Category Archives: All Things JJ Abrams

Previously On Alias…

Revisiting Alias so soon after seeing the entire 5 seasons should have been a chore. Instead, it’s a delightful opportunity to pick up on silly details left unnoticed the first time around. For example, in the Season 1 episode entitled … Continue reading

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Paper Gold: The Lost Files

Remember what I was saying about paper gold? No? Yes. Well after that you’d think Lost would have learned its lesson. Season 2, Episode like 22 I think, The Question Mark. I should explain: John Locke sees something important and … Continue reading

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Fringe Mathematics

Yesterday I finally got my Abrams-lovin’ ass round to watching the first episode of Fringe. It was pretty great. It was like watching the Alias┬ápilot refracted through a shinier, more contemporary — and, I get the impression, more sophisticated — … Continue reading

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Paper Gold: Brain and Face Maps

We’ve all experienced this. In a movie or a series, whenever someone reaches for something and looks at it, a picture frame, a piece of paper, it usually sucks. I tried to escape it but this week wouldn’t let me. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday J-Gar: Have your cake… and wear it, too.

I remember noticing, back when I was in secondary school, the proliferation of Simpsons folk-art. Stuck on every wall, it seemed, was a sugar paper poster with a badly-drawn Bart or Homer on it. Their wobbly but well-known forms would … Continue reading

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