Thursday, May 08, 2008

Lost clues: Cabin Fever, ep. 11, season 4

Episode summary:

The mercenaries arrive back on the freighter, beaten and wounded by the smoke monster and unsuccessful in their mission to capture Ben.

Keamy, their leader, accuses Captain Gault of warning Ben that they were coming. Gault says he wasn't the one. And he leads Keamy below deck, where Michael--outed as Ben's spy--is locked in a room. Keamy wants to kill Michael but Gault stops him, saying that only Michael can fix the ship's engines, since he's the one who disabled them in the first place.

Keamy is determined to go back to the island. In the captain's quarters, he fishes out a folder from a safe. It's a map, provided by Widmore, that shows where Ben "is going" on the island. Keamy plans to go back and "torch" the island in order to drive Ben to that spot.

Gault, however, is very unhappy about this plan. He signed on to capture Ben, not kill people. He later confides in Sayid and Desmond and makes arrangements for them to go back to the island to warn the people there. Desmond elects to stay on the freighter. He's spent too much time on the island already and he's convinced that he'll be able to see Penelope soon if he stays on the ship. He wishes Sayid success and they part.

When Keamy orders Frank to start up the helicopter to fly the mercenaries back to the island, the pilot refuses. Keamy then slashes the doctor's throat and shoots Gault. Knowing that others will be killed unless he follows orders, Frank starts up the chopper.

Back in the jungle, Locke has a vision of Horace, the Dharma Initiative member who, years ago, recruited Ben's father to come to the island. Horace tells Locke "you need to find me" in order to locate Jacob.

Later, Locke brings Hurley and Ben to the mass Dharma grave. He finds Horace's body and fishes something out of the dead man's pocket. It's a map to Jacob's cabin.

In flashbacks, way back to the late 1950s, we see Locke's real mother give birth to him in the hospital after being struck by a car. Locke is premature and his mother is young and unmarried. As she and her own mother visit the baby in his incubator, there's a strange visitor lurking outside the room. It's Richard Alpert, looking the same age as we've seen him many years later on the island.

When Locke is a young boy, Richard visits again. He comes to Locke's foster home saying that he directs a school for special children and he thinks that Locke may be a candidate to go there. Alone with Locke, he places several items on a table. A vial of what looks like sand, a compass, a baseball mitt, a book titled "Book of Law," a comic book and a knife. Richard asks Locke to select the items that belong to him. Locke selects the sand and compass and Richard seems pleased. But when Locke selects the knife, he's disappointed. It seems Locke isn't who Richard was looking for.

We later see a teen-age Locke getting teased and bullied at school. A teacher calls him into his office. Locke is apparently gifted at science and has received an invitation from a Richard Alpert of Mittelos laboratories in Portland to attend a science camp. Locke wants nothing to do with it. Even though it's not really what's he's cut out for, he insists on trying to be a tough guy, into the outdoors and sports and cars. The teacher says Locke shouldn't fight being who is, and Locke says "Don't tell me what I can't do." Needless to say, he doesn't go to science camp.

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Years later, after his spine has been crushed, Locke is shown in physical rehabilitation. An orderly who wheels him out of the session is none other than Michael Abbadon, who encourages Locke to go on a walkabout, it will show him what he's truly capable of.

Back on the beach, Jack and the rest see the freighter chopper approach. Something drops out. It's a tracking device showing them where the helicopter is headed, as if somebody wants them to follow.

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Back in the jungle again, Locke enters Jacob's cabin alone. He encounters a man sitting in the dark. It's Christian Shepherd. Claire is in the cabin, too. Locke is confused as to what's going on, but Christian says the facts don't matter now--Locke needs to ask a more important question. So Locke asks "How do I save the island?"

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Outside, Ben asks Locke what he was told. Locke says, "He wants us to move the island."

Questions/clues/observations:

* What's up with the confusing, mixed-up timeline involving the doctor's death? Those on the beach discover his body but are told by the freighter crew over the sattelite phone that the doctor is on board and alive and well. We know the doctor is killed by Keamy, but Keamy is on the island searching for Ben at the same time he's supposedly killing the doctor on the ship, i.e. in two places at the same time.

* Ben tells Locke: "I used to have dreams." Why did he stop having such visions? Were they supplied by Jacob, who is now more interested in Locke?

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* Ben also indicates that it wasn't his idea to kill the Dharma Initiative members. Was it Jacob's?

