Lost in Retrospect: Abandoned

Posted in Lost in Retrospect with tags , , on July 16, 2010 by Bronzethumb

Fantastic ending aside, this was a very “meh” episode. It didn’t grab me, it didn’t rivet me, it didn’t especially entertain me, and the most interesting part of the story was very deliberately kept to a bare minimum. And ultimately, I don’t think this episode provides anything that couldn’t have been covered in a “Previously On…” clip.

For a quick refresh on this episode, I suggest you check out Lostpedia’s excellent Wiki page.

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Lost in Retrospect: …and Found

Posted in Lost in Retrospect with tags , , on July 16, 2010 by Bronzethumb

This great little Tailie-based thriller of an episode did more to make the Island scary in its 42 minute run than the whole of the previous four episodes did — and they weren’t slouchy.

For a refresh on this episode, I suggest you check out Lostpedia’s excellent Wiki page.

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New episodes of Milk Carton TV and Critical Myth

Posted in Podcasts with tags , , on July 15, 2010 by Bronzethumb

There’s been a few new podcasts out in recent days, and I’ve been lax in putting up posts about them, so time to rectify that!

Milk Carton TV has had two new episode: “And Now For Something Completely Different”, a quick Randomcast to fill in on a week in which our brilliant Editor in Chief was swamped and couldn’t get the regular episode ready; and “Rock, Paper, Scissors — Feedback!”, where the crew read out feedback and get swamped in a tonne of tangents.

Critical Myth also has a new episode, called “The 2010 Summer Season Begins!”, in which John, Edmund and Gary discuss the new episodes of Warehouse 13, Eureka and Rescue Me.

Hope you check these out and enjoy them!

Lost in Retrospect: Everybody Hates Hugo

Posted in Lost in Retrospect with tags , , on July 14, 2010 by Bronzethumb

This is exactly the kind of pick-me-up that Lost needed at this point in its run. Sure, it’s not exactly heavy on mythology and doesn’t advance much except the Tailies storyline, but Hurley is such a great character and his episodes have such a fun tone (at least, by the standards of Lost) that it winds up being one of the more flat-out entertaining episodes of season 2.

For a quick refresh on the episode, I suggest you check out Lostpedia’s excellent Wiki page.

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Lost in Retrospect: Orientation

Posted in Lost in Retrospect with tags , , on July 13, 2010 by Bronzethumb

Season 2 of Lost kicks off properly, in my humble opinion, as the first story of the season comes to its actual conclusion and the paradigm of episodes to come is established.

For a refresh on the episode, I suggest you check out Lostpedia’s excellent Wiki page.

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Lost in Retrospect: Adrift

Posted in Lost in Retrospect with tags , , on July 12, 2010 by Bronzethumb

This episode is a nice, interesting piece of the Lost puzzle that comes together in the end, but putting myself in the shoes of someone who’s only watching this episode for the first time (which isn’t that hard, I remember being that person), I can see how this might be one of the most frustrating things I’ve ever seen in my entire life.

For a refresh on the episode, I suggest you check out Lostpedia’s excellent Wiki page.

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Lost in Retrospect: Man of Science, Man of Faith

Posted in Lost in Retrospect with tags , , , on July 11, 2010 by Bronzethumb

While the season 2 premiere is not a bad episode by a long shot, it loses a lot of the brownie points, the goodwill and the tension built up by the previous story though it’s incredibly slow pace and near-complete failure to build on the mysteries and cliffhangers.

For a quick refresh on the episode, I suggest you check out Lostiepdia’s excellent Wiki page.

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