LOST Rewatch: There’s No Place Like Home

The season 4 finale is in three parts, and its title alludes to the Wizard of Oz. Part 1 begins with a flash forward, of the Oceanic Six on a Coast Guard plane, being taken to a military facility near Honolulu. Their families are there to meet them, other than Kate’s and Sayid’s. At the [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Exodus Part 3

In the final part of the season finale, we catch our first proper glimpse of the smoke monster, followed soon after by an even better look, although we still have no idea what we are looking at. Jack, Kate, and Hurley run at the sound it makes, but Locke goes closer, and soon finds himself being [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Exodus Part 1

In part one of the three-part season finale, we see flashbacks of conflict between Walt and Michael when they were in a hotel, before getting on the Oceanic flight. Walt wakes up and sees Danielle coming into the camp. He wakes everyone up. Danielle warns them that the “others” are coming. She tells the story [Read More...]

Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor

If you’re expecting the episode “The Name of the Doctor” to make perfect logical sense, you must be new to Doctor Who. As it has from the beginning, Doctor Who skirts the boundary between science fiction and fantasy, and so some of the “science” is always little different from “magic.” But on a storytelling and [Read More...]

Exploring Our Matrix 3.5

I want to let blog readers know that Patheos will be upgrading its website – including blogs – tomorrow, Saturday, May 17th. I won’t be able to post new content between 8am and 8pm. I really hope they have everything working again in time for me to blog about the Doctor Who season finale, “The Name [Read More...]

Still Thinking About LOST

Tony Rossi has reposted some of his reflections on the show and its religious themes on the blog Christopher Closeup. Of course, there is a lot of blogging at Exploring Our Matrix about LOST, although, since most of it is from before the move to Patheos, it doesn’t have the convenient tags to help you find [Read More...]

Do You Want to Know the Name of the Doctor?

Do you want to know the Doctor's name? I'm not asking whether you want to watch a leaked copy (more information here) of “The Name of the Doctor” early after downloading it, assuming you have found a torrent that doesn't lead to a fake copy. I'm asking whether you actually want to know the Doctor's [Read More...]