Blightyvision: “Merlin” Series 4

Created by Julian Jones, Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps, Jake Michie Starring John Hurt, Colin Morgan and Bradley James After catching up to “Merlin” in time to be ready for the new series, I skulked around listening to fandom buzz just to see what other people thought of it.  I don’t see it as a guilty pleasure so much as a […]

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Merlin”

Created by Julian Jones, Julian Murphy, Johnny Capps, and Jake Michie Starring John Hurt, Colin Morgan and Bradley James This fell into my lap for three major reasons.  One, I love anything Arthurian — or, at the very least, will give it a chance.  Two, this is apparently up there with “Being Human” on the list of shows you’re “required” […]

Posted on September 23, 2011 at 00:53 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Raven”

Directed by Michael Hart Written by Jeremy Burnham and Trevor Ray Starring Michael Aldridge, Shirley Cheriton, Phil Daniels, and Patsy Rowlands England has some seriously weird kids’ shows. No, I mean seriously.  And by “weird,” I mean their opinion of what kids can handle in their television is far different to what we Colonials think […]