Houdini

I meant to do the second part of my focus on mini-series months ago but as always life got in the way. However the idea did not leave my mind so as before I will give myself an hour to tell you about a new mini-series that recently came out which many of you might not have heard of even though it features Adrien Brody as the man the two part mini-series is named after... Houdini The Houdini mini-series comes from the History channel is a dramatisation based on the life of Houdini the legendary magician/escape artist that mystified audiences and captured the collective conscience of the world. The mini-series is meant to be part biography and part dramatisation of the life that Harry Houdini (played by Adrien Brody) lived. The result however is more 60% drama and 40% ...

I've decided to do a set of interconnecting blog posts over a number of weeks focused on mini-series past and present that I think people should watch if given the chance. They are highly under publicised and fly under the radar but I usually quite like mini-series when I find out about them. As it's a Thursday I have decided I will do a throwback Thursday post about a brilliant military focused mini-series from way back in 2008! Also as a bit of a challenge to myself and because they are mini-series I am only dedicating an hour to each post so forgive me if this first one is a little short. Generation Kill This mini-series is one I famously always forget the name of but cannot recommend enough to people. The story line is as follows: A Rolling Stone ...