* What's the secret to Richard's seemingly eternal youth?

* Richard notices a picture young Locke has drawn. It seems to show somebody being attacked by the smoke monster.

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* Locke is shown playing backgammon as a boy. It's a game he later taught Walt how to play on the island.

* Teenage Locke has a Geronimo Jackson poster in his school locker.

* Christian says he isn't Jacob, but can speak for him. Is Jacob somehow making use of Christian's body?

* What about Claire? Is she dead? Christian says Aaron isn't in the cabin. He shouldn't be, indicating that he and Claire are ghosts(?).

* Is Locke Jacob? Could be, given the twists in time involved here, that he becomes Jacob. Alpert knows there's something special about him. The items Alpert shows to Locke may belong to Jacob later in time. Or perhaps Locke is Jacob's reincarnation?

* How the heck is Locke going to move the island? Physically? Interdimensionally? In time?

* Keamy's gun failed when he tried to kill Michael, reinforcing the idea that Michael can't be killed and can't kill himself, although he tried several times. Jacob, or the island, or whatever, wants him alive.

* As mentioned earlier, when Juliet was recruited to work for the company, Mittelos is an anagram for "lost time."

* Who dropped the tracking device from the helicopter? Frank? Most likely. He wants to help the crash survivors.

Also see:

Lost Season 4 Episode Guide
The Best Lost Sites on the Web
Lost: What we STILL don't know

Comic book cover conventions: Superman! Stop that...

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plane!

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train!

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submarine!

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tank!

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crane!

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um, other tank!

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roller coaster!

Lost tonight!

Click here to see a preview for tonight's episode of "Lost." Then come back here tomorrow for a full summary of clues and observations.

Also see:

Lost Season 4 Episode Guide
The Best Lost Sites on the Web
Lost: What we STILL don't know

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Pop links

Datajunkie goes on a crime (comics) spree.

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TV alert: "American Masters" on PBS profiles Marvin Gaye tonight. Check yer locals.

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Neatocoolville checks out the Mary Marvel fan club.

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Hear a recent Lou Reed concert on NPR.

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The Horrors of it All presents a classic Bill Everett Sub-Mariner tale.

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Stan Lee has made more sneaky movie cameos than Alfred Hitchcock, it seems.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars poster

Here's a poster for the upcoming "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" animated feature.

A two-minute preview of the film will air at 7:58 p.m. ET/PT May 8 on Cartoon Network, TNT, TBS, CNN (this is serous, newsy stuff don't you know), and Boomerang.

The film opens in theaters Aug. 15 and will be followed by an ongoing Clone Wars series this fall on TNT.

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Marvel to launch kiddie 'toon

An animated series. For young kids. What will they think of next?

The 6-8 set is the target audience for a new Marvel Comics-based series called "Marvel Super Hero Squad."

It will feature such well-known heroes as Iron Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Thor, Fantastic Four and Captain America; all occupy a caricatured Super Hero City and are thrust into humorous adventures as they thwart the villainous plans of Doctor Doom, Magneto, Loki, the Abomination and others.

Marvel is in discussions with networks for the distribution of "Squad," expected to be available for broadcast in 2009. The company already has two new series -- "Wolverine and the X-Men" and "Iron Man: Armored Adventures" -- set to debut early next year on Nicktoons.


Here's a trailer for the "Wolverine and the X-Men" series.

Comics shipping May 6, 2008

Here's what's in comic book shops today. Click the links to order discounted titles from Amazon.

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Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Caption: Try 2

Here's my second idea for this week's New Yorker caption-a-cartoon contest:

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Yes, he says Jack Kirby sent him. And he's looking for Stan Lee!

Paging Stan Lee

We need dialogue for a Jack Kirby-inspired cartoon!

Via Mark Evanier, this week's New Yorker caption-a-cartoon contest features a drawing lifted from Marvel Comics' Tales to Astonish #34. Click here to add your idea for what the caption should say.

My attempt, which wouldn't make a lick of sense to non-comic book fanatics, is included here.

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No, it's definitely not Fin Fang Foom!

Comic book cover conventions: Seeing double

...and then some!

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Pop links

Deal alert: Amazon is offering a wide range of two-for-one deals on TV shows on DVD sets.

