John Thornton, Look Back at Me – pt 7

Chapter 7        She’s Not the Margret, We Once Knew   As the large crowd milled outside, talking, John made his way through to the chapel steps and entered the church.  He seated himself near the front, across from where Margaret was likely to be.  The organist began to play and the assembly filed inside, quickly filling the pews, until there was standing room only.  Searching through the mass of people, John finally noticed Margaret, walking down the aisle.  She was accompanied by a man and woman, who could only have been her husband’s brother and sister. John thought.  … Read more

First Cast Photos of the Orient Express

 ‘MURDER ON ORIENT EXPRESS’ Delightful photo treat comes to you today from the latest edition of ‘Entertainment Weekly’ who have published the first cast photos from the latest big screen adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous detective novel MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS directed by legendary Kenneth Branagh who also takes the lead role of the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, this time with some seriously huge moustaches :)  He is tasked with finding a mysterious murderer aboard the famous train stuck in the middle of a blizzard somewhere in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Her cinematic highness Judi Dench stars as … Read more

Reserve and Reticence – Part Thirteen

Thirteen – A Glimpse of Heaven   Consciousness lurked at the edges of his mind but proved too hard to grasp. Extreme weakness prevented him from doing what he most wanted; to open his leaden eyelids, to move his granite limbs, to let words past his cracked lips. It was as if he were immersed in a tepid sea of slowness yet it seemed of vital importance to him that he should fight this drowsy state and become awake. His body itched something terrible, he realised suddenly. His body … he became fully aware of it, when the itch plagued … Read more

Britannia

Britannia is a drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army – determined and terrified in equal measure – returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia – a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. TV series SKY UK Facebook          |         Twitter

Crazy Lady Winchester (starring Helen Mirren)

CRAZY LADY ‘WINCHESTER’   The 1st photo has also been revealed of Helen Mirren as rich heiress Sarah WINCHESTER a woman who was convinced that she was being haunted by the ghosts of people who were killed by the famous rifle that her family manufactured. After the sudden deaths of her husband and child, she threw herself into never-ending construction on her 160 room mansion, which features stairways to nowhere and doors that open onto walls, to appease the spirits.

The Alienist

Photos from new period set projects, first, pics from the Budapest sets of new TNT ten episode series THE ALIENIST showing lead stars Luke Evans and Daniel Bruhl in costume! Trailer added May 18 THE ALIENIST, based on the best selling Caleb Carr novel, is psychological thriller drama set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped the city. Newly appointed top cop Roosevelt (Brian Geraghty) calls upon Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), a criminal psychologist,  aka alienist, and newspaper illustrator John Moore (Luke Evans) to conduct the investigation in secret. Joining them in the … Read more

The Exception

THE EXCEPTION starring Christopher Plummer and  Jai Courtney and scheduled for theatrical release this June! It sees Jai playing  a German soldier who tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation. Ben Daniels and Janet McTeer also star in the period set thriller action historical drama! Releases June 02 US          

John Thornton, Look Back at Me – pt 6

Chapter 6      Dreams, Hopes, Passion   By early spring, almost nine months had passed since that summer afternoon when John had met Margaret in London, a day forever burned into his mind like a glorious epiphany.  Coveting that time with her had become his sanctuary, his escape, where he would go to draw from the well of precious moments, to sustain him in his own life. Determined not to draw attention to himself, John invited the company of other ladies, mostly to keep up appearances in his working sphere and to not be perceived as a “loner” or someone … Read more

Reserve and Reticence – Part Twelve

Twelve – An Unexpected Approach   It was yet another night when Beth and Henrietta were keeping watch next to Stephen’s bed, unable to find rest and sleep. Henrietta lay stretched out on the sofa, covered by a blanket against the chilly dawn of May. She had finally given up the fight against exhaustion and dozed off. Beth sat in her chair beside Stephen’s bed and held his hand in hers. That hand was yet again hot and damp because her husband was drenched and shivering with high fever. With a sigh of utter wretchedness, Beth reached for the leather … Read more

Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in May

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu in May By Sam Adams, David Canfield, Aisha Harris, and Forrest Wickman Scary Movie 2, Don’t Think Twice, The Wizard of Oz, and Moonlight are just a few of the great movies coming to streaming in May.Photo illustration by Slate. Stills by Dimension Films, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), and A24. Every month, tons of new movies and TV shows become available to stream for free for subscribers to Netflix Instant, Hulu, HBO NOW, and Amazon Prime. With so many different streaming services, it can … Read more