Mrs. Wilson

Novermber 27th BBC  –  PBS at a later time   (series) ‘MRS. WILSON’ TRAILER  FOR NEW BBC PERIOD SET DRAMABBC has released today a trailer for their upcoming new period set mini-series MRS. WILSON which sees actress Ruth Wilson playing her own grandmother in the real-life story about a woman who did not know her husband had multiple … Read moreMrs. Wilson

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

The Deep Blue Sea 2011

  One of Terence Rattigan’s most celebrated plays is given a new screen adaptation in this drama written and directed by Terence Davies. Hester Page (Rachel Weisz) is rescued in the midst of a suicide attempt by her landlady Mrs. Elton (Ann Mitchell) when she smells gas. As those around her ponder why a beautiful woman would … Read moreThe Deep Blue Sea 2011

Remains of the Day 1993

Synopsis by Hal Erickson Filmed with the usual meticulous attention to period and detail of films from Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, The Remains of the Day is based on a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro. Anthony Hopkins plays Stevens, the “perfect” butler to a prosperous British household of the 1930s. He is so unswervingly devoted to serving his master, a well-meaning but callow British … Read moreRemains of the Day 1993

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

Dark Hour – January 2018 – Gary Oldman as Churchill

This looks fantastic. Cannot wait. Within days of becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill must face his most turbulent and defining trial: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation.     Save