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Reviews: HBO's 'The Leftovers' Makes A Solid, If Not Controversial Start


Justin Theroux Amy Brenneman Paterson Joseph

The reviews for David Lindelof’s The Leftovers - which depicts a world in recovery after the disappearance of 2% of its population - are in. And the critics are feeling positive, if not a little confused, by the first few episodes. 

Justin Theroux The Leftovers
Justin Theroux in The Leftovers

“The Sudden Departure” as it has become known in Lindelof’s universe, adapted from the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta, leaves the residents of Mapletown in relative disarray. And while some claim it was the hand of God – The Rapture (1 Thessalonians 4:16, when the "dead in Christ" and "we who are alive and remain" will be "caught up in the clouds" to meet "the Lord in the air") the characters in this new HBO drama are just as lost as each other – faith or not faith. 

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