I have little tolerance for Charles Dickens. If I desired large serialized tomes with meandering prose and an ensemble of caricatures, I may find more value in his work but for the present, my hunger for social episode must be whetted by Jane Austen. All having said that, I came across the BBC version of “Bleak House” so powerful that I overcame my prejudices and attempted to read the novel itself.

I failed but after re-watching the series I shall redouble my efforts certainly. The BBC miniseries “Bleak House” has received practically universal acclaim, at least according to Metacritic, and I could say little to dispute it deserves it. Even the premiere show somehow succeeds in introducing us to the typically Dickensian back-story and an enormous cast of heroes within its brief 30-minute windows while still somehow maintaining our interest. It is an amazing tribute to Andrew Davies, the screenwriter who also boasts the writing credit for the 1995 “Pride & Prejudice” miniseries, that he manages to protect so much of Dickens’ storyline while trimming the fat.

It’s rather difficult to evaluate the cinematography and soundtrack when they are so bipolar. The director did a fantastic job when showing dialogue or action, but also for the establishing shots of landscapes and locations both picture and sound become melodramatic and obnoxiously percussive. Now for the characters. Gillian Anderson (the actress who plays Lady Dedlock) attracted the most attention from U.S.

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Sort of the like old adage, “Just be yourself” -that’s how you stand out from the rest of the pack. I try to revise my blog at least one time weekly to keep people coming back. Maintaining your website’s stats is a good way to see what’s sticking (i.e. where your traffic’s via and what your most popular content is). Alex Dukal: Yes, of course, as a freelance musician, self-promotion is necessary absolutely. I believe the first challenge is having something to say, something showing, a reliable portfolio to regress to something easier that promotion.