Tag Archives: Tom Hollander

Pride & Prejudice

One day, Lizzie, some man will catch your eye and you’ll have to watch your tongue! There’s a double meaning in that.  Can anything be favorably compared to Pride and Prejudice (1995), the BBC miniseries based upon the novel by Jane Austen? … Continue reading

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age

That’s the trouble with intrigue, isn’t it? With so many secrets, you can never quite tell who’s on whose side until the game ends. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) the sequel to Elizabeth (1998) (which I haven’t seen) is a historical film.  What … Continue reading

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The Company

We will keep playing the game, Jack, until the game is over. What The Good Shepherd (2006) packed into a single movie, The Company (2007) rolled out in six, would-be one-hour episodes for TNT (you never get a real hour on American television).  That’s … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part II: The SitCom Complete Guide)

Looking over Comedy.co.uk and its list of comedies can be a little daunting–perhaps more daunting for me, as someone who takes themselves to be pretty knowledgeable of the genre.  Well, I’ll see if I can’t cut through some of that for you. … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part II: The SitCom Tier 1)

So, you’ve gotten a little guidance on SitComs yesterday and now you’re ready to see my first tier of British SitComs.  You’ll see that the program heading links are to Amazon and the actors are to IMDB. For the following … Continue reading

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Rev. Series 1 & 2

Are you there God?  If so, just a couple of questions.  Why do you allow there to be kids who don’t know what World War II is?  Why did you send that reviewer on my one bad day, was that … Continue reading

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