From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
The magically mad mash-up of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
The TV adaptation, Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (Sunday, The Movie Network/Movie Central, 8 p.m.), is by turns a delight and terribly annoying. It is also very male, and underlines the fact that the book, the premise and the entire concoction, is seriously nerdy. Entertaining, if you like that sort of thing – serious men talking in their code of seriousness, and fantastic special effects erupting at regular intervals. Continue reading.