And Then There Were None 2015 (TV Series) | UK Dec. 27, 2015

  Ten strangers are invited to an isolated island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer? __ Agathy Christie In three Acts (nights) BBC / Acorn Productions BBC Media Center on this film Big Cast Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Maeve Dermody, Burn Gorman, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Toby Stephens, Noah Taylor, Aidan Turner  

The Frankenstein Chronicles – 6 parts

Releases Wednesday Nov 11, 2015 in the UK Facebook         Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) is taken on a terrifying journey in pursuit of a chilling and diabolical foe in ITV Encore’s The Frankenstein Chronicles. Incorporating elements from the investigative and horror genres with an extraordinary hero at its centre, The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and has been created by Benjamin Ross (The Young Poisoner’s Handbook) and writer Barry Langford (Torte Bluma).   The cast includes Anna Maxwell Martin (The Bletchley Circle), Charlie Creed-Miles (Ripper Street), Ed Stoppard (Cilla), Elliot Cowan (Da … Read more

Macbeth 2015

Macbeth (2015) A  duke of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. Director: Justin KurzelWriters: Jacob Koskoff (screenplay), Michael Lesslie (screenplay), 2 more credits » Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Elizabeth Debicki | Source: Macbeth (2015) – IMDb  

Little Boy 2015

Title:  LIttle Boy 2015 Rate: [polldaddy rating=’8036248′] Era:  WWII Genre  Drama Plot:  LITTLE BOY is a powerful and moving film about a little boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. The heartwarming story will capture your heart and lift your spirits as it reveals the indescribable love a little boy has for his father and the love a father has for his son. Set in the 1940s, LITTLE BOY is an instant cinematic classic that captures the wonder of life through the eyes of a 7- year-old little … Read more

Serena 2014 (US 2015) Amazon On Demand

  Title:  Serena  2015  (Amazon On Demand) Rate: [polldaddy rating=’8036248′] Era:  Post Edwardian  1930 s Genre  Drama Plot: Adapted from the novel by Ron Rash, director Susanne Bier’s romantic period drama Serena details the deteriorating relationship between North Carolina timber magnate George Pemberton (Bradley Cooper) and his fiercely independent, entrepreneurial-minded wife Serena (Jennifer Lawrence) following a devastating miscarriage. A woman who isn’t afraid to speak her mind and relishes the opportunity for manual labor in the forest, the enigmatic Serena subsequently grows intensely jealous of the woman who previously bore her husband a son, and quickly begins to unravel over … Read more

Child 44 (2015)

Title:  Child 44  (2015) Rate: [polldaddy rating=’8036248′] Era:  WW II Genre  Drama, Thriller Plot:  Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders — a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.” Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman, with costumes designed by Jenny Beavan.A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy), who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa (Noomi Rapace), as a … Read more

ITV Encore Greenlights ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’, Sean Bean To Star

Sean Bean is to face Frankenstein’s monster in a new ITV adaptation of Mary Shelley’s 1818 classic. The Game of Thrones star will play Inspector John Marlott, a new character in what is being described as a “re-imagining of the Frankenstein myth”. Set in 1827, the six-part drama follows the inspector as he investigates a mutilated body washed up on the Thames. It will be the first original drama for ITV’s subscription channel ITV Encore since it launched earlier this year. Shooting starts in Northern Ireland in January. According to ITV and producers Rainmark Films, the drama opens with Bean’s … Read more

The Last Kingdom

BBC Two to adapt ‘Sharpe’ writer’s ‘The Last Kingdom’ Posted July 9, 2014 by William Martin & filed under Headlines. BBC Two has announced a new adaptation of Sharpe creator Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of books, The Saxon Stories. Adapted by Stephen Butchard (Good Cop, House Of Saddam), the eight-part historical drama series is described by the BBC as “a show full of heroic deeds and epic battles but with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity”. The Last Kingdom is a co-production with BBC America and Downton Abbey makers … Read more

Martin Clunes to play Sherlock Holmes creator in ITV drama

May 28, 2014 by William Martin   ITV has commissionsed a new adaptation of Julian Barnes’s novel, Arthur & George, based on an intriguing series of genuine events in the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Set in 1903, the three part drama will star Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) as the novelist and physician who created the detective Sherlock Holmes. The official synopsis reads: “Conan Doyle recaptures his zest for life by pursuing and challenging a notorious miscarriage of justice.   It is the case of George Edalji, a hard-working solicitor and the son of Hampshire vicar, Reverend Shapurji Edalji and his … Read more