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PSA: There Was a Lost Reunion on Insecure and You Probably Missed It

It's been seven years since the series finale of Lost, but people are still not over the puzzling sci-fi drama. The substantial passage of time since the show's conclusion, however, is really evident in the latest episode of HBO's Insecure, where a mini reunion took place and viewers didn't even realize it. In the second season's fifth episode, titled "Hella Shook," Molly (Yvonne Orji) attends a vow-renewal ceremony for her parents. Molly's mother is played by L. Scott Caldwell, and in case you didn't recognize her while watching, she's the same actress who played Rose Nadler on Lost (aka the wife of Bernard Nadler). While her appearance alone would have been cool, another Lost star also makes a cameo. Remember Walt Lloyd, the show's only child character who mostly appears in the first two seasons? Well, Walt is not a little kid anymore. The same actor who once played the 10-year-old castaway,
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Short Cuts

Success in the ’90s gave Robert Altman the opportunity to experiment once again. Several short stories by Raymond Carver interlock in a mosaic of Los Angeles populated by scores of actors in ensemble mode. Clocking in at three hours, Altman’s epic has all the time and space it needs.

Short Cuts

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The Criterion Collection 265

1993 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 187 min. / available through The Criterion Collection / Street Date October 18, 2016 / 39.95

Starring Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davison, Jack Lemmon, Julianne Moore,

Matthew Modine, Anne Archer, Fred Ward, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Chris Penn, Lili Taylor, Robert Downey Jr., Madeleine Stowe, Tim Robbins, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits, Frances McDormand, Peter Gallagher, Annie Ross, Lori Singer, Lyle Lovett, Buck Henry, Huey Lewis, Margery Bond, Robert DoQui.

Cinematography Walt Lloyd

Production Designer Stephen Altman

Art Direction Jerry Fleming

Film Editors Suzy Elmiger, Geraldine Peroni

Original Music Gavin Friday, Mark Isham

Written by Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt from writings
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25 super-powered kids on geek TV

Louisa Mellor Jul 15, 2016

Now that Stranger Things has launched, we celebrate 25 of geek TV’s most memorable children with supernatural abilities…

Telekinesis, precognition, mind-control… the skills of these fictional TV kids go way beyond wheelies and scooter tricks. Understanding and controlling those abilities, however, is another matter.

Take Eleven, the mysterious child at the centre of Netflix's ace new series Stranger Things, she's the latest in the long and varied line of child characters who’ve struggled with their unpredictable and extraordinary powers.

Keeping our choices to live-action television characters like Eleven, whose power doesn’t come from witchcraft, a magical tool or sci-fi gadget, we revisit 25 of geek TV’s most memorable super-powered kids…

Bo Adams – Believe

Age: 10

Powers: Telekinesis, animal control, precognition, the empathetic ability to read people’s pain, and much, much more...

Who is she? A foster child who has had unexplained supernatural abilities since birth.
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Casts of 'Mad Men,' 'Lost,' and more unite for PaleyFest 2014: Here's who's on board this year

Casts of 'Mad Men,' 'Lost,' and more unite for PaleyFest 2014: Here's who's on board this year
The list of cast members attending this year’s PaleyFest is here, and it’s full of fan favorites. Mindy Kaling and Chris Messina will be there to (hopefully) talk about where their on-screen romance is going, Josh Holloway and Henry Ian Cusick will be among the actors appearing on the 10-year Lost reunion panel, and ABC Family fans should be happy to hear that three out of four Pretty Little Liars will be spilling secrets at their show’s panel.

Tickets for the individual panels can be purchased here, but take a look at the entire list of who’s speaking below first:

Thursday,
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Carmel-by-the-Sea News

Experience Media Studios announced today it has completed production on Carmel-by-the-Sea, the feature-length film based in the famous art community of Carmel, California. The film is produced by Craig Comstock and Experience Media Studios CEO Michael-Ryan Fletchall.

Carmel-by-the-Sea features an all-star cast led by Academy Award® winner Lauren Bacall (“Howl’s Moving Castle”), Josh Hutcherson (“Red Dawn”), Alfred Molina (“Prince of Persia”), Hayden Panettiere (“Heroes”), Dina Eastwood (“True Crime”), Billy Boyd (“Lord of the Rings”), and Alexandra Carl (“Gossip Girl”).

Carmel-by-the-Sea producer Craig Comstock has a long-standing relationship with Experience CEO Michael-Ryan, calling the company to partner responsibilities on the film and help guide completion of the film. Experience Media Studios reorganized the film, raising an additional round of funding and completed the ensemble cast, feature-film.

By raising the additional funding round, Experience Media Studios eliminated any outstanding debt on the film, obtaining the film and its worldwide rights from its former owners.
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The Lost Awards: Who Is The Most Devious Island Dweller?

The Lost Awards:  Who Is The Most Devious Island Dweller?
"Lost" ends this Sunday (May 23), and MTV Movies Blog is celebrating the show's legacy all week long with The Lost Awards, your opportunity to vote on your favorite moments from the hit series! We'll announce new polls every day that fans can vote on until Monday (May 24). Winners will be announced that afternoon. Good luck, and as the members of the Dharma Initiative are so fond of saying, namaste!

