Wednesday, 24 August 2011


The Great British Bake Off
2x02 Episode 2
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

4x56 (22/8/11 edition)
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

2x06 A Cold Heaven Part 2 [season finale]
Excellent finale. Seems like a real turning point for Driscoll too, moving from slavishly following the law and what's Right to just doing the right thing. That makes it either a good ending to the series, or the next run could have a slightly different flavour. Hopefully there'll be more, though, because it's quietly brilliant.
[Watch it (again) on ITV Player.]


Conan The Barbarian Scripter Answers: “What’s It Like To Flop At The Box Office?” by Nikki Finke & Sean Hood
(from Deadline)
Conan was just one of several movies to flop at the US box office this past weekend. Here, one of its screenwriters explains what it feels like to be on the bad side of a big movie not being big.

Doctor Who's Global Takeover by Jace Lacob
(from The Daily Beast)
A pretty interesting interview -- not entirely filled with the usual completely-repetitive hype-led interviews you see pre-series (which tend to offer the same information in different configurations with one or two new tidbits at best) -- with Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat.
(Incidentally, the author/interviewer sounds like he's got the first letters of his names the wrong way round...)