This looks brilliant and beautiful. Starring Deepika Padukone in the title role as Rani Padmini, alongside Ranveer Singh, Shahid Kapoor,and Aditi Rao Hydari, the film is a fictionalised account of the life of Rani Padmini, a legendary Hindu Rajput queen, mentioned in Padmavat. According to Padmavat, she was the wife of Rana Rawal Ratan Singh, the Rajput ruler of Mewar. In 1303, Alauddin Khalji, the Turkic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate, laid siege to the Chittor Fort in Rajputana. According to Padmavat, Khalji led the invasion motivated by his desire to capture Rani Padmini. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie was jointly produced by Bhansali and … Read more


      GODLESS’ PERIOD SET WILD WEST MINI SERIES WITH JEFF DANIELS, MICHELLE DOCKERY, JACK O’CONNELL!NEW ‘GODLESS’ MINI TV SERIES GOES WILD WEST!   All episodes will hit Netflix November 22nd! If you miss last year’s television hit Westworld and can’t wait for it to come back with the second season, you can pass your jolly time with brand new Wild West set mini series GODLESS over at Netflix, which will start its seven episode run November 22nd set in a mining time run by gun wielding women! Produced by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh it stars Jeff Daniels, Michelle … Read more

The Man with the Iron Heart – aka HHhH

TRAILER WITH JASON CLARKE, JACK REYNOR, JACK O’CONNELL Check out the trailer for World War II action drama THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART (also known as HHhH) which arrives to European and Chinese cinemas this month starring Jason Clarke, Jack Reynor, Rosamund Pike, Jack O’Connell and Mia Wasikowska! 1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reich protector Reinhard … Read more

Howards End (BBC and Starz Drama Series

PREMIUM SPOTLIGHT ON ‘HOWARDS END’ PERIOD SET BBC SERIES WITH MATTHEW MACFADYEN, HAYLEY ATWELL, TRACEY ULLMAN, JULIA ORMOND, JOSEPH QUINN ‘HOWARDS END’BBC & STARZ PERIOD SET DRAMA Just three days before the start of the official airing, BBC One has finally released a trailer for their new period set drama HOWARDS END. The four episode drama starts airing this Sunday in four episodes, with Starz broadcasting the story of two couples caught in a swirling landscape of social and class divisions in turn of the century England sometime next year for the audience in USA. HOWARDS END, based on E.M. … Read more

The Nobleman Coachman Chapter 3 (Preview)

Final Preview By Gene Bohn  This is a new book I have written. This is last chapter preview of the first three chapters.  A second follow-up book is almost completed, and a third (trilogy) is planned. Digital Format $3.99 @ Amazon Copyright 2017 1-489372490 Chapter 3 Squeaks Rebecca Dorset called Squeaks by Lord Stokes, and his staff was excited as today was the first day she would take the coach and reins though her father would be beside her.  Born into service, Rebecca had always been the apple of His Lordship’s eye. As a baby, she did more chirping … Read more

Period Drama Forward – High Strung

Ruby is a dancer who goes to a Performing Arts School in Manhattan. She meets a violinist named Johnnie who performs in the subway. When his attention is distracted his violin is taken. She tries to help him and she learns he is an illegal alien. She learns that there’s competition wherein a dancer performs with a string musician and the winner gets scholarship which can get him a student visa. He initially balks at it but later decides to give it a try and he brings in a dance crew he knows to help them. This is a personal … Read more


1ST ‘VITA & VIRGINIA’ PHOTO WITH GEMMA ARTERTON Variety has published the first photo from Gemma Arterton‘s VITA & VIRGINIA a 1920’s set drama recounting a love relationship between Gemma’s Vita Sackville West and Elizabeth Debicki‘s Virginia Woolf! The two female authors’ timeless love story is told in a contemporary style, describing two women who smashed through social barriers to find solace in their forbidden connection! Isabella Rossellini and Rupert Penry Jones also star! Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki as Vita and Virginia  

The Crown S2 – Begin Dec 8

‘THE CROWN’ SEASON TWO TRAILER AND POSTER WITH CLAIRE FOY, MATTHEW GOODE, MATT SMITH AND MICHAEL C. HALL ‘THE CROWN’ SEASON 2TRAILER AND POSTER REVEALED The new season arrives December 8th After announcing that Olivia Colman will play the queen in the possible third season of THE CROWN, Netflix has revealed the first trailer for the second season which will still see Claire Foy playing Elisabeth II but now in the 1960s. THE 1960S! The new season picks up with Her Majesty’s Armed Forces leading an illegal terrorist invasion on Egypt and ends with the downfall of Harold Macmillan, the … Read more

