DIRK GENTLY (DVD)

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…

Posted on March 17, 2013 in Reviews by