Cold War 2018

Two Polish musicians, Wiktor (Tomasz Kot) and Zula (Joanna Kulig) meet during auditions for a folk ensemble. Set during the 1950s Cold War, the narrative spans fifteen-years and navigates across four countries as the couple’s love affair undulates throughout. After the group’s manager Kaczmarek (Borys Szyc) makes a controversial political decision, the lovers drift apart … Read moreCold War 2018

I Capture the Castle 2003

The novel takes place between April and October in a single year in the 1930s. The Mortmain family is genteel, poor, and eccentric. Cassandra’s father is a writer suffering from writer’s block who has not published anything since his first book, Jacob Wrestling (a reference to Jacob wrestling with the angel), an innovative and “difficult” modernist novel that sold well and made … Read moreI Capture the Castle 2003

Far From the Maddening Crowd 2015

THE STORY (no spoilers): Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan) arrives to live with her aunt Mrs. Hurst on a farm in Wessex (a partially fictionalized region in south-west England) and befriends a neighbor Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts) who is renting a sheep farm next to them. He has loans but improving fortunes that will bring him … Read moreFar From the Maddening Crowd 2015

Carmilla 2018

  1ST ‘CARMILLA’ PHOTOS 18TH CENTURY VAMPIRE DRAMA First photos from historical horror drama CARMILLA based on Sheridan Le Fanu‘s 1871 novel set in the late 18th century! The cast includes Tobias Menzies, Greg Wise and Jessica Raine, who are no strangers to the genre of costume drama. Emily Harris is directing the movie as her debut feature THE STORY OF CARMILLA Broadchurch’s Hannah … Read moreCarmilla 2018

Onegin 1999

Another member of the Fiennes family leaves a mark in the film business, as Martha Fiennes makes her big-screen directorial debut with a screen adaptation of the verse novel by Aleksander Pushkin, with her big brother Ralph Fiennes in the leading role. Onegin (Fiennes) is a blase man who has grown weary of the social whirl of his life … Read moreOnegin 1999

Tonight on Masterpiece / PBS

Man in an Orange Shirt Airing 6/17/2018 @ 9:00 PM Preview: 2:14 | TV-14 | CC 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 … Read moreTonight on Masterpiece / PBS

A Very English Scandal 2018

It is the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been decriminalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party and the youngest leader of any British political party in a hundred years, has a secret he’s desperate to hide. As long as his ex-lover Norman Scott is around, Thorpe’s brilliant career is at risk. … Read moreA Very English Scandal 2018

Period Drama Bonanza on AMAZON in May 2018

Period Drama Bonanza on AMAZON in May 2018 Arriving May 1st “Aristocrats” (Limited Series) “Banished” (Limited Series) “Charles II ― The Power and the Passion” (Limited Series) “Daniel Deronda” (Limited Series) “David Copperfield” (Limited Series) “Desperate Romantics” (Limited Series) “Ivanhoe” (Limited Series) “Jane Eyre” (1983, Limited Series) “Jane Eyre” (2006, Limited Series) “Life in Squares” … Read morePeriod Drama Bonanza on AMAZON in May 2018

Phantom of the Opera

Coming to Netflix in May I absolutely loved this film with Gerald Butler singing, Patrick Wilson, and Emmy Rossum. One of the most popular stage musicals in the history of Broadway and London’s West End makes its long-awaited arrival on the motion-picture screen in this lavish adaptation directed by Joel Schumacher. Christine (Emmy Rossum) is a … Read morePhantom of the Opera