Much like the Loaded Imagery offered here each week, The Leftovers has inspired an artist to boil each episode of the show down to one singular image. The figures range from the ill-fated Dudley's dog tag ("Pilot") to a whistle ("Gladys").
Seattle-based graphic designer Andy Paroff, 24, has posted five of what he calls "minimalist posters," one for each episode, on his Tumblr.Read More
HBO recently released a trailer that teases the upcoming episodes of The Leftovers. The piece reaches far into future episodes of the series and flashes several highly charged scenes, featuring characters from Kevin and Laurie to Meg and Holy Wayne.
Below, you can enjoy the trailer. But first, read the interview with Bustle writer Jefferson Grubbs, who gives a five-point commentary about what he deems to be the most exciting and intriguing parts of the video. Grubbs has been writing about the series from the start, penning probing pieces on everything from how the series has departed from the book to healthy speculation about the Guilty Remnant (and much more).Read More
One of the biggest questions viewers of The Leftovers have is: What does the Guilty Remnant stand for? This blog recently rounded up questions about the mysterious group and crowd-sourced speculative answers from fans around the internet. But in an interview WatchingTheLeftovers.com recently did with Amy Brenneman – you can read the full Q&A on Sunday after episode five titled “Gladys” – the actress took a moment to help viewers explain the G.R. a little bit more.Read More
New Watching The Leftovers contributor Rob Mclean writes his first guest post today, meditating on the show’s most interesting mysteries through episode four, ‘The B.J. and the A.C.’
When 140 million people around the globe – two percent of the world’s population – suddenly disappear off the face of the planet in The Leftovers, not only are the characters left wondering what the heck is going on – we, the viewers, are too.
Questions abound: Was it the Rapture? Maybe aliens? Perhaps some secret, quantum physics, off-book government experiment gone awry?
With the series only four episodes deep, the answer to what happened is still way up in the air. Nonetheless, though, courtesy of the townsfolk of Mapleton, The Leftovers has given viewers some pretty intriguing reveals to help solve the mystery. Here are the seven disclosures I’m finding most intriguing so far. (Fair warning: Spoilers below!)Read More
The all-white clothing. The smoking. The vow of silence...The Guilty Remnant certainly holds to some nonconventional principles. This week, even more eyebrows were raised when the G.R. – including Laurie Garvey and Meg – broke into Mapleton's homes and confiscated family photos they found inside, leaving frames empty. Audiences largely wondered what – and don't let the irony escape you here – the G.R. was trying to say.
WatchingTheLeftovers.com scoured online discussion, pulling together a handful of insights addressing watchers’ biggest questions about the G.R.Read More
Contributor John Bucher returns for his second guest post today, digging into how 'The B.J. and the A.C.' could have roots in the Nativity.
The Nativity figured prominently into the storyline of Sunday’s episode of The Leftovers. Here’s where I saw overlap between those figures from the Biblical story and the characters in Mapleton.Read More
Sunday's episode of The Leftovers, "Two Boats and a Helicopter," includes a dream sequence that touches upon Rev. Matt Jamison's childhood cancer diagnosis, the fire that killed his parents, the Oct. 14 car accident that left his wife in a vegetative state, and his pre-Departure sex life (complete with a surprise cameo from Laurie Garvey). What does it all mean? Dream analyst David Bedrick broke it down for HBO.com.Read More
This is the first post authored by a guest on Watching The Leftovers, the beginning of a regular series of contributions from those watching and talking about The Leftovers. Today, writer John Bucher – who regularly blogs about the drama through the lens of religion on his own site – digs into the ways that Rev. Matt Jamison and the Biblical figure Job are similar.Read More