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Posts Tagged ‘BBC3

Sticks and Rope~Being Human 2.2

January 23, 2010

This is a fly-by review as I’m a little short on time, but I wanted to get my thoughts down before the next episode! Spoilers below. Advertisements

Wine and Roses ~ Being Human 2.1

January 13, 2010

Well, the powers that be weren’t lying when they said that series 2 was going to be dark! There was so much going on in this episode that it’s hard to even begin a review without spoilers, so everything’s under the cut just to be on the safe side.

The kids are alright ~ three recent British ‘dramedies’

December 3, 2009

Peter Jukes makes some insightful points about the state of British drama here, noting the frustrating increase in hand holding the viewer through simple plotlines and an overemphasis on the primetime ratings behemoths (soaps and the euphemistically named  ‘continuing dramas’ like Casualty, which are basically soaps except they don’t run all year round). However, I […]