The second season of The Leftovers came to a climactic close on Sunday night in a season finale that likely had you in a mix of tears, gasps, some laughter and probably a decent amount of confusion. If you haven’t watched “I Live Here Now” yet, stop reading now, all the spoilers follow.
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The mystery box is working out pretty well for J.J. Abrams right now on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, thanks to a sizable fan base that doesn’t want to know too much about the exciting new franchise installment and the marketing geniuses at Disney and Lucasfilm (though they could stand to slow it down just a little). But that wasn’t always the case — it wasn’t long ago that Abrams’ mystery box backfired with Star Trek Into Darkness, and now screenwriter Damon Lindelof is admitting they made a pretty big mistake.
Just as you thought you’d stuffed yourself with all the Thanksgiving leftovers you could handle, Damon Lindelof served up one more shocking helping. Bad jokes aside (or should I say “pointless” jokes), Sunday night’s penultimate episode of The Leftovers‘ second season explained one of the biggest mysteries with a twist.
Last night, Damon Lindelof’s The Leftovers looked a lot more like Lost. Here are some theories to help unpack everything that happened.
We all thought Patti Levin (Ann Dowd), the fearless leader of the Guilty Remnant, was gone after last season on The Leftovers. It was utterly brutal and painful to watch, but like many things on Damon Lindelof’s metaphysical series, trauma from the past doesn’t go away easily. Here’s what the actress had to say about the latest shocking episode of the HBO show.
Sunday night’s The Leftovers pulled its very own Red Wedding. In case you didn’t catch the hint, major spoilers for “The Most Powerful Adversary” follow. Here are the theories.
As Season 2 of The Leftovers continues to be one of the best dramas on television, each week gives us a few answers, but adds double the mysteries. Is Miracle really a place of miracles? Is a second Departure responsible for the disappearance of Evie and her friends?
If you thought Damon Lindelof was about to explain one of his many mysteries to you, well, he has the perfect response. In Sunday night’s The Leftovers, “Orange Sticker,” we finally got some explanations of all the mysterious happenings going on it Jarden, Texas. But can they be trusted?
Season 2 of The Leftovers, which premieres on HBO this Sunday, has drastically changed things up from Sthe grief-heavy Season 1. After the first season reached the ending of Perrotta’s book (though Perrotta remains an executive producer), Lindelof’s series is now free to further explore other, larger areas of the story. The first three episodes of the new season, which were provided in advance to press, do exactly that.
As many promoting The Leftovers Season 2 can attest (including our own forthcoming review), the second outing of Damon Lindelof’s HBO rapture drama strikes a vastly different, even more upbeat tone in certain spots. Nothing will make that clearer than the brand-new opening credits, an impressive contrast from the classical painting and ominous “BRAHM”s of yesteryear. Plus - first clip from the premiere!