Blightyvision: “Whites”

Directed by David Kerr Written by Matt King and Oliver Lansley Starring Alan Davies, Darren Boyd, and Katherine Parkinson How Hulu chose to take me from last week’s frankly embarrassing “Green Wing” to the short series “Whites” is beyond me.  There’s a possibility that, despite its insistence on showing me baby food commercials, it does […]

Blightyvision: “Green Wing”

Created by Victoria Pile Starring Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris and Olivia Colman Once I finished my viewing of “Green Wing,” and before I sat down to write, I went and looked up other reviews out of curiosity.  Apparently it is an award-winning show that has garnered huge amounts of praise and acclaim for its clever humor and […]

Posted on September 1, 2011 at 20:21 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Black Books”

Created by Dylan Moran Starring Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, and Tamsin Greig My first wind-catching of “Black Books” was in reference to the pilot episode, which was apparently devastatingly dark and focused almost entirely on the two main characters contemplating and attempting suicide.  When I finally got hold of the show for myself — despite […]

Posted on June 30, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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