Blightyvision: “Ian Hislop’s Age of the Do-Gooders”

I’ve been asking myself ever since I saw this show if it’s wise to review a flat-out documentary — by which I mean one not helmed by an instantly recognizable actor or “offset,” as it were, by comic interludes.  The number of people State-side who will know Ian Hislop by name is a small one […]

Posted on January 13, 2011 at 00:50 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “The First Men in the Moon”

based on the novel by H.G. Wells directed by Damon Thomas written by Mark Gatiss starring Mark Gatiss and Rory Kinnear Good ol’ H.G. Wells.  Sometimes he makes all the sense in the world, and sometimes he makes precisely none.  What little Victorian faux-science there is behind “The First Men in the Moon” invites your […]