Sunday, 1 June 2008


Florence Nightingale
Disappointingly dry and docudrama-like account of a fraction of Florence Nightingale's life. The cast and director manage little with the latter's leaden script. The whole thing felt more like something you'd only see in the early years of Secondary School.

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross
14x19 (30/5/08 edition)

4x13 No More Mr. Nice Guy

Sword of Xanten (aka Ring of the Nibelungs)
Parts 1 & 2 (of 2)

Wild China
Part 4 Beyond the Great Wall
This fascinating series about the beautiful, little seen and fast-disappearing sides of life in China continued with some of its greatest sights yet. The 'ice city' at the end has to be my favourite bit so far.


Field of Dreams (1989)
[#38 in 100 Films in a Year 2008]