Thursday, January 7 2010
Let's face it, when the content inside is less than meaningful, how better to market your particular movie than with plenty of digital packaging bells and whistles. Many of our 2009 choices reflect this strategy. Others are great all by themselves.
Thursday, October 11 2007
The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.
Thursday, July 1 2010
Much like Mad Men unapologetically represents the inequalities of its time period, Life on Mars revels in the lack of political correctness that is an ingrained part of contemporary (that is, 1973) society.
Sunday, December 13 2009
Life on Mars: Series 2 is a prime example of how a TV series should be done. Every element, including the decision to end after 2 series, is meant to add to the show's overall brilliance.
Sunday, July 26 2009
The show simultaneously manages to be a credible period cop show, a futuristic science-fiction thriller and something of a current social commentary.
Wednesday, October 8 2008
Harvey Keitel makes a great entrance in Life on Mars. You expect as much, of course, because he's Harvey Keitel. But it is truly great.
Thursday, December 16 2010
Life on Mars: The Complete UK Collection - Acorn Media [$79.99]