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Review: HBO’s The Leftovers Ep 7 – “Solace For Tired Feet”

Folks, this is it. This is the episode where I realize watching all the previous episodes of The Leftovers was not an exercise in vain. This is the episode where we finally get to see some faint conception of continuity. “Solace For Tired Feet” is quite the ironic name for this episode as we literally get …

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Review: HBO’s The Leftovers Ep 6 – “Guest”

Unlike the past episodes of The Leftovers, this episode focuses on a concept of closure but not in a way you’d expect. Like episode 3, “Two Boats and a Helicopter,” which focused on the oh-so lovable Matt Jamison (and calling back to its ancestor, LOST), “Guest” explores the inner machinations of Nora Durst’s character and …

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William Shakespeare’s Star Wars – More Fun Than Podracing

Note: This article serves as both a review and an editorial discussion on the concept as a whole.  The Episode VII title discussion is below the pictured text. The Star Wars franchise has been adapted into just about every medium, parody, and homage that one could imagine over the past couple of decades.  However, perhaps …

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Review: HBO’s The Leftovers Ep 4 – “B.J. and the A.C”

About twenty minutes in to the episode, I’m as nonplussed than ever. At this point, I’m questioning why I’m watching The Leftovers, even bothering to keep up… maybe it’s the hope that this is just extremely slow to set up and my mind’s going to get blown to smithereens at all the plot twists that are in the …

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Review: HBO’s The Leftovers – Ep 3 – Two Boats and a Helicopter

By the time this goes up, episode 4 of The Leftovers has probably already aired or is airing. It’s been a hectic week on my end, and this episode was a lot to take in and analyze. That aside, this might be the first time I’ve seen a Protestant denomination portrayed in television in quite a …

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