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A whole mess of Marvel Comics-based cartoons are set for DVD release overseas over the next several months. U.S. residents can play them on machines that can handle Region 2 disks. If you're out of luck on that front, there's always hope they'll eventually be released over here. As I reported a while back, Jetix Entertainment has signed a deal to release at least some Marvel 'toons on DVD in the States.

Here's what will be available oversease:

May:
The Complete Incredible Hulk 1966
The Incredible Hulk 1996 Season One Part One

June:
Fantastic Four - Season One 1995
Spider-Man - Season One 1967
X-Men - Season One Part One 1992

July:
Silver Surfer - Season 1998 series
Spider-Woman - Volume One 1979 series
The Incredible Hulk - Season One Part Two 1996

August:
Fantastic Four - Season Two 1995
Spider-Man & His Amazing Friends - Season One 1981
The Incredible Hulk - Complete 1982
X-Men - Season One Part Two 1992

September:
Fantastic Four - Complete 1978
Spider-Man - Season Two 1967
Spider-Woman - Volume Two 1979
The Incredible Hulk - Season Two 1996

Monday, May 05, 2008

CD new releases May 6, 2008

Click titles to order from Amazon.

B0016KHAY2 Momofuku Elvis Costello & the Imposters
Buy New: $9.97

B00007JS59 Lost (Original Television Soundtrack) [2-Discs] by Michael Giacchino
Buy New: $14.99

B00175G7MC Speed Racer
Buy New: $13.99

DVD new releases May 6, 2008

Click titles to order from Amazon.

B0012Z36F8 The 4400 - The Complete Fourth Season
Buy New: $24.99

B0014FAIYS Bewitched - The Complete Sixth Season
Buy New: $27.99

B0013D8L7C I'm Not There
Buy New: $22.99

B00153ZS30 Hiya Kids! A 50's Saturday Morning Box
Buy New: $27.99

B00172TIFS Grindhouse Occult Double Feature
Buy New: $29.99

Upcoming DVDs of interest

Here are some upcoming DVDs of possible interest to pop culture fans. Click the title links to pre-order any of them from Amazon.

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Batman - Gotham Knight (Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
Acclaimed screenwriters including David Goyer (Batman Begins) Josh Olson (A History of Violence) and Alan Burnett (Batman The Animated Series) join forces with revered animation filmmakers on six spellbinding chapters chronicling Batman?s transition from novice crimefighter to Dark Knight. These globe-spanning adventures pit Batman against the fearsome Scarecrow the freakish Killer Croc and the unerring marksman Deadshot. Using an arsenal of high-tech gadgetry from Wayne Industries Batman?s ethical boundaries exist only where he chooses to place them leaving some fearful of his power. The sharp storytelling complemented by stylish art from some of the world's most visionary animators masterfully depicts the blurred lines of Batman as man myth and legend.

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Popeye the Sailor: 1938-1940, Vol. 2
DISC 1
I Yam Love Sick
Plumbing Is A Pipe
The Jeep
Bulldozing The Bull
Mutiny Ain't Nice
Goonland
A Date To Skate
Cops Is Always Right
Customers Wanted
Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp
Leave Well Enough Alone
Wotta Nitemare
Ghosks Is The Bunk
Hello, How Am I
It"s The Natural Thing To Do

DISC 2
Never Sock A Baby
Shalespearian Spinach
Females Is Fickle
Stealin' Ain't Honest
Me Feelin's Is Hurt
Onion Pacific
Wimmin Is A Myskery
Nurse-Mates
Fightin' Pals
Doin' Impossikible Stunts
Wimmin Hadn't Oughta Drive
Puttin On The Act
Popeye Meets William Tell
My Pop, My Pop
With Poopdeck Pappy
Popeye Presents Eugene The Jeep


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Sophia Loren 4-Film Collection (Neapolitan Carousel / Attila / Madame Sans-Gene / Sunflower)

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Dial B for Blog profiles original Justice League of America artist Mike Sekowsky.

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"Iron Man" is a box office success and Marvel Comics has already announced a sequel, along with other big screen adaptations:

Marvel plans to launch its 2010 film slate with the release of the sequel, Iron Man 2, on April 30, 2010, followed by the launch of Thor on June 4, 2010. Additionally, Marvel is planting its feature film stakes for summer 2011 with an Avengers-themed summer – a two-picture project which will debut on May 6, 2011 with The First Avenger: Captain America (working title), followed by The Avengers in July 2011.

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Take a look at the trailer for "Batman: Dark Knight."