Blightyvision: “Torchwood: Miracle Day”

Created by Russell T. Davies Starring John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Bill Pullman, and Mekhi Phifer Okay, so here’s the thing.  We US-based Anglophiles can be really terrible when it comes to self-judgment, and the Whovian subset can be even worse.  It could be because we’ve been burned before — both by straight-up American remakes and […]

Blightyvision: “Torchwood”

Written and created by Russell T. Davies Starring John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen, and Gareth David-Lloyd Back in 2006 or so, Torchwood was a show it was very easy to make fun of and be cynical about.  The Doctor Who spinoff was advertised from the get-go as being aimed more toward adults, covering edgier […]

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Blightyvision: “The Sarah Jane Adventures”

Created by Russell T. Davies Starring Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, and Tommy Knight The sad fact of the matter is, I knew there was another series half in the can, and was thus holding off reviewing as far as this show had gotten until one more series had come out.  However, with the sad news […]

Blightyvision: “Casanova”

Or: “David Tennant Fangirl Catnip” Written and created by Russell T. Davies Starring David Tennant, Peter O’Toole, Laura Fraser, and Nina Sosanya If you want a strong script from RTD, you need only do two things: take away his aliens, and let him write about sex.  If you want a strong performance from David Tennant, […]