douglas adams

DIRK GENTLY (DVD)

By admin | March 2013

This BBC adaptation of Douglas Adams’ two books featuring eccentric detective Dirk Gently suffers a bit from an accessibility problem — he’s someone we’d rather encounter through another character, rather than having the point-of-view on him — as well as an adaptation issue in which the more over-the-top bits were left out. We’re left with four episodes that all center around murders and veer away from the books’ fanciful tone…

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