Blightyvision: “ShakespeaRe-Told”

Directed by Mark Brozel, Ed Fraiman, Brian Percival, and David Richards Starring James McAvoy, Keeley Hawes, Billie Piper, Shirley Henderson, and David Mitchell There’s only one area where I don’t try frantically to skip through DVD previews, and that’s on BBC releases.  Why?  Because if you sit and watch, you’ll see a dozen shows you’ve […]

Blightyvision: “Ashes to Ashes”

Created by Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharaoh Starring Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes, Dean Andrews, Marshall Lancaster, and Montserrat Lombard This review is going to be a serious test in treading lightly, because it is possibly the most spoileriffic show in existence in recent years.  One could argue that its mere existence is a spoiler for […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Identity”

Keeley Hawes is playing a police officer.  No, seriously, this is news. File this one under “product of its time.” Ed Whitmore, the writer behind “Waking the Dead,” is turning out a new six-episode crime drama dealing with identity theft.  But it’s looking like this is going to go above and beyond someone snatching your […]

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The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: “Ashes to Ashes” Series Finale

Right, so “Lost” is the big news of the viewing season among all my friends.  I know people who are about to gnaw their own arms off waiting to see if they’re all inside a video game or if they were Tyler Durden all along or something.  I really don’t know because I’ve been over […]