IGN Review of Episodes 1 & 2 of Pillars of the Earth

IGN has just posted a review of the first two episodes of The Pillars of the Earth and here are just a few comments:

"As always, one wonders if it's possible to turn any great novel into a serviceable visual piece. After years of saying no, I'll be using Pillars of the Earth as an example of why it can actually work. And the reason? Fantastic performances, respect for the material and most importantly, no desire to fix things."


"And Matthew Macfadyen could have come right out of my imagination, so perfectly does he resemble my vision of Prior Philip. "

Read the full review on IGN