Dirt - The Complete First Season details
|Starring:||Courteney Cox, Ian Hart, Josh Stewart, Laura Allen, Jeffrey Nordling, Alexandra Breckenridge, Will McCormack, Johnny Drocco|
|Studio:||BUENA VISTA HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
Dirt - The Complete First Season - Disc 1
|18 Disc 1|
Dirt - The Complete First Season - Disc 2
|18 Disc 2|
Dirt - The Complete First Season - Disc 3
|18 Disc 3|
Dirt - The Complete First Season - Disc 4
|18 Disc 4|
|Run time:||9 hours 46 minutes|
|Rental release:||05 May 2008|
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GAIL WEATHERS GOES FULL-TIME- EXCELLENT!!!By hunkydomste (48 reviews) from Liverpool , 18 Aug 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]Along with Californication this is a series that completely passed me by, when it was aired on TV. And along with Californication this is some of the best American TV I have seen in a loooong time.
Courtney Cox has appeared in a few things, but she has incorporated two very iconic roles. There is Monica from Friends of course (and have you never called an uebertidy frined Monica, hmm?), but then there was Gail Weathers in the Scream trilogy. Apart from Lisa Kudrow, Cox is the Friends actress who can step out of her best known role and be someone completely different. She managed it with the portrayal of the sensation hungry, self-centred, but also somewhat human reporter in Scream 1-3- here she takes that role further. Much further.
Courtney Cox plays Lucy Spiller, Editor-In-Chief for Dirt Magazine, Hollywood/La's biggest celebrity gloss/paps trap. You know from the opening scene: Do not mess with Lucy. She is carreer driven, harsh, ice cold, venomous- but she has a streak of humanity in her, which she only displays to few. Most of all to Don, her functional schizophrenic photographer and 'best' friend.
The relationship between Don and Lucy provides a warm contrast to the nastiness of the mag business and Don's hallucinations and trips give the show a third dimension, lifting it from sheer gossip trash to something quite special.
SEE THIS IF YOU LIKED
* THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
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Awesome show!!!By a customer , 12 Feb 2012I love this show!! A shame there are only 2 seasons! I am bad at reviews, but I definitely recommend this show!
Not too dirt-y!By Punkyfish (2 reviews) from Sheffield , 11 Sep 2010Give this show a try. I didn't quite know what to make of it after the first disc but I perservered and I'm so glad I did. A great US show, I just want the 2nd season to hurry along now.
Courtney Cox..."no more nice girl"By a customer from Chatham , 16 Dec 2009Didn't cut it for me!! I think the major problem is that there have been so many brilliant and critically acclaimed programmes in the past 3 years that have raised the bar in TV quality for all types of shows.The only thing I liked about this series was the Cat called Tristan.
Watch at your own peril - its crap.
THIS SUCKS! IF YOUR A BLOKE AVOID!!By OLZ9181 (1 review) from Fareham , 01 Jul 2009WORST PIECE OF TOSH I HAVE HAD TO SIT THROUGH , ITS SO FRICKING RUBBISH I FELT ANGRY ENOUGH TO WRITE A REVIEW!! AVOID AT ALL COSTS. ITS MONKEY BOLOK!
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Worth watchingBy a customer from London , 14 Apr 2009This is good TV and becomes more compelling as you watch. The character of Don, a schizophrenic tabloid photographer is brilliantly played by a relatively unknown Liverpudlian actor. His relationship with Lucy Spiller (the very versatile Courtney Cox) is subtle and surprising, and it avoids all expectations.
It's pretty tough in places and without the relationship between the two central characters it's hard to find anyone to like (no traces of 'Monica' to be seen, to Cox's credit). However, as relationships unfold between the characters, 'likeability' becomes less important. Don'schizophrenic visions also become increasingly central to events - which challenges the viewers' perceptions and also the accepted and perverse 'reality' of what is going on in the magazine/gossip world.
This series is so of its time - about gossip/celebrity voyeurism, but without falling into any of the pitfalls of 'becoming what it is depicting' as so many others have before it (no appearances of celebs 'playing themselves', no compromises on how fake and ruthless the star system is etc) - that it is hard to see why it was taken off air after only one series.
Perhaps it was just a bit too close for comfort for sponsors and reviewers? It's a shame - mainly because 'Don's' performance deserves acclaim. However, the series is 'tied up' enough at the end to make it satisfying and worth watching.