Damnation – Starts tonight on the USA Network (series)

 ‘Damnation’ is a riveting and relevant period drama Damnation is an epic saga of the secret history of the 1930s American heartland, chronicling the mythic conflict and bloody struggle between big money and the downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans and prophets. The pilot centers on Seth Davenport, who is masquerading as a small-town Iowa preacher in the hope of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo. Focused on his mission, he is unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a professional strikebreaker named Creeley Turner to stop the uprising by any means necessary. But unbeknownst to those around them, … Read more

The Noble Coachman (Preview) Chapter 2 (of 27)

The Noble Coachman By Gene Bohn  This is a new book I have written. I am going to preview the first three chapters over the next three weeks.  Here is the second installment. A second follow-up is almost completed, and a third (trilogy) is planned. Digital Format $3.99 @ Amazon Copyright 2017 1-489372490 Chapter 2 The Coachman Brotherhood Before leaving, Trevor walked into Mary’s room, absorbing the last essence of her. It was chilled as no fire had been lit for the dark and damp nights. He strolled the room, drawing one final scent of her before it was … Read more

Red Joan

  TOM HUGHES JOINS JUDI DENCH IN ‘RED JOAN’ Judi Dench will play Britain’s oldest spy in RED JOAN! She will be joined by Victoria‘s Tom Hughes as the KGB’s longest serving spy in Britain. The film takes place in two eras. In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley lives in contented retirement, hiding her incredible past as one of the most influential spies in living history. Suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. Flashback to Stanley as a 1930s Cambridge physics student (Sophie Cookson) who falls in love with seductively attractive Russian saboteur, … Read more

Alien Invasion S.U.M.1

SF MOVIE WITH IWAN RHEON A rather strange looking science fiction movie with Iwan Rheon (and under strange I don’t mean just his looks in the film) titled ALIEN INVASION: SUM 1 out this December in USA and Germany!   An aggressive race of aliens took over Planet Earth and humanity’s at its end, living in giant bunkers below ground. Young Military rookie S.U.M.1 (Iwan Rheon) is sent to the surface to save a group of unprotected survivors. He seems to be almost the only cast member in this movie. His Inhumans series isn’t scoring a huge success over at … Read more

The Noble Coachman (Preview) Chapter 1 (of 27)

The Noble Coachman By Gene Bohn  This is a new book I have written. I am going to preview the first three chapters over the next three weeks.  Here is the first installment. A second follow-up is almost completed, and a third (trilogy) is planned. Digital Format $3.99 @ Amazon Copyright 2017 1-489372490     Chapter 1 The Tragedy   Victorian England 1865   Viscount Trevor William Hamilton Caldwell, son, and heir to his father, Earl Grant William Hamilton Caldwell, the Sixth Earl of Norcaster, smiled as he greeted the guests of his sister, Lady Mary’s, ‘Coming Out’ weekend … Read more


    ‘THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE’  BECOMES A SHOWTIME SHOW Showtime is turning popular fantasy saga THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE by Patrick Rothfuss into television drama. Lionsgate is at the same time also developing a major movie and video games based on it.  Set in the world of the popular fantasy series THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE will follow a pair of wandering performers on their adventures through the unique and startling world of Temerant, immersing audiences in a universe of unexpected heroes, mystical places, and terrifying dark forces! It will be an origin story, set a generation before The Name of the Wind, … Read more

Phantom Thread – Daniel Day-Lewis says it’s his last film

DANIEL DAY LEWIS’ LAST MOVIE A trailer and poster to launch the new working week come from PHANTOM THREAD, Daniel Day Lewis‘ final movie (at least he says so) which should walk into cinemas next February in UK, December in USA, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.   PHANTOM THREAD is set in 1950s postwar London and follows Woodcock (Daniel Day Lewis), who with his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) is at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, débutantes and dames. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until … Read more

Mata Hari – 12 episode Russian Epic

Although, this 12 episode epic mini series does not show a USA or UK date of release, this trailer is in English. One hopes it comes our way. Already playing in Russia and the Ukraine This one has already aired in motherland Russian earlier this year, and is currently airing over in Ukraine. MATA HARI is a 12 episode period set drama with an international cast that includes Vahina Giocante, Oisin Stack, Rutger Hauer, Gerard Depardieu, John Corbett, Rade Serbedzija, Christopher Lambert, Pasha Sol, Alexey Guskov and Svetlana Hodchenkova!         LOVE AND SURVIVAL Margaret McLeod is penniless … Read more