Atlantis (BBC America) Review “White Lies”

I would just like to register my sigh at the beginning of this review. “White Lies” was written by Howard Overman, the same man who brought us Misfits. I know he can write witty, sly and creative dialogue. He can take a silly situation and turn it on its head so that it becomes the kind of story that just makes you want to curl up and cry for a week. He is one of British television’s greatest assets, one of the reasons I decided to watch Atlantis in the first place, but he is not delivering any of his creativity with cliched plots and the sort of silliness usually reserved for children’s sitcoms found in this episode.



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