Surveillance Summer Watch, The West Wing: Introductions
With the unofficial television coming to an end, I’ll be free to watch older series that I have on DVD that I haven’t quite gotten around to yet. There are three or four I’d like to knock out by summer’s end and the plan is to occasionally touch base with those series here on the…
The Postmortem: “Across The Sea” and response to answers
Well, what a crazy 22 hours it has been since Lost aired its most divisive, polarizing episode of all time. “Across The Sea” is a complicated mess of betrayal, mommy issues and a whole lot of metaphor. It should really be watched at least twice before passing even any substantial judgments, so I fired it…
Lost, “Across The Sea”
“Across The Sea” is an episode that a big sector of the Lost contingent has been waiting for since the season five finale and probably even before that. But while it probably satisfies those fans, I’m not convinced that anyone who cares about the core characters would actually have enjoyed this episode.
The slow burn versus the really slow burn — Evaluating responses to the distribution of answers in Lost and Fringe
For fans of serialized television, nothing is more important than answers. Though some might claim they love the characters or individual episodes, gun to head, most fans of Lost would probably say they’re watching because they want answers to the questions that have been posed. What I’ve noticed this season by watching two serialized programs…