The Leftovers Review: Don’t Be Ridiculous

One of the strengths of HBO’s The Leftovers is that it has an incredible and extremely mysterious premise and manages to build an amazing show around that premise without answering any (of the big) questions. The creators are able to do that by having layered and complex characters in this story and focussing on them and how they deal with their personal loss and grief. … Continue reading The Leftovers Review: Don’t Be Ridiculous

The Leftovers Look Back: International Assassin

Damon Lindelof has stated many times that no answers are forthcoming when it comes to the main mysteries of The Leftovers. He is also very aware of how polarizing the HBO drama is and he is not above messing with us viewers just because he can. International Assassin feels like two things. One, a detour, side step or distraction from the main story arc. And … Continue reading The Leftovers Look Back: International Assassin

The Leftovers Look back: The Garveys At Their Best

As the amazing The Leftovers will return for ist third and final season in a few days we will discuss some of the best episode of the HBO drama so far. After what we will cover the show weekly until the series finale. As I said before, I was worrying about the showrunners (Damon Lindelof especially) making the same mistakes as were made with Lost. … Continue reading The Leftovers Look back: The Garveys At Their Best