Blightyvision: “Marchlands”

Starring Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, and Shelley Conn Written by Stephen Greenhorn and David Schulner Directed by James Kent Well, here’s an interesting turn-up.  We’ve been seeing a lot of remakes of British shows for America — most recently “Being Human” — but ITV’s “Marchlands” was actually based on an American show.  Or, rather, the […]

Posted on March 17, 2011 at 00:11 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “Whistle and I’ll Come to You”

Directed by Andy DeEmmony Written by Neil Cross Based on the short story “Oh, Whistle, And I’ll Come To You, My Lad” by M.R. James Starring John Hurt and Gemma Jones I love a good ghost story.  A good psychological one, I mean.  I have never been a fan of the jump-and-scare adrenaline-fests that people […]