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June 27, 2014 7:00 AM

Mostly great, new HBO series ‘The Leftovers’ fascinates, depresses and confuses

HBO almost hits it out of the park again with its latest drama, based on a literary science fiction novel from Tom Perrotta. “The Leftovers” has an inherently depressing premise that fascinates in its first few hours. But the scattershot pacing and unhelpful flashbacks might make it vanish from your Sunday night DVR queue.

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