In the news: The Pillars of the Earth has “a certain sameness”

From Bill Harris of QMI Agency:

  • ‘Pillars’ tough to follow
    “he Pillars of the Earth possesses all the pillars of recent TV historical dramas. This may prompt eye-rolling among historians, who won’t see obvious connections between, say, ancient Rome and 16th-century England. But in terms of TV shows? A certain sameness is creeping into the historical dramas we’ve seen lately, despite the fact that centuries separate their time frames.” Read more.