Note to my reader of some New Series:
Rough notes on them.
Orphan Black BBC3 in the UK BBC3 Fridays @9pm 3 episodes in started 20th September with two episodes-available on BBC i-player-see review below.
Sleepy Hollow Universal Channel @137 on Virgin TV starting 9th October 2012
“My name is Ichabod Crane!”…
started 29th September Sunday @ 9pm Universal Channel # 137 on Virgin TV
Syrupy but enjoyable slush. Charlie’s Angels-of a sort updated for the present day. OK Like America’s Next Top Model House but for a mixture of Government undercover Agents. & it is the Rookie’s first day…what could possibly go wrong.
Oh and they all live in a funky beach house right on the beach and surf and have golden coca-cola moments on the beach around a fire. Bleuch.
Still it trundles along helped by some very hunky men and of course lip-pouting mostly women who aid and obey them at intervals.
It’s like a house full of friggin James Bonds and Jane Bonds & or chic Nikitas. & evil alter-egos. Except they are all mostly sunshine yellow and about as convincing and as harmful as saccharine instead of sugar.
Oh well. No one of this really matters to me as i like so bad they are good dramas. Especially if it is set in
California, Los Angeles, all the places with wild and crazy sunshine and giant upside down alien like palm trees pointing like giant bulbous poles into the twilight sun.
The Walking Dead new series 18th October 2013 Friday @10pm
Yikes! i can’t look nor write..
“zztttt…static on the car radio, then a voice, saying…sanctuary…sanctuary…”
True Blood new series Monday 30th September FOX Channel # 157 on Virgin TV 10pm=yey!
“Time for the humans to bite back!”…..
Homeland Series 3. Series 2 currently showing on Channel More4 in UK & on 4OD (4 on demand) New series starts Sunday 6th October @ 9pm on Channel 4-Channel number# 104 on Virgin TV
Orphan Black: My Review
On first few episodes.
This is great and hugely enjoyable. I have seen the first two episodes which were shown together. This is
available on i-player.
It would be hard to write much about Orphan Black without seriously spoilering it. Plus it is one of those shows that resists such efforts at concentration for me and calls out instead for a tub of chocolate ice cream and a grin.
I will say that if features a heroine, her foster brother who actually nearly acts her off the screen and a
Policeman named Art. See even that is a spoiler.
The Cameramen, I can describe, seem to fall subject to some calamity whenever our heroine has her pants/knickers on. Since uncountably he seems to be filming from the floor.
Having missed the first few minutes which had, as i later discovered in checking, handily contained a train Driver’s announcement of a station. I was convinced Orphan Black was set in London.
There was the train, the station platform. Quite why i was convinced a train and a platform were definitely British i don’t exactly know.
It looked like the train came into a tube station.
The lady on the train who looked in horror when our heroine exclaimed “shit” and who clutched her child tighter. That might have been a clue. At one point our heroine and her foster brother go to a Pub and he orders Guinness. That was what convinced me it was London.
But no, a lot is explained by finding out that it is a BBC American series but made and produced in Canada. & filmed in Canada. Ahah.
I was fully convinced it was in the UK./ London until i saw the Policemen’s uniforms. That was the clue. (well a later clue)
As mentioned before on here, I like Canadian productions. They are fresh and different. (i even watched Rookie Blue for a while)
I am a firm fan of LA Complex.(before that Intelligence was good but sadly cut short.)
I am intrigued as to what will happen next. So far Orphan Black has been delightful & different. To see a woman heroine do some things that, of all the dramas i have seen, no female character has done before.
Plus i want her wardrobe. Not the wardrobe you understand.