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03.01.2013 | | Posted at 02:07 PM

First Six Seasons on DVD

By David Luhrssen
 Many of us were disappointed when World War II ended and Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle told his superiors he’d had enough. “Foyle’s War” was one of the best British television series of this century, its five wartime seasons in the coastal town of Hastings brimmed with fully developed characters and believable situations. And then—surprise—a three-episode Sea...
09.20.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Ever cut off at the intersection by some idiot driver on his cell phone? Annoyed by some jerk babbling his personal business loudly into a cell phone at the supermarket? Then you might share the sentiment manifested in �Mobile.� The recent British television series, out in October on DVD, concerns an elaborate conspiracy to blow up cell phone transmission towers. But as happens in any prolonged ...
07.07.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
In 1944, an Englishman limps home with the aid of a cane. Held prisoner by the Germans since the early months of World War II, he had recently been freed by the advancing Allies. When he crosses the gate into his farmyard, his dog recognizes him but to his five-year old boy, he�s a stranger. He discovers that his wife has innocently befriended a German POW, dispatched each day from the nearby pr...