Category Archives: Television

Women Direct: Storytelling a changing vision

An interview with actress and director, Cady McClain By J. Lynn Stapleton When under two percent of the top 100 films are directed by women, it is not unreasonable to question the larger issue of ingrained cultural bias against a … Continue reading

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Call the Midwife – Series 5: Missing Scenes [505-508]

Herein is the second half of the Missing Scenes from series five of “Call The Midwife”. The missing scenes are ones that have been edited out by PBS for their broadcasts, which differ from the full-length broadcasts that the BBC … Continue reading

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Call the Midwife – Series 5: Missing Scenes [501-504]

As I had done for the BBC series Last Tango in Halifax, I will be posting the missing scenes that differ from what the BBC airs to what PBS edits. The dialogue written by Heidi Thomas McGann and co-writers . … Continue reading

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Last Tango in Halifax – Series Three – Missing Scenes [Eps 304-306]

This post concludes the missing scenes from second half of series three of Last Tango in Halifax. Okay, so these episodes were probably the hardest to re-watch, and possibly one of the reasons for the delay – in addition to … Continue reading

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Last Tango in Halifax – Series Three – Missing Scenes [Eps 301-303]

Here we go again for another series of Last Tango in Halifax being aired on PBS with clips and sections edited out for various reasons, the choices in the edits I don’t always understand. For me, whether you like the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Series 3 of ‘Last Tango in Halifax’

Okay, this is a bit more long-winded than I had planned when I started writing it, but there it is. Storyline-wise this series took place over a span of seven months (February-August). I occasionally thought it was uneven at times, … Continue reading

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Getting caught up on ‘Five Days’

You know how sometimes you’ll get a DVD set and make plans to watch and then life happens and you don’t get back to it for a while? Several months ago I’d ordered the DVDs for the BBC/HBO produced series … Continue reading

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