Category Archives: British Films

The Lost Colony of Roanoke: New Evidence (2022) Rated NR

A joint team of investigators from the U.S. and U.K. seeks to find out what really happened to the Roanoke colony. Starring Scott Dawson and Mark Horton Genres. This is an interesting documentary. We have a couple of scientists excavating … Continue reading

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Shameless (Netflix) Rated TV-MA

This series follows the lives and relationships of the Gallagher family in Manchester. Starring David Threlfall, Rebecca Atkinson, and Alice Barry. This is the British version of the show Shameless. The Brits really do a wonderful job at comedy. While … Continue reading

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Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal (2018) Rated NR

A documentary on the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth during the social changes of the 60s and 70s. Starring Craig Brown, Anne de Courcy, and Lady Glenconner.  This film documents the life of Princess Margaret, the spare heir. We see … Continue reading

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Eye in the Sky (2015) Rated R

A military officer is in command of an operation against terrorists, but when a girl enters the kill zone, it triggers an international dispute about the implications of modern warfare. Starring Faisa Hassan, Aisha Takow, and Armaan Haggio. This is … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Action, British Films, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dancing on the Edge (2013) Rated TV-MA

In the 1930s, a black jazz band rises to fame and becomes entangled in intrigue, mystery, and suspense of the London society. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, and Joanna Vanderham. This miniseries has a lot going for it, but it … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, British Films, Drama, films, Miniseries, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-MA, reviews, Starz, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Beast Must Die (AMC) Rated TV-14

A mother tracks down her son’s killer by a hit and run and plots to kill him from within his house. Based on the book by Nicholas Blake. Starring Cush Jumbo, Billy Howle, and Douggie McMeekin. I have not read … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, AMC, Based on a Novel, British Films, Crime, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Night Manager (AMC) Rated TV-14

The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to work in an arms dealer’s inner circle. Based on the book by John Le Carré. Starring Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, and Elizabeth Debicki. The Night Manager is a series that doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, AMC, Based on a Novel, British Films, Crime, Drama, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prime Suspect 3 (1993) Rated NR

  Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is assigned to Vice Squad in the third series of Prime Suspect. She investigates a child murder and its link to the police. Starring Helen Mirren, Tom Bell, and Karen Tomlin. This series continues … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Maggie Cole (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Maggie Cole accidently broadcasts the town’s secrets on a radio show for all to hear. Starring Mark Heap, Dawn French, and Emily Reid. I have to say, this is one of those shows that you have to love. I’ve always … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, British Films, Comedy, Drama, PBS, Rated TV-PG, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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