Flesh and Bone

A young girl from blue-collar Pittsburgh comes to New York to become a professional dancer...no it's not a Flashdance remake but an eight-part series which is a dark and intensely compelling take on ballet. Flesh and Bone revolves around Claire Robbins (Sarah Hay) a talented 21 year old scarred by her past looking to make it in the world of dance. a real-life ballet dancer. Unlike most dancers she literally escaped her home town Pittsburgh by dark of night, for her long-shot audition at the fictional American Ballet Company. One of the great things about the series created by Moira Walley-Beckett is that she cast real dancers including the main character so there are no body doubles in dance scenes, these are the actors/dancers, making it very authentic to the story she weaves. This might be the effect ...

Blunt Talk

For those who haven't heard of it, Blunt Talk is the triumphant return of a television great back into it's warm embrace in what looks to be one of the most interesting comedies I've ever seen. Sir Patrick Stewart best known for his portrayal as the captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise in Star Trek: The Next Generation stars as the shows lead character Walter Blunt, a British presenter in the US who is spiralling out of control but is charismatic enough to keep his world spinning along at his ever increasing pace. This is just my take from the first episode but if it's anything to go by it's only going to get crazier and it is going to be awesome. Obviously I'm not the only one who thinks so as the show has been renewed for another ...