DVD First Look: Jackboots on Whitehall

Jackboots on Whitehall Written and directed by Edward McHenry and Rory McHenry Starring Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Timothy Spall, Alan Cumming, and Dominic West Available at Amazon.com: (Region 1) and Digital Download Okay.  Look at the poster.  Look at the tag line.  Look at the Digital Spy review up there.  What’s your first impression?  Go […]

Blightyvision: Christopher and His Kind

Starring Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, and Douglas Booth Written by Kevin Elyot, based on the book by Christopher Isherwood Directed by Geoffrey Sax I am going to make a horrible confession, and one that an Anglophile probably shouldn’t make publicly: I have not seen any of Matt Smith’s work prior to “Doctor Who.”  My “give […]

Blightyvision: “Island at War”

Directed by Peter Lydon and Thaddeus O’Sullivan Written by Stephen Mallatratt Starring Saskia Reeves, Philip Glenister, and Owen Teale I will admit to holding off as long as possible on reviewing this, simply because there are so many -World War II-related series out there and I’m doing my best not to bunch them together.  This […]

Blightyvision: “Foyle’s War”

Created by Anthony Horowitz Starring Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, and Anthony Howell I didn’t learn a hell of a lot in college, to be honest.  I was an English major, and that pretty much meant (at least at my alma mater) reading books and telling the professors what they wanted me to think they were […]