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the American ‘Life on Mars’ is not dead yet

My brother sent me a photo from his phone Monday night: Apparently the destined-to-be-dreadful American remake of maybe-the-best-TV-show-ever Life on Mars will be shooting in his Astoria (Queens) neighborhood this morning. Yeah, the show is now set in New York City — it had originally been set in Cincinnati, I think. Or was it Pittsburgh? … more…

American ‘Life on Mars’ crashing and burning

I’d love to say “I told you so.” Oh, wait: I did. Thanks to reader Proper Dave who pointed out in comments this disturbing news of the already disturbing American remake of the BBC series Life on Mars: It’s quite common for series producers to replace actors after shooting a pilot and getting feedback…. However, … more…