Articles tagged michael emerson

Has TV lost its nerve? Why engrossing dramas keep getting kicked off the island

Launching a broadly successful TV show is possible. No, really, it is. We hear a lot about the fractured media environment, and most of us

READ more

28 Jan 2009 // 2:30 AM

Lost: Season Five Premiere

As the fifth season begins, the structural fluidity that makes Lost so exciting and unusual has been pushed to the forefront. That's right: we're officially talking time travel.

READ more

11 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

READ more

3 Jun 2008 // 1:00 AM

Lost

While I still maintain that this season of Lost, commenced with a lurch, I'm pleased to report that it closed out plain better than ever.

READ more

6 Feb 2008 // 11:00 PM

Lost

Sometime between Hurley's car chase and Naomi's resurrection, it occurred to me that I'm never going to get satisfactory answers to Lost's fast-accumulating questions.

READ more

30 Jan 2008 // 1:48 AM

Many actors will create a history for their character even if it is not provided in the script. “Lost” star Michael Emerson saw no such

READ more

17 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.

READ more

31 May 2007 // 12:00 AM

Lost

After Season Three's finale, Lost and I have made up now, and it looks like we're working towards a real future together. Finally.

READ more

12 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

Lost

While blasts of action and humor are at best ancillary to the Lost mythology, they remain indispensable to enjoying the show on a weekly basis.

READ more
Lost: Season Three: Return from Hiatus

After watching Lost's grand return on 7 February, I feel like I'm the one who's been tricked by Sawyer's Star Wars con.

READ more

10 Jan 2007 // 7:59 PM

Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

READ more

10 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lost: Season Three Premiere

Squabbles over book clubs, burned muffins, and broken plumbing are not what one would expect from the marauding band of brutes who have captured and brutalized some of the island's most cuddly inhabitants.

READ more

3 Oct 2006 // 3:00 PM

Lost

Sometimes -- when I'm buying the Lost-companion novel Bad Twin or navigating the perplexing websites of the Dharma Project's sponsor The Hanso Corporation -- I think if Lost were my boyfriend, we'd have to break up.

READ more

3 Oct 2006 // 3:00 PM

Lost / The Amazing Race

Of course, we know that Lost's producers are an international '911' call away, should anything go terribly wrong, but for the most part, the contestants are left to their own devices.

READ more

14 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

Lost

This is a story about human beings who were, in some way, lost well before they boarded their flight.

READ more

4 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Lost

In Lost, the remnants of civilization loom ominously.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

We are continuing to experience some technical difficulties. We hope to have them resolved by Monday

// Announcements

"Exciting developments are around the corner for PopMatters.

READ the article