Wednesday, November 11 2009
The Prisoner's unapologetic payoff of surrealism and absurdism heads into that artistic realm where meaning is defined more by resonance than by immediately identifiable relevance.
Sunday, April 19 2009
Rather like the the pu pu platter, there’s too much of one thing, not enough of another in this collection of British spy TV
Sunday, October 7 2007
Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.
Tuesday, June 5 2007
John Drake is the coolest secret agent most modern movie fans have never heard of.
Monday, January 15 2007
It's a show that still causes heads to spin some 40 years later. But what makes The Prisoner so special is not its spy drama approach, but its anti-conformity agenda.
Monday, April 5 2004
Patrick McGoohan's Drake is an intensely moral character, but never sanctimonious, a diehard cynic who nonetheless believes in what he does.
Wednesday, May 28 2003
John Drake, is about as unlike Bond as it's possible to be, the kind of agent who actually paid attention in spy school.
Thursday, December 5 2002
A space opera in touch with its feminine side.