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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Twin Peaks television ratings weren't enough for ABC to keep the show on the air. That cancellation left fans biting their nails with a cliffhanger that seemed would never be resolved. One year later Peaks was brought back to life, not on television but in theaters. But would this movie, a prequel chronicling Laura Palmer's last week, give the fans what it wanted? It was derided upon release, but with 25 years of distance is this film an underrated masterpiece?  

Join Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob to find out!  Then head to NowPeakingPodcast.com. It's a donation drive where you can hear reviews of every episode of the Twin Peaks series, including the new episodes coming this summer on Showtime!

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Now Peaking Episode 30: Beyond Life and Death - For Annual Subscribers

 

On Monday, March 27, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: everything ended. The series finale resolved Lucy’s love triangle. Andrew discovers what Thomas Eckhardt was keeping in his safety deposit box. Ben Horne and Eileen Hayward’s secret is cracked open. But the real spotlight is on the sycamore trees as Cooper chases Windom Earle into the Black Lodge. Who is waiting? The little man? The Giant? Bob? Annie? Laura? Arnie? Jakob? Stuart? Find out in this final review of the classic Twin Peaks series!  Then come back in May when we return with new Peaks into the Showtime revival!

 

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Now Peaking Episode 29: Miss Twin Peaks - For Annual Subscribers

On Sunday, March 16, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: In the original series’ penultimate episode Miss Twin Peaks is crowned. Is it Donna? Audrey? Shelly? Annie? The Log Lady? Everyone’s at the event...including Windom Earle, who is ready to take his queen to the Black Lodge. Was this episode a hit or a Miss? The Now Peaking hosts are here to pull back the red curtain and tell you all!

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Now Peaking Episode 28: The Path to the Black Lodge - For Annual Subscribers

On Saturday, March 25, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Windom Earle has everyone’s attention when he captures another pawn in his game of chess. But how long will it take before there’s a mate? Not long for Audrey, who finally connects with John before he flies off to Brazil. But will she ever get that fishing date he promised? And something’s fishy with Donna’s mom and Audrey’s dad. Is this a shocking revelation in the making? Support Now Peaking and our parent show Now Playing Podcast by listening to this episode and get the scoop, Coop!

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Now Peaking Episode 27: Variations on Relations - For Annual Subscribers

On Friday, March 24, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Windom Earle throws a party, and his guest is a metalhead played by Ted Raimi! Earle is evil, but who will be Dead this episode? And what secrets were discovered in the ancient drawing on the wall of Owl Cave? Most of all, why is everyone in town obsessed with the Miss Twin Peaks contest? Join Now Peaking’s congenial hosts to find out, with just four episodes to go in the original series!

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Now Peaking Episode 26: On the Wings of Love - For Annual Subscribers

On Thursday, March 23, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Gordon Cole (David Lynch) is back in town to get everyone back on track. Cooper gets his badge, Gordon gets Shelly, and Donna gets a postcard from James. But what secret is Eileen Hayward keeping from her daughter, and what’s Ben Horne got to do with it? Meanwhile Windom Earle takes special interest in the Miss Twin Peaks contest, figuring out which woman is Cooper’s queen. Could it be new-to-town waitress Annie? Or perhaps the answers are in the mysterious Owl Cave. Find out with the Now Peaking hosts as we explore the dark side of Twin Peaks this episode!

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Now Peaking Episode 25: Wounds and Scars - For Annual Subscribers

On Wednesday, March 22, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Sheriff Truman tries to find out “What happened to Josie” in the bottom of a bottle. Can a new, mysterious blonde help ease his pain? And what other mysteries does she bring when she delivers Eckhard’s puzzle box to Catherine and Andrew? And what is the biggest danger at the Twin Peaks fashion show--the pine weasel, or Dick? Our Now Peaking hosts have on the nose answers for you with this new episode!

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Dance With the Devil (Perdita Durango)

When credits rolled on David Lynch's Wild at Heart it seemed like no sequel was necessary. But Wild at Heart novelist Barry Gifford continued Sailor and Luna's tales in a series of books. He also wrote a spin-off novel 59° and Raining: The Story of Perdita Durango  featuring the Santeria practicing criminal from Wild at Heart.  The film adaptation was made with no connection to Lynch's earlier film, and was released in the states as Dance With the Devil. Can it be as Wild as Lynch's villain? Join the Now Playing hosts to find out! 

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Now Peaking Episode 24: The Condemned Woman - For Annual Subscribers

On Tuesday, March 21, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: everyone is left asking “What happened to Josie?” as the show’s otherworldly elements are pulled to the fore. Is this dressing down what the mill owner deserved?  Plus Billy Zane arrives as John Justice Wheeler, an old friend of Ben Horne’s, in town to stop the Ghostwood Estates development. But what will develop between John and Audrey? Come on, find out “What happened to Josie”! Join the Now Peaking hosts now with this episode.

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Now Peaking Episode 23: Slaves and Masters - For Annual Subscribers

On Monday, March 20, 1989 in Twin Peaks, WA: Shelly returns to waitressing at the RR Cafe. Eckhardt continues to tighten his grip on Josie. And the mysterious Windom Earle has a new accomplice in the form of Leo Johnson! Plus not in Twin Peaks, James’ trouble with Evelyn Marsh finally comes to its conclusion. Was it worth the trip, or are we all glad to be back in Twin Peaks?  Join Now Peaking as we begin the final countdown to the series finale next week!

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