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Man in an Orange Shirt

  • Airing 6/17/2018 @ 9:00 PM
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A remarkable cast headed by Oscar-winner Vanessa Redgrave (Julia) portrays a pair of love stories, sixty years apart, linked by family ties, sexual identity, and a mysterious painting, in Man in an Orange Shirt, scripted by bestselling novelist Patrick Gale (A Place Called Winter) and airing in a single two-hour presentation on MASTERPIECE on PBS, Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 9/8c as part of LGBTQ+ Pride Month.

Joining Redgrave are Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise), Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey), Julian Sands (A Room with a View), Frances de la Tour (The Collection), Adrian Schiller (VictoriaBeauty and the Beast), and Joanna David (Rebecca). Playing the star-crossed lovers are Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Mr. Selfridge), James McArdle (Salting the Battlefield), Julian Morris (Little Women), and David Gyasi (Interstellar).

Viking Destiny

 VIKING DESTINY which was both written and directed by David L.G. Hughes and starring British star Will Mellor next to legendary Terence Stamp and Paul Freeman with Victoria Broom, Anna Demetriou, Ian Beattie, Andrew Whipp, Laurence O’Fuarain also in the cast!


Viking Destiny does not have a release date yet
VIKING DESTINY follows Princess Helle of Volsung (Anna Demetriou) who is forced to flee her kingdom after being framed for the murder of her father the King (Andrew Whipp). Under the guidance of Odin (Terence Stamp) she travels the world gaining wisdom and building the army she needs to win back her throne of the Viking kingdom. In order to seize her legacy, she must develop the skills of a ruthless warrior.
Terence Stamp plays one of the lead roles

Papillon 2017 (remake of 1973 version)

Papillon is a 2017 American biographical film directed by Michael Noer. It tells the story of French convict Henri Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), nicknamed “Papillon”, who was imprisoned in 1933 and escaped in 1941 with the help of another convict, counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek). The film’s screenplay is based on Charrière’s autobiographies Papillon and Banco, as well as the former’s 1973 film adaptation, which was written by Dalton Trumbo and Lorenzo Semple Jr. and starred Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman.

Papillon premiered on September 9, 2017 in the Special Presentations section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.  Bleecker Street will distribute the film in the United States on August 24, 2018. Bleecker Street released a movie poster and trailer online for the film on May 22, 2018.


Papillon follows the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière (Charlie Hunnam), a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who was unjustly convicted of murder and condemned to life in a notorious penal colony on Devil’s Island in French Guiana, South America. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega (Rami Malek), who in exchange for his protection, agrees to finance Papillon’s escape, ultimately resulting in a bond of lasting friendship.

Murder Mystery



After starring with great success and critical acclaim in TNT’s The Alienist period set television series earlier this year our favorite Welshboy Luke Evans is staying on the small screens! He has just joined a new Netflix comedy movie MURDER MYSTERY which already has Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler who plays a New York cop who finally takes his wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long-promised European trip. But a chance meeting on the flight with a mysterious man (Luke Evans) gets them invited to an intimate family gathering on the super yacht of elderly billionaire Malcolm Quince. When Quince is murdered, the couple become the prime suspects in a modern day whodunit.
Luke Evans will be the mysterious man!



Producer Jennifer Fox will turn Ursula K. Le Guin’s fantasy classic EARTHSEA into a series of movies. Ursula sold her the rights before she died at the beginning of this year. As ‘Deadline’ reports, the saga includes five novels and eight short stories set in a fantasy archipelago of hundreds of islands, imperilled by those who use magic to gain power and upset its delicate balance. Most of its characters are people of colour and the emphasis is on understanding nature and human nature, not possessing power over them.

Ursula wrote more than 20 books in her career

Cafe Society 2016

A New Yorker named Bobby (Jesse Eisenberg) moves to Hollywood in the 1930s to work for his uncle Phil (Steve Carell), a powerful and well-connected agent. He soon falls for Phil’s secretary Vonnie (Kristen Stewart), unaware that she’s secretly having an affair with his uncle. In time, a disillusioned Bobby returns home to run a nightclub for his gangster brother (Corey Stoll). Written and directed by Woody Allen, Cafe Society made its world premiere at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

The Outsider 2002

The Outsider 2002.  Starring Tim Daly and Naomi Watts.

A western love story revolving around the forbidden love between a young widow from a Mennonite-like religious group and a

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cold-blooded gunslinger whom she takes into her home after he is wounded. 

It never was presented as a remake of Angel and the Badman 1974 but it’s very similar.

I loved this movie enough to make a 3 part video of the story, shown below.  I watch my DVD yearly.