Tag Archives: England

A Walk in the Woods (2015) Rated R

After twenty years living in England, Bill Bryson comes home and decides to hike the Appalachian Trail with his best friend, Stephen Katz. Based on the book by Bill Bryson. Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, and Emma Thompson. A Walk … Continue reading

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Anime himitsu no hanazono (NHK) Rated NR

Mary loses her parents to a disease in India. Orphaned, she then moves to England to live with her uncle and discovers a secret garden with a history. Based on the book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice (2003) Rated PG

Jane Austen’s classic novel is modernized and set in Utah. Elizabeth Bennet is a college student working hard at writing her first novel, until she meets Will Darcy. Based on the book by Jane Austen. Starring Kam Heskin, Orlando Seale, … Continue reading

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Brassed Off (1996) Rated R

A coal mine in Northern England is closing, so what does that mean for the miners’ brass band? Starring Pete Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald, and Ewan McGregor. Having seen the title of this film, I wondered what this film would be … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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Turn: Washington’s Spies (AMC) Rated NR

 This series follows Abe Woodhull as he bands together a group of friends to form  The Culper Ring, a group of spies who turned the tide in the American Revolution.  Based on the book, Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s … Continue reading

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The Durrells (PBS) Rated PG

In 1935, single mother Louisa Durrell finds her family falling apart and decides to move them from Bournemouth, England to the Greek island of Corfu. Based on true story’s of  Gerald Durrell. Starring Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone, Callum … Continue reading

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You, Me and the Apocalypse (NBC) Rated TV-PG

A group of ordinary people meet in a bunker in England as a comet is headed toward Earth. Starring Mathew Baynton, Jenna Fischer, Joel Fry, Gaia Scodellaro. This show threw me for a loop. It has great acting with a … Continue reading

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The Last Kingdom (BBC) Rated TV-MA

The year is 872, England is being invaded by the Danes. A Saxon nobleman is captured by the Danes and brought up as one of them. Now, his loyalties are tested trying to forge his country into a new future. … Continue reading

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