After discovering a sailboat just offshore containing former hatch oversee Desmond, Jack and Sayid come up with a plan to confront "The Others" and hopefully get Walt back. Meanwhile, Eko and Locke ...
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The past, present, and future live's of surviving Oceanic Flight 815 passengers are dramatically intertwined as a fight for survival ensues in a quest for answers after crashlanding on a mysterious island. Each discovery prompts yet more secrets, as the hastily-formed colony search for a way off the island, or is this their home? Written by
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Man against Nature, Man against Self, Man against Man
At first blush, "Lost" seems like an impossible concept: a bunch of
people stranded on a mysterious island. How many story lines can you
POSSIBLY take from that before the idea's been sapped completely dry?
It's a legitimate concern, but in the case of "Lost," totally
unwarranted. "Lost," unlike many shows today where the plot drives the
characters, is in fact the opposite: the characters drive the plot.
This isn't "CSI" or "Law and Order," where each week is a variation on
the same theme. On "Lost," you have a group of fascinatingly different,
tragically flawed characters who must somehow learn to survive
together, while at the same time trying to keep their secrets hidden.
That's a method for disaster. After living together for a long time,
the characters are going to find out it's impossible to keep their
pasts a secret.
Yes, there's a monster on the island. Yes, there are mysterious
Yes, a sense of dread often hangs thick in the air. But to me, the
exterior problems presented by the island itself are NOTHING compared
to the INTERNAL problems the characters must face, both with themselves
and with each other. That's where the REAL drama lies. And it's
fascinating to watch.
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