Lost’s Showrunner Explains Why Creators Shouldn’t Worry About Making Some Fans Mad

If ‘your intention is for everyone to love it, you’re not going to be able to do this job’

Damon Lindelof's upcoming HBO adaptation of Watchmen promises to be another hotly debated project. Getty Images

Audiences have always been vocal about their dislike of certain plot twists in TV and movies—the Sopranos series finale is still heavily debated to this day—but the degree of their outrage has significantly increased.

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