywords: David Lynch, horror film, horror movie, popular culture, contemporary film, Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781911325642
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lindsay Hallam, author
University of East London