Leftovers: The Complete Second Season (2015/HBO/Warner Blu-ray
B Sound: C+ Extras: D Episodes: B+
years ago, 140 million people (2% of the population) suddenly
disappeared everywhere. This was known as the 'Departure', no place
was spared ...except Jarden, which became better known later as the
town of 'Miracle'. Now 'Miracle' and it's people have become a
tourist attraction and the center of place for religious zealots,
charlatans, false/real prophets, even terrorists. Some believe, some
don't and some don't care... as some moves on, others lives in denial
and apathy... but there are those will do anything to things from
things from changing further, to keep things to keep the truth hidden
from everyone ...even themselves in The Leftovers: The Complete
Second Season (2015).
With 'Miracle' becoming the center
of attraction, everyone who visits wants a piece of it, but all who
live in Miracle know better... they are too afraid of another
'Departure', and there are strict rules in the town of Miracle, any
hint if someone did 'depart' from Miracle could destroy everything
they had built. Anything that destroys the peace is a threat,
however with 98 percent false miracles, even a 2% real miracles can't
be ignored. Caught between a world of faith and miracles, the
Garveys and Murphys on the surface lives in peace but underneath
can't deny the truth... they are living a lie. The Garveys are
haunted by their ghosts of their past and supernatural things that
are occur around them. The Murphys deny miracles and no longer
believes and will use 'any' means of violence to defend their way of
This was an interesting series, it creates a world where
various religions took over, government and laws aren't there for
justice as much a controlling the people. It was more like a series
of short stories of different people that are interconnected within
the same universe. It was about the people living in paranoia and
terror, and those who would use it to further their own purposes.
However, no one can deny when true 'miracles' occur, but they still
can't stop or explain why these 'miracles' happened ... or can keep
them from happening again. Justin Theroux stars.
1080p 1.78 X 1 digital High Definition image us solid throughout,
even if the digital work might be overdone, while the lossless DTS-HD
MA (Master Audio) 5.1 mix is a little uneven and inconsistent.
Sometimes, that seems to be by choice, but it could have been better.
There are no extras, but you can read more about the premiere season
and the show at this link...