The Region 1 (US and Canada) Survivors series one and two box set is reviewed on ComingSoon.net and on the Are You Screening? blog.
The BBC America shop has included a lengthy set of reviews quotes to support its promotional of the Region One Survivors DVD set. Unsurprisingly, given the critical battering that the show endured in some quarters of the media, this is a selective set of positive assessments of the show (and includes some judicious extracts from… Read More BBC America Shop – Survivors reviews summary
The Chron blog of the Houston Chronicle has posted reviews of all six episodes of series one of Survivors and of the opening episode of series two (which are being shown as a single 12 episode series on BBC America). New reviews will be added at the same URL as the remaining five episodes of… Read More Houston Chronicle – seven episode reviews of Survivors on BBC America
Reviewing the Survivors series two DVD in SciFiNow magazine (Issue 39), James Rundle declares the second series “highly recommended” and adds: Alternately distressing, heartwarming, savage, restrained, brutal and disciplined, this is surely one of the finest post-apocalyptic shows of the millennium…. [I]t’s possible to jump in at this point if you missed the first season,… Read More SciFiNow Survivors series two DVD review
The US MetaCritic site has published a round-up of reviews of the first press review of Survivors opening episode which began on BBC America on 13 February 2010. The eight reviews already published (from publications including TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly and Variety) are aggregated as “generally favorable”. Many thanks to Adrian H for alerting the… Read More First reviews of BBC America’s premiere of Survivors series one
The Total SciFi site has published a review of episode two of Survivors second series; and an interview with actor Paterson Joseph (Greg Preston).
More reviews of episode one of series two of Survivors appear in The Times (which also previewed the show (on 9 January)); The Telegraph; and on the
Reviews of the first series of Survivors DVD release appear in SFX (No 180, March 2009), SciFi Now (Issue 25, February-March 2009) and DeathRay (No 17, February-March 2009). DeathRay‘s Guy Haley concludes his review with a call to the BBC to: “Bring it back as soon as, Auntie, because this is the best SF treat… Read More Survivors series one: DVD reviews
Survivors features in BBC Four’s Screenwipe’s review of 2008, presented by Charlie Brooker. The programme is available on the iPlayer service until the evening of 31 December. (iPlayer access to this programme has now been extended to 12:24am on Thursday 8 January 2009.)
Reviews of recent episodes of Survivors have been posted on the Digital Spy site (episode three and episode four); the Total SciFi site (episode three and episode four); and the Quiet Earth site (episode three and episode four).
*** EXCLUSIVE *** Pennant Roberts, who directed numerous episodes of the first and second series of the original Survivors – including the classic opening episode The Fourth Horseman – shares with this blog his initial reaction to viewing the first two episodes of the remake: “on the whole I enjoyed watching the first episode. Remakes… Read More Pennant Roberts, original series director, rates the new Survivors
A review of the first episode of Survivors has now been added to the blog.
The Winter 2008 edition of DeathRay includes a two-page review of episode one of the new series of Survivors, by Guy Haley (awarding it four-stars – which is a rating of ‘Excellent’). ***SPOILERS*** Inevitably, this review (which is only available in print in the magazine) reveals numerous plot and character details. Please note: Although the… Read More DeathRay – episode one review