The first season of HBO fantasy drama The Leftovers was a hit with critics, but audiences were less receptive. It's easy to see why, because this is a show with a tantalising hook (that 2% of the world's population inexplicably, instantaneously vanished), but isn't offering answers to that mystery. It just wants to explore the myriad ways ordinary folk would react to such an extraordinary event; which means a lot of the drama revolves around serious themes of loss, regret, grief, guilt, and loneliness. Click to continue reading...
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