Navigate
Register or Log in
Blog
Categories

Archives
Search

My Links
Feeds and Credits
Subscribe to RSS feed

The latest comments to all posts in RSS

Subscribe to Atom feed

Powered by WordPress; state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform

V4NY - Only Templates
Tue, 060725
The Best TV I’ve Seen in Ages
Filed under: Technology -v- Culture — Rick @ 042904CDT

My old friends Ron and Zim have been turning me on to the BBC series TopGear.

They agreed on this 15-minute piece as the show’s best.

I could absolutely do without the last 1:30 — the studio stuff. In fact, I didn’t even watch the last :30 or so.

But the rest of it? Good Lord! I am convinced that it’s the best television I’ve seen in ages. The shooting is gorgeous (if occasionally rough), as are the editing, writing, and performances. It’s smart and funny and compelling as hell. A real revelation to me. I felt compelled to share.

I admit to taking boyish pleasure in watching cars get bashed about. But this piece rises way above that.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.