DVD / Television

BBC series ‘Life on Mars’ superior to American remake – US DVD Release 28 July 2009

The Olympian – Olympia, Washington US Bruce Dancis 27 July 2009 Everything you know about “Life on Mars” is wrong. Or, to put it another way, if all you know about “Life on Mars” is that it was a recently canceled ABC-TV series starring Jason O’Mara and Harvey Keitel, you’re in for a treat. The … Continue reading

DVD / Television

Life on Mars (UK) new US DVD Release – Series 1: Box Art & Extras News

TVShowsOnDVD.com David Lambert 7 April 2009 Legendary author Stephen King was quoted as saying that the U.K. version, “…blows the American version out of the water”. A month ago we broke the news with Acorn Media’s press release that the original U.K. version of Life on Mars – Series 1, starring John Simm (State of … Continue reading

Awarded / Awards / Emmy / Serial / Television

Life on Mars picks up second International Emmy

Britain wins 7 International Emmys International Herald Tribune The Associated Press 25 November 2008 NEW YORK:  The time-traveling detective show “Life on Mars” picked up its second International Emmy for best drama series, leading a British sweep of seven of the 10 awards handed out Monday night at a ceremony that also honored “Law & … Continue reading

Serial / Television / TV

Stars to refight England’s civil war in new TV drama

The Observer Vanessa Thorpe 10 Aug 2008 A passionate revolutionary saga will sweep across British television screens this autumn. The lavish four-part drama, The Devil’s Whore, from the pen of Peter Flannery, creator of the hit serial Our Friends in the North, stars Dominic West, of The Wire, as Oliver Cromwell. Andrea Riseborough, fresh from … Continue reading

DVD / Reviews / Series / Television / TV

Life On Mars: Series 2 DVD Review

The Sydney Morning Herald – Entertainment 31 Mar 2008 Jaqui Taffel This time-shifting British cop series maintains a dark edge that keeps farce at bay. Genre TV Series, Drama Run Time 462 minutes Rated M Country United Kingdom Year 2007 Director S.J. Clarkson, Richard Clark, Andrew Gunn. Actors John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White, Dean Andrews, Marshall Lancaster, Noreen Kershaw, Kevin McNally. … Continue reading