The Lost Room 1 Season 2006

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Season 1
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1. The Key and The Clock AGES_12_AND_OVER

Detective Joe Miller finds himself on a case involving two men that are found burned to death in a pawn shop, apparently involving a mysterious key and a deal gone bad. After receiving the key, Joe discovers that it is just one of nearly one hundred objects with supernatural powers and a link to a hidden motel room.

Starring:
Peter Krause, Julianna Margulies
Runtime:
1 hour 23 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Fantasy, Drama, Science Fiction
Director Craig R. Baxley
Starring Peter Krause, Julianna Margulies
Supporting actors Peter Jacobson, Elle Fanning, Kevin Pollak
Season year 2006
Network Lionsgate
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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27 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Sam Tyler on 18 Oct 2007
Format: DVD
Joe Miller is a Pittsburgh detective not unlike any other. He lives alone with his young daughter and must struggle to balance his police work with family life. However, an underground world is opened to him when he is asked to investigate a particularly mysterious murder site. Two men are dead, each one seems to have been welded into the walls, how could this be? The prime suspect is on the run, but every time someone gets near him he seemingly vanishes. Joe finds himself spiralling deeper into a supernatural world when his family is threatened. What is the lost room and why are people so obsessed by a simple motel key?

`The Lost Room' is one of the freshest and best science fiction shows that I have seen in a long time. At only 4 hours this mini-series crams in more ideas that all of `Enterprise'. What I loved the best about it was the everyday feel of the characters and situations. There are no aliens here, just normal people trying to deal with situations that they can not possibly understand. It feels like `Lost', but without pretending it's not sci fi. This is how intelligent science fiction should be made with the characters and stories being just as vital as the special effects. Unlike many shows that I love I would have no qualms about recommending this to any lover of American TV shows. It easily transcends its science fiction roots to become just an excellent TV show.

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98 of 106 people found the following review helpful By Spreadbetter Wannabe on 26 Aug 2007
Format: DVD
I first heard about The Lost Room through word of mouth, which seems to be the primary method of distribution for this fantastic show as it was criminally under-marketed.
I would recommend it to anyone who is a fan of clever, cliffhanger style American dramas such as Prison Break, Lost or Heroes, though The Lost Room is generally a little more sedate than these shows.
I have been fortunate enough to see the whole four and a half hours of The Lost Room in one sitting, not something I would usually undertake, and can say it was one of the most enjoyable televisual experiences I can remember in recent years.
The concept is truly original, if a little strange, but it is testament to the show's compelling story and compassion you feel for the protagonist that you quickly suspend your disbelief at the idea of a wrist watch that can boil an egg or a cufflink that lowers blood pressure (merely throwaway examples) and enjoy the great writing, genuine suspense and intrigue.

This miniseries is crying out to be picked up for a more complete run - the ending, while satisfactory within the story arc, leaves many questions unanswered and the series very open. I urge you and anyone you know who enjoys this kind of thing to purchase this DVD. The show didn't cause enough of a ratings spike in the US to warrant it being immediately snapped up for more episodes, so the networks will be watching the DVD sales carefully.

Even if you don't buy this DVD, please just find a way to see this show and if you like it, tell someone about it, it truly is well worth your time.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Andrea Bowhill VINE VOICE on 26 Jan 2011
Format: DVD
The first time I heard about The Lost Room was from a friend - word of mouth - who I had known for years only to learn recently she was a secret Sci Fi Channel fan and encouraged me to rent The Lost Room and so I did, going to unravel the story best I can stay with me.

The Event is a shorthand term given to a moment in time that the Lost Room was created. It occurred at 1:20:44 p.m. on May 4, 1961, and erased the room and all of its contents from history. The reason behind this and the ultimate purpose of the Objects is yet unknown, the truth remains a mystery. Both theories essentially lead to the same conclusion, but attribute the event to different causes.

Detective (Peter Krause) Joe Miller stumbles upon The Key and the existence of the Room, his daughter thereafter becomes lost after a room reset inside the Room somewhere parallel, Joe sets out to get her back by using The Key to track down other Objects. (Julianna Margulies) Jennifer Bloom a member of the Legion, a cabal dedicated to finding all of the Objects and hiding them for the protection of humanity. Jennifer tries to warn Joe of the inherent danger of the Room and the Objects therein. Her brother, Drew, became obsessed with the Objects, and Jennifer believes that something in Room 9 of the Motel destroyed him.Joe also Teams up with (Kevin Pollak) Karl Kreutzfeld a former member of the Legion and collector of Objects. Kreutzfeld claims to be searching for the Glass Eye to cure his son Isaac's leukemia.

The Collectors The original group of Object seekers formed some time after the Event. Led by Arlene Conroy, the manager of the Sunshine Motel, most of the Collectors were killed or driven insane after the disaster in Room 9 in 1966.
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24 of 27 people found the following review helpful By French Fancy on 14 Sep 2007
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Well, not a film really because it was actually a mini-series. When I saw Peter Krause (I thought he was great in Six Feet Under) was the lead in this and I searched out some reviews which were very positive, I ordered it and it arrived yesterday. We began watching it last night and just could not go to bed until we'd seen it to the end.

Sci-fi is not a genre I usually enjoy but this made an unbelievable story totally credulous. It sucks you in and you just have to find out what happens next. I understand that this was a pilot and there is a rumour that a second series might be commissioned and I really hope this is the case.

Just as reading the reviews on here for Prison Break 1 made me buy it and not regret it for one instance, then trust me when I tell you that if you buy this you will think it absolutely wonderful. One minor gripe is that occassionally one of the actors mumbles a bit and we were so involved in the story that we did not want to miss one word, so we replayed a few bits with the subtitles on. But I'm still going to give it 9.75 out of 10.
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