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The Leftovers

Entertaining Violence: A Day of Blood, Guts, and Guns, All for Fun!

David Toussaint | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

8 a.m. Wake up, pour coffee, get paper. After reading about bloodshed and war, move on to the Entertainment Section for much-needed relief.

15 Great Feminist Shows To Watch Now

Em & Lo | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

Has there ever been a show with this many women in it? A show that has a ratio of female-to-male characters at about 10 to 1? That's so comfortable showing female diversity, in looks, body size, race, age and sexual orientation?

Showtime's Ray Donovan Makes TV the Place to Be Sunday Night

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Showtime's Ray Donovan triumphs over Boardwalk Empire, The Leftovers and Masters of Sex on Sunday night's festival of the best in TV series. Well, we do have Steve Soderbergh's The Knick.

Happily Ever After?The Leftovers Finale Recap

Karen Fratti | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

This is what I was waiting for all season. Total and complete chaos. I was sure we were stuck with Kevin in the woods and wondering what the heck the GR were doing laying out baby clothes.

'The Leftovers' Finale Shocks And Surprises

www.vulture.com | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

For me, the central question of any story is the one I asked here a few weeks ago: Why now? At the time, it was a question that was frustrating me in ...

Erin Whitney

The Emotional Story Behind 'The Leftovers' Title Sequence

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment

“The Leftovers” has become one of the most divisive new shows of the year, polarizing viewers into categories as opposing as the Guilty Remnant an...

Maureen Ryan

How The Amazing Sundance Drama 'Rectify' Was And Wasn't Like 'The Leftovers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

The summer brought us two mildly post-apocalyptic dramas that weren't particularly interested in addressing the core questions baked into their premis...

The LeftoversRecap: Are You Ready? in 'Garveys At Their Best'

Karen Fratti | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 1, Episode 9 of HBO's The Leftovers, titled "The Garveys At Their Best." There are so many things t...

The Leftovers Recap: Did They Really Do It? in 'Cairo'

Karen Fratti | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

I begged for something to happen and got more than I bargained for this week. It still doesn't make any sense, but you can feel some momentum building up. About time.

Jennifer Aniston's Fiance Is Way More Famous Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.20.2014 | Entertainment

The world is finally paying attention to Justin Theroux, and not only because he's Jennifer Aniston's fiance, but also because he's the star of HBO's ...

The LeftoversRecap: What Is the What in 'Solace for Tired Feet'

Karen Fratti | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

Things I'm Having Trouble Accepting No. 1: Jill and her crew.

'The Leftovers' Gets A Season 2, And Maybe We'll Get Some Answers

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment

There is now another reason to continue (or start) watching "The Leftovers" -- HBO has renewed the series for a second season. It remained a questi...

Justin Theroux On 'The Leftovers' And David Lynch

www.vulture.com | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment

On HBO’s "The Leftovers," Justin Theroux plays Kevin Garvey, a small New York town’s reluctant and possibly crazy police chief who, three years af...

The LeftoversRecap: You Don't Want to Know in 'Guest'

Karen Fratti | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

Things we now know about Nora Durst...

The Leftovers Recap: Just Find My Shirts! in 'Gladys'

Karen Fratti | Posted 09.27.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

Sticks and stones, well, just stones, are the focus tonight because Gladys -- the hefty blonde Guilty Remnant member -- was kidnapped and stoned to death in the woods while everyone was out ganking family photos and white button-downs.

How Amy Brenneman Keeps Her 'Leftovers' Character Interesting Without Talking

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Amy Brenneman, star of HBO’s “The Leftovers,” sat down with HuffPost Live on Thursday to chat about the tough task she faced while filming her s...

Another 'The Leftovers' Cast Member Comments On Justin Theroux's Bulge

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

HBO's new series "The Leftovers" is drawing rave reviews for its "bleak, brutal, brilliant" take on Tom Perrotta's novel of the same name, but one spe...

The Leftovers Recap: Baby Jesus Is Watching You

Karen Fratti | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

After last week's narrative adventure with the pastor, I was pumped. This week, everything slowed down a bit. Maybe it's the English major in me, but the theme was hard not to spot this week as everything sort of fit together and everyone was doing a lot of the same things.

The Leftovers Recap: Dude, Where's My Church?

Karen Fratti | Posted 09.14.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

This week, we found out that it's not just the sad story of a police chief and missing wives. It's much, much better.

The Leftovers Recap: I Don't Want to Feel This Way Anymore

Karen Fratti | Posted 09.08.2014 | TV
Karen Fratti

Oh, there are so many questions. I have to admit, that I am easily creeped out, in that suspenseful, sick feeling kind of way, and this show is totally doing it for me. Some of it is also ridiculous.

The Leftovers Recap: 'They're Not Our Dogs'

Karen Fratti | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Karen Fratti

Apologies for taking my sweet time to write about The Leftovers, but it took me a bit to form an opinion. I had no idea how intense it was going to be. That said, I can't wait for more.

The Leftovers Is the Worst Show I've (Maybe) Ever Seen

Katie Tandy | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Katie Tandy

Honestly, I feel like the whole damn world has gone mad, and I can only hope that as the weeks pass -- like with a new lover you foolishly think is The One--this show will be seen as the dumb, overly-dramatic charlatan it is.

Maureen Ryan

With 'The Leftovers,' A 'Lost' Producer Goes To The Dark Side

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.26.2014 | Entertainment

"The Leftovers" is the hardest kind of show to review. Aspects of it are intriguing and commendable, and among its virtues is a deep commitment to the...

Apocalypse When? The End of the World in Pop Culture

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I would complain about some trivial disappointment as a child (or even a teen -- and, really, disappointments at that age never feel as trivial as they are), my mother would say, "Well, it's not the end of the world." Fortunately, she didn't live to see contemporary pop culture.

Move Over 'Game Of Thrones,' Darren Aronofsky Develops New HBO Book Adaptation

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

HBO is about to corner the market on kids who need to do last-minute book reports. Darren Aronofsky, director of hugely successful films like "Blac...