Wednesday, January 16 2013
Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.
Tuesday, February 26 2013
The Hour stands as one of the best series of the year, as the second season was filled with drama, intrigue, and a terrific use of period and tone.
Tuesday, November 27 2012
The Hour continues to mine its rich vein of personalities, with a second season that is looking very good, indeed.
Sunday, October 9 2011
This series balances intrigue, romance, and sexual politics all amidst major political unrest in Britain, and it does so with wonderful acting and great style.
Tuesday, August 16 2011
Set in 1956 London, The Hour starts out as a behind-the-scenes view of the news business, what Freddie calls "the mechanics of bearing witness."