Bright Lights Film Journal

Voices heard on the DC Metro, explaining the inexplicable

Chick numero uno: So then they’re attacked by polar bears.

Chick numero dos: Polar bears? I thought they were on a tropical island.

Chick numero uno: They are! But it’s not just an island. It’s like punishment, like they all did something, like they killed somebody.

Chick numero dos: Well, do they get away from the polar bears?

Chick numero uno: Yeah, but then lots of other stuff happens.

Old man: (thinks) JJ Abrams,* you may not have killed anyone, but you’re still getting away with murder.

*Fucking creator of Lost.