Tag Archives: Lost

Opening Your Eyes

Yesterday I posted some reflections on Oliver O’Donovan’s assertion that something significant happens in one’s life when you “wake up” to the world.  Whenever I think of waking up to the world around you, of finding yourself somewhere else or … Continue reading

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Still Getting LOST

This past weekend, composer Michael Giacchino gathered an orchestra and played some of the great music that made up the soundtrack for LOST.  The “We Have to Go Back” concerts covered two nights and six seasons of television.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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Back to the Island: All of This Matters

As I quickly put together the previous post on the origins of LOST, I remembered that I never quite finished my look back at the show while watching it again last year.  In fact, I think I got up to … Continue reading

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Back to the Island: How to Start a Second Season

What’s the best way to start up a season after one of the most intense season finale’s imaginable?  Introduce a new character starting his day to the music of Cass Elliot.  It was so different that it was perfect.  I … Continue reading

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Back to the Island: Man Walked into a Bar

One of the more delicate parts of LOST was the way that so many main characters had weird, unknown connections.  Sometimes it worked well, while other times it smelled of incredulity.  This scene between Jack and Sawyer from near the … Continue reading

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Back to the Island: Beyond Science and Faith

One of the strongest themes that runs throughout six seasons of LOST is the potential conflict of science and faith.  From almost the beginning, Locke was the man of faith placed in contrast to Jack’s man of science.  It’s interesting … Continue reading

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Back to the Island: Ten Years of LOST

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the premiere of LOST.  It was ten years ago September 22 that ABC premiered the Hawaii-based show down on the beach in Waikiki.  The rest, for many of us, is history (and alternate … Continue reading

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