Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel
celestialweasel

"The sonic screwdriver if you please, Jenkins"

.. to quote Widmerpool in the little known Anthony Powell SF cycle 'A dance to the music of time lords'.

This came to mind because the TV version of A Dance To The Music Of Time was insanely rushed. Whilst Brideshead seems very slow now, ADTTMOT went too far the other way. Much in the manner of Dr. Who - where the old ones now seem rather slow, but I think the last two episodes of this series were rather rushed and failed to do justice to the material.
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