Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Ronette's Vision
From: tneff@bfmny0.BFM.COM (Tom Neff)
Date: 1990-10-09, 13:48

Well I freeze framed Ronette's vision again this morning, repeatedly.  A
few observations and questions:

 * The >only< place where it looks like Killer Bob (KB) might be wearing
cuffs is in the very first establishing shot of KB kneeling by LP in the
train car.  There could be something thin linking his wrists as he holds
them in his lap and looks up at the camera [at Ronette?].  The rest of
the time it really doesn't look like he's in cuffs or anything.  But
neither is there a knife -- just his fists.

 * Nevertheless it does NOT look like KB is trying to kill Laura.  I get
the impression he's trying to save her.  Either with crude CPR, or with
exorcism!  Laura looks positively demonic -- possessed.  When Bob
realizes she's gone, his look seems to be one of powerful sorrow and the
roar is one of rage.  There's no glee.

 * We see Laura on the floor; and separately, we see Bob slamming
something.  We never actually see Bob slamming Laura.  Is he doing
something else?

 * Bob running "at ya" could be in pursuit of the killer, or something
else.  It certainly looks scary but we don't know what it means.

 * What IS that blinking light in the railroad car supposed to be?  It's
certainly atmospheric but where does it come from.  Nothing in the
exterior shot suggests a source.

 * I must agree that that corset shows a little more than we're
accustomed to in network prime time.  One assumes the director felt
nobody would be looking THAT closely, at least not in Standards &
Practices.  The poster who thought he saw, um, Trafalgar Square, either
had a very vivid imagination or is 100% right and ABC gets some kind of
award -- I can't decide which.  :-)

 * Freeze frame junkies alert: After the slow pan down Laura's body,
when we come up to Bob crouching by her side, his hand is ON something.
WHAT is it on?  I can't make it out.

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