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Friday, August 6, 2010

Pre-Order the Final Season of LOST (Season Six) Now!

The final season of arguably one of the greatest TV shows ever made will be released this August with a ton of great extra features especially if you buy the complete collection that includes even more goodies; like the Senet game played by Jacob and the Man in Black and a collectible ankh and a black light along with a custom LOST island replica.  I have to say that I loved this show even though it’s deliberate machinations sometimes maddened me to distraction.  This is a show that you need to watch in order and with your full concentration. While it expects a lot from it’s viewers it does offer a lot in return to those that remain loyal to the show.


LOST is  such an intricate show that there are countless websites devoted to discovering the smallest hidden details contained within each episode and most of the time, those hidden clues help you achieve a deeper understanding of the underlying themes of the show.  Some people were turned off by the seemingly never-ending questions that even when answered usually raised a new set of questions, but it just added to the mythos of the show. Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse and their talented writers pulled off an incredible feat of setting their own finale deadline and working their way to it on their own terms and it made a huge difference.  I remember the X-Files having several episodes that could have been the series finale because they didn’t know if they were returning and it ended up hurting the show.  LOST went out they way it wanted to and while the finale was controversial, it was hugely emotionally satisfying to me although I wouldn’t have minded some more answers.

The biggest reason I’m excited about this set is that it has an extra scene that’s never been shown showing an epilogue of sorts that may answer some lingering questions.  I don’t want to offer any more detail than that as I don’t want to spoil the ending for those of you that haven’t seen it yet but I highly recommend everyone watch this show from the beginning if you’ve never seen it and explore the mysteries of the island along with a brilliant cast and enjoy the TV show that raised the bar for all other shows.  Read the full press release below:



BURBANK, CA, May 27, 2010 – Since its highly-anticipated premiere in September 2004, ABC’s LOST has revolutionized prime-time television, bringing big-screen adventures home with a powerful story of survival.  Attracting a massive fan following and huge critical acclaim, LOST has already become a pop culture phenomenon. Now, celebrating television’s most original and creative series, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment proudly debuts LOST: The Complete Sixth and Final Season and Lost: The Complete Collection – both on Blu-ray and DVD, August 24.

With the release of LOST: The Complete Sixth and Final Season, audiences can relive every episode in the landmark final season, as the fate of each character and answers to long-pondered mysteries from the previous seasons, are revealed.  In addition, the Blu-ray and DVD releases contain hours of never-before-seen bonus footage including deleted scenes; bloopers; an often emotional featurette where cast, crew, writers, producers and other Hollywood notables discuss ending the acclaimed series; a much-anticipated new chapter of the island’s story from Executive Producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse; and much more.

An epic box set for the ultimate LOST fan, LOST: The Complete Collection is a fantastic icon-clad, secret-laden, Blu-ray and DVD box set containing every episode, from all six seasons.  Additionally, the elaborate release includes over 30 hours of bonus material (from every season), plus one full disc of bonus exclusive to the collection, containing a fascinating array of all-new behind-the-scenes featurettes; documentaries; and a series of unique tours of Oahu with many of the cast as they reflect anecdotes, experiences and emotions of working on the series and living on the island; and more.

LOST follows the lives of crash survivors of Oceanic Airlines flight 815, on a mysterious and apparently supernatural tropical island.  Their survival is continuously jeopardized by inexplicable entities, including a polar bear, an unseen monster that wanders the jungle and the island’s malicious occupants known as the “Others”.  Forced to depend on each other to endure, the diverse group of survivors are bound by menacing secrets and complicated interrelationships, with the truth behind each character slowly revealed through the seasons.  The series regularly stars Matthew Fox (Jack Shephard), Evangeline Lilly (Kate Austen), Josh Holloway (James ‘Sawyer” Ford), Naveen Andrews (Sayid Jarrah), Jorge Garcia (Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes), Terry O’Quinn (John Locke), Michael Emerson (Ben Linus), Daniel Dae Kim (Jin Kwon), Yunjin Kim (Sun Kwon), Nester Carbonell (Richard Alpert) and Emile de Ravin (Claire Littleton).


 


LOST: THE COMPLETE SIXTH AND FINAL SEASON – Contents
  • Every Sixth Season Episode
  • Bloopers and Deleted Scenes
  • Audio Commentaries accompany four episodes (LA X, Dr. Linus, Ab Aeterno and Across The Sea)
  • The End: Crafting A Final Season – Join the LOST team along with other producers of some of television’s longest running shows as they examine the challenges of ending a landmark series.
  • A Hero’s Journey – What makes a hero? Which survivors of Oceanic 815 are true heroes? These questions and more are explored.
  • See You In Another Life, Brotha – Unlocks the mysteries of this season’s intriguing flash sideways.
  • ‘LOST on Location’ – Behind-the-scenes featurette showcasing stories from the set, including all-new interviews with actors and crew.
  • PLUS: A LOST Blu-ray & DVD exclusive – Go deeper into the world of LOST with a much-anticipated new chapter of the island’s story from Executive Producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse.
 LOST: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION – Contents
  • Every Episode in the Series (Seasons 1 through 6)
  • Over 30hrs of Season 1-6 Bonus materials (previously released materials from Season 1-5 and the all-new Season 6 bonus material).
  • A unique series of featurettes that takes viewers on very personal tours of Oahu where the series was created, with key cast and crew as they reflect.
  • Exploring the global phenomenon that is Lost, bonus showcases events ranging from the series cast and crew at San Diego’s famed Comic-Con convention to international voice recordings, local events and even fan parties, all of which helped make the show into a worldwide favorite.
  • A closer look at some of the props with cast, writers and producers, exploring their significance, stories and emotional ties to the characters.
  • Humorous yet emotional look at every character who died on the series
  • 16 hilarious Lost “Slapdowns” featurettes showcasing celebrity Lost fans who confront Executive Producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse to ask press questions about the final season, including the Muppets and cast members Nestor Carbonell, Michael Emerson, Rebecca Mader and more.
  • The exciting collectible packaging also includes: a Special Edition collectible ‘Senet’ Game as seen in Season Six, a custom LOST island replica, an exclusive episode guide, a collectible Ankh, and a black light penlight.

Pre-order your copy of LOST Season Six or the LOST Encyclopedia now!


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