Blightyvision: “Hidden”

Written by Ronan Bennett and Walter Bernstein Directed by Niall MacCormick Starring Philip Glenister, Thekla Reuten, and Anna Chancellor There are some shows you can watch casually.  There are some shows you can half-watch.  There are some shows you can keep an eye on while you fly from Stormwind to the Arathi Highlands.  And then […]

Posted on November 3, 2011 at 01:00 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Exile”

Written by Paul Abbott and Daniel Brocklehurst Directed by John Alexander Starring John Simm, Jim Broadbent, and Olivia Colman Despite the dynamic cast behind this show — just look at the credits right above — I know a lot of people refused, actively and vehemently, to give this even the beginning of a watch.  I […]

Posted on May 26, 2011 at 14:28 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Single Father”

Directed by Sam Miller Written by Mick Ford Starring David Tennant, Suranne Jones, Warren Brown, and Rupert Graves When I first covered this for the now-defunct Watchlist column, I recall saying rather vehemently that the main thing I wanted to see in this show was David Tennant directed with a firm hand.  After his Lonely […]

Posted on December 2, 2010 at 09:16 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: The 2010 BAFTA Television Awards

Doesn’t matter how much of an Anglophile you consider yourself to be; you, like myself, are still likely bewildered by many of the names and titles on this year’s list of BAFTA TV nominations. (Perhaps they and BBC America have slightly different standards?) And like me, you likely can’t take an interest in any sort […]

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 00:26 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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