The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond 2008

Interesting to see Chris Evans in a period drama using a southern accent. Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love with Jimmy, the down-and-out son of an alcoholic father and an insane mother who works at a store on her family’s plantation. She tries to pass him off as an upper-class suitor to appease the spinster aunt who controls her family’s fortune, but when she loses … Read more

John Thornton, Look Back at Me – pt 13

Chapter 13      Staying Away   John awakened to the new day, having spent a miserable night, wondering if Margaret would recover from the knowledge of his previous carnal experiences.  Had he ruined everything in a moment of openness?  She had initially asked the question, which had taken him quite by surprise, and led to his confession.  Whatever made her ask that?  However, he would have to do his best to restrain his passion, in both words and deeds. Slightly apprehensive, he took a deep breath and left his room.  He found Margaret helping Dixon set the table for breakfast. … Read more

Masterpiece Theater Tonight

Jun 18 | 9:00PM ET Grantchester, Season 3: Episode 1 (Christmas Episode) It’s the week before Christmas, 1954. Vicar Sidney Chambers is engrossed with holiday duties, but distracted by an impossible situation — how can a vicar and a woman carrying her estranged husband’s baby ever make it work? Jun 18 | 8:00PM ET My Mother and Other Strangers, Episode 1 Rose meets Captain Dreyfuss. Emma goes on a date and incites an international incident.

Goodbye Christopher Robin

It’s finally here, the first trailer for the movie about the man who invented Winnie the Pooh GOODBYE, CHRISTOPHER ROBIN! Directed by always brilliant Simon Curtis who gave us the lovely Cranford and My Week with Marilyn, it will arrive into cinemas this Autumn, September 29th! It gives us a behind the scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne. This year also marks the 40 years of the release of Disney’s animated classic. GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN offers a rare glimpse into the relationship … Read more

Emma 2009

Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit – matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for Harriet to find happiness, but every suitor she finds for her friend ends up attracted to Emma herself. But is Emma so focused on Harriet’s happiness that she is not considering her own happiness in love? – Written by Mel from the Untied Kingdom Regency Jane Austen Romola Garai, Rupert Evans, Jodhi May, Michael Gambon, Jonny Lee … Read more

Madame

‘MADAME’ TRAILER WITH TONI COLLETTE, HARVEY KEITEL AND ROSSY DE PALMA MADAME out this August! Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob (Toni Collette and Harvey Keitel), a wealthy and well connected American couple move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, our hostess discovers there are 13 guests. Panic stricken, Anne insists her loyal maid, Maria (Rossy de Palma), disguise herself as a mysterious Spanish noblewoman to even out the numbers. But a little too much wine and some playful chat lead Maria to accidentally … Read more

Cold Skin (Fall of 2017) US

On the edge of the Antartic Circle, in the years after World War I, a steam ship approaches a desolate island far from all shipping lanes. On board is a young man, on his way to assume the lonely post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the world. But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just a deranged castaway who has witnessed a horror he refuses to name. The rest is forest, a deserted cabin, rocks, silence, and the surrounding sea. And … Read more