• Flower child

    Don't get me wrong, I love LOST. I love it because it combines my favorite genres: it is a terrific mystery (with legitimate clues) and a wonderful character stody. It does these things so well in fact, that I've been brought along to enjoy the funky sci-fi aspect, which is not usually my gig. Particularly Seasons One and Three had it all: tension, intrigue, hope, humor, literary techniques, Biblical symbolism, and that wonderful character development. I believed (and I'm saying this as a former English teacher) that it was well on its way to becoming a film masterpiece. Then came Season Four with those very melancholy Flashforwards. The Season Five opener was a disappointment as well. Go back to your roots. Focus on your charac…

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