A hero is only as great as his or her strongest adversary, and on "Lost," the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 have had their fair share of nemeses over the years. From manipulative bug-eyed twerps to sinister clouds of smoke, "Lost" has created some of the most iconic villains in the history of television.

For your voting pleasure, here are your nominees for The Most Devious Island Dweller.

Benjamin Linus

Betrayer of the Dharma Initiative, leader of the Others and murderer of rabbits,
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Five Not-So-Mysterious Connections Between 'Lost' And Comic Books

When the final season of "Lost" premieres this evening, fans will hopefully get some answers to their most burning questions, but there's one mystery that you don't have to wait for new episodes to solve — the show's connection to comic books.

From comic book cameos and superhero references all the way to the writers room, there's no shortage of links between "Lost" and the paneled page. After the jump, we've listed five ways that the show's mythical island and the graphic novel world have united.

Comic Book Writers: Series co-creator Damon Lindelof isn't just one of the showrunners and lead writers on "Lost," he's also the author of "Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk," a limited series from Marvel that reinterpreted the classic first encounter between Logan and Bruce Banner. Additionally, former series writer Brian K. Vaughan is well known for his comic book work on "Y: The Last Man," "Ex Machina,
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Lost In Numbers: Forty-Two Memorable Quotes From All Five Seasons Of 'Lost'

Lost In Numbers: Forty-Two Memorable Quotes From All Five Seasons Of 'Lost'
There's no shortage of reasons that fans have grown so attached to "Lost" over the years. The show's mythology and character work are close to the top of that list, but there are other subtle but no less essential ingredients involved, including Michael Giacchino's score and the show's editing. At the end of the day, one of the single most important elements of all is the happy marriage between brilliant writing and line delivery from the actors, resulting in a wealth of unforgettable monologues and one-liners over the course of the show's five seasons.

After the jump, we've listed 42 memorable quotes from all five seasons of "Lost," though there are certainly many other worthy speeches and zingers that didn't make the cut. Make sure to head to the comments section and remind us of your favorite quotes from the series.

Stay tuned to MTV tomorrow for the final edition of Lost In Numbers,
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Lost In Numbers: Twenty-Three Dead Characters That Should Return For The Final Season Of 'Lost'

Lost In Numbers: Twenty-Three Dead Characters That Should Return For The Final Season Of 'Lost'
On "Lost," death is about as common as the cold. It drifts in and out just like a sickness, sometimes with warning but often without any signs at all, and almost always claiming its victims with ruthless efficiency. Whether the dead party is a beloved or loathed character, one thing remains true throughout — the death scenes of "Lost" are almost always epic and inventive.

After the jump, we've listed 23 dead characters who should return for the final season of "Lost."

Stay tuned to MTV next week for the final installments of Lost In Numbers, a series of features pegged directly to the show's trademark number sequence: 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42. Needless to say, spoilers for season five and earlier lie ahead. And make sure to tune in to MTV Movies Blog next Tuesday for our live blog of the season premiere!

1. Roger Linus

Played By: Jon Gries

Occupation: Workman for the Dharma Initiative

First
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Lost In Numbers: Sixteen Recurring Characters We Hope To See Again In The Final Season

Lost In Numbers: Sixteen Recurring Characters We Hope To See Again In The Final Season
While the final season's series regulars are undoubtedly some of the most important characters on "Lost," they aren't the only people that fans have come to know and love. One of the show's greatest attributes is its wealth of worthwhile characters that weave in and out of the Island's bountiful mythology with varying degrees of regularity.

After the jump, we've highlighted the sixteen recurring characters that we're hoping to see in the final season of "Lost" — the ones that are still alive, at least. We'll get to the corpses soon, we promise. Stay tuned to MTV for the rest of this week and into the season premiere, as we'll be running a series of features pegged directly to the show's trademark number sequence: 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42. Needless to say, spoilers for season five and earlier lie ahead.

1. Aaron Littleton

Played By: William Blanchette

Occupation: Baby / Toddler

First Appearance: Born on the Island and greeted by Charlie Pace,
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ASC gives 11th TV nom to Del Ruth

ASC gives 11th TV nom to Del Ruth
Cinematographer Thomas Del Ruth earned his 11th nomination from the American Society of Cinematographers on Wednesday, when noms were announced in two television categories for the 21st annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards, set for Feb. 18 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City.

Del Ruth -- who has won four ASC Awards -- was nominated for the pilot episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. His fellow nominees in the television movie/miniseries/pilot category are Adam Kane for the pilot of Heroes, Walt Lloyd for the telefilm The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines, Bill Roe for the pilot of Day Break and John Stokes for the Umney's Last Case episode of the miniseries "Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King."

In the episodic television category, the nominees are Eagle Egilsson for the Darkroom episode of CSI: Miami, Nathan Hope for the Killer episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, David Moxness for the Arrow episode of Smallville, Roe for the What If They Find Him episode of Day Break and Gale Tattersall for the Meaning episode of House.

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