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Hacks clocks in at 48 minutes, making this one off comedy short on running time and, as it stands, even shorter on humor. Penned by Guy Jenkin, who was also responsible for the family sitcom Outnumbered and tv news satire Drop Dead the Donkey, it attempts to wring a few laughs out of the… 530 more words


Going Postal (2010)

Yeah, yeah, TV movie, whatever. Also, I didn’t think Going Postal was one of Terry Pratchett’s best, so I’m not going to evaluate the screen version… 371 more words

Blackbeard battles British forces in 'Crossbones' two-hour finale

Season 1 | Episodes 8 & 9 | “Crossbones” & “Blackbeard” | Aired Aug 2, 2014

Crossbones met its end—the NBC series won’t be returning—in a two-hour finale, in which Santa Compana’s Commodore fully embraces his inner Blackbeard to face British forces led by sadistic and obsessed Jagger. 1,301 more words

'Crossbones' recap: Introducing the infamous Blackbeard

Season 1 | Episode 7 | “Beggarman” | Aired July 25, 2014

The secret is out: Lowe is a spy. For that, he got a beatdown from the Commodore last week—and then the Commodore allowed him to drill a not-insignificant-sized hole in his head. 1,614 more words

Blackbeard's head like a hole in 'Crossbones' recap

Season 1 | Episode 6 | “A Hole in the Head” | Aired July 18, 2014

Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard, aka the Commodore, plans to live it up before his possible death, starting out the episode by entertaining a number of young, naked ladies in his bed. 1,198 more words

'Crossbones' recap: Jagger tests spy Tom Lowe's loyalties

Season 1 | Episode 5 | “The Return” | Aired July 11, 2014

When we left off, Lowe had abandoned his affair with Lady Kate, and Jagger had approached Antoinette—she of the Commodore’s ghostly visions—to aid in his search for Blackbeard. 1,532 more words