The Leftovers

The season one finale for rapture themed show that was The Leftovers aired Sunday in the US and it was everything that we hoped for in a finale. Much like any meal from McDonalds it both satisfied us and left us begging for more. I for one definitely wanted to know more but must now endure a long wait for the next season where I know I will never find out what exactly happened to the 2% that disappeared. For those of you who missed my post telling you to watch The Leftovers you might want to stop reading now and go watch the first season. Those who still haven't watched the finale you will also want to stop reading as I will be including spoilers. Everyone else...read on as I attempt to perform a post mortem on the ...

The Leftovers

Just in case you missed my earlier post about shows to look forward to this summer I thought I would follow it up with this one on HBO's The Leftovers. I said it was one to watch and it did not disappoint. I won't be telling you in this post what happened in the pilot episode of the series however, instead I will be giving you 3 reasons for you to watch it just in case the trailer from before wasn't enough. Story Just to refresh your memory the story is as follows: Based on the bestselling novel by Tom Perrotta, ‘The Leftovers’ follows Kevin Garvey (Justin Theroux), a father of two and the chief of police in a small New York suburb, as he tries to maintain some semblance of normalcy when the notion no longer applies. When 2% ...

confidential

It's been a while since I've done a list so I thought I would highlight some of the new shows I'm looking forward to this Summer. As always these are American shows which might take a while to get over to the UK. However I have been impressed by Sky Atlantic and Netflix, who have acquired shows faster than the year and a half it used to take. They've got it down to a matter of months, weeks and even days in some cases! Who knows some day we'll all be able to watch TV from around the world whenever we want without having to wait for it to come out in our country. Wouldn't that be great! Anyway I've been side-tracked by an idealistic dream. What I should be talking about are these fantastic shows that are coming to ...