December 29-January 4: Including The Descendants and Love Birds

By Diana Balham In TV Films

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20th December, 2012
SATURDAY DECEMBER 29 The Seeker (Four, 6.30pm). Two possibilities: either respected actors Christopher Eccleston, Frances Conroy and Ian McShane loved Susan Cooper’s fantasy stories, on which this is but one of a series, or there was nothing better on offer. One minute, a boy is scrapping with his family in modern America and the next he’s a warrior fighting evil forces and the future of the world rests in his soft, videogame-playing hands. Short on magic, long on imitation – of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, ...

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