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: 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