Monthly Archives: March 2010

LOST 6×10 – “The Package”

For most of the series, Jin and Sun have never really been at the center of things.  Both characters have had their moments (Jin’s trip on the raft, Sun’s pregnancy, etc.), but they’ve mostly been followers instead of leaders.  So … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 76

Would it warm your hearts to know I still haven’t exhausted some of my favorite material as fodder for this column? This week we finally reach ‘The Fifth Element,’ a film that’s been a cult phenomenon but probably still something … Continue reading

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LOST 6×9 – “Ab Aeterno”

Richard Alpert was introduced rather innocently in season three as a representative for Mittelos Bioscience.  Over time, we saw more and more of Richard, until he became one of the more compelling characters on the show.  He was a man … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 75

This week, last night in fact, was the return of ‘FlashForward’ on ABC. Along with the ‘V’ remake, it’s supposed to be the network’s next best shot at recapturing the ‘Lost’ phenomenon, a sci-fi mindbender that defies expectations and redefines … Continue reading

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LOST – 6×8 – “Recon”

Don’t look now, but the final season of LOST is about halfway over.  In just a few weeks, we’re finally going to be at the end of the road, and I’m starting to realize that every hour I watch is … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 74

This week’s topic is Battlestar Galactica. I must start it out by confessing I am not by nature a fan of the franchise. If I didn’t continually work at it, I would almost have no working knowledge about any of … Continue reading

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LOST – 6×7 – “Dr. Linus”

Two of my favorite characters on this show are Ben and Richard.  I’ve been fascinated by Ben’s character from the moment we met him as “Henry Gale” and I have the strong belief that Michael Emerson is easily the best … Continue reading

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LOST – 6×6 – “Sundown”

I’m not sure if it was intentional, but on the sixth episode of the sixth season (not sure what the third six would be to complete the 666 metaphor) deals a lot with evil.  Characters are forced to face evil … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 73

I had a most curious awakening recently. I know how common it is to stick with pretty rigid opinions in the sci-fi/fantasy community (the “genre” of both Lower Decks’ and HYGOTS’ focus), but I also know that in my own … Continue reading

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