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Goodnight, Good Friend

May 24th, 2010 Comments off

The series truly came down to Jack and his destiny. Not how I saw it ended, but I liked it a lot. (Collage image c/o Arrows and Accolades)

I’m not going to even make an effort at a Quick Hits post on tonight’s LOST. I had a couple of friends over for a homemade pizza and LOST party. Now, 6 hours in (halfway through Jimmy Kimmel’s “Aloha LOST”), the friends have headed off an I’m breathing in what I thought was a darn near perfect way to close the series. 

There was no pretense of trying to tie through all of the mythological loose ends; however, it’s perfectly alright.  There was never any over exertion.  There weren’t any truly short shrift answers that left me feeling hollow (well, except what was at the bottom of the waterfall, though they didn’t go deep enough to draw any real criticism for it.  

Above all else, the show was a reunion of sorts that made you appreciate truly just how far things have come.  Looking back as the characters finally clicked was really moving at times… far more so than the sepia overtones would make you think.  I’m sure I wasn’t alone in thinking this really was a nice goodbye. 

That said, I’m sure what everyone really wants to see is the pizza.  Pics after the jump. Read more…