Eddie Izzard to play Long John Silver

In a rare TV drama appearance, comedian and executive transvestite Eddie Izzard has signed on to play Long John Silver in Sky1’s new adaptation of Treasure Island. Set to air in December 2012, this marks the first live-action adaptation of the novel for British television since the 1977 production featuring Alfred Burke. The drama, which […]

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 […]

Blightyvision: “Life on Mars”

We see you, M6620, but the virgins don’t. Created by Matthew Graham, Tony Jordan, and Ashley Pharaoh Starring John Simm and Philip Glenister Sam Tyler was in an accident and woke up in 1973. Is he mad, in a coma, or back in time? As it turns out, he’s in the year 2035, stuck in […]

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 […]