The Leftovers Review: The Book of Nora

Expectations are already high when it comes to season finales and with series finales it’s even worse. We as fans want answers to our many question. We want issues to be resolved and all loose ends neatly tied together. We want the final episode to contain everything that made us fans times two. Because of the sometimes unrealistically high expectations series finales can disappoint. Damon … Continue reading The Leftovers Review: The Book of Nora

The Leftovers Review: The Most Powerful Man in the World (And His Identical Twin Brother)

The Leftovers has had some great episode titels. Some of them where already great and intriguing from the get-go while others only became so (or more so) after the particular episode aired. From International Assassin to Axis Mundi, from The Book of Kevin to It’s a Matt Matt Matt Matt World and from Ten Thirteen to Penguine One, Us Zero (really really love that one), … Continue reading The Leftovers Review: The Most Powerful Man in the World (And His Identical Twin Brother)

The Leftovers Review: It’s A Matt Matt Matt Matt World

Matt has always been an interesting character. When we first met Nora’s priest brother he was trying his best to prove that the Sudden Departure was not the rapture. That’s understandable. If you get left behind as a priest it either was not the rapture or you were a shitty priest. A lot has happened to Matt since that crusade. A lot of bad stuff … Continue reading The Leftovers Review: It’s A Matt Matt Matt Matt World

The Leftovers Review: G’Day Melbourne

When there is blood on the streets, buy property. That’s a saying about how crises are opportunity. Or in Littlefinger’s words, chaos is a ladder. After the sudden departure countless people lost their friends, spouses and family members. That left people lost and devastated. We have seen what that loss has done to people in many different forms. From Nora’s shenanigans to the Guilty Remnant. … Continue reading The Leftovers Review: G’Day Melbourne

The Leftovers Review: Crazy Whitefella Thinking

The Leftovers is not an easy show to watch. Far from it. That’s one of the reason’s why the series never ended up garnering a major following. It can be slow, abstract, confusing and to a lot of people the HBO drama is exceedingly pretentious. Naturally that rubs some people the wrong way and there are people that really hate this show. I a way … Continue reading The Leftovers Review: Crazy Whitefella Thinking

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