Tag Archives: England

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 in Corfu (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 NR

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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Far From the Madding Crowd (2015) Rated PG-13

In 1870 Victorian England,  an independent and headstrong woman is pursued by three men: a sheep farmer, a Sergeant, and older bachelor. Based on the novel by Thomas Hardy. Starring Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tilly Vosburgh, Tom Sturridge This is … Continue reading

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New This Week on DVD, August 4, 2015

 The Divergent Series: Insurgent (PG-13) Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Starring Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, … Continue reading

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Poldark (BBC) Rated NR

Ross Poldark returns to England after fighting in the American Revolution. Once there, he discovers his home is in disarray, with the woman he loves engaged to his cousin. Based on the Poldark novels by Winston Graham. Starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor … Continue reading

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4th of July Films 2015

   An American Tail (1986) Rated G While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.   1776 (1972) Rated PG A musical … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (2015) Rated NR

Based on the best-selling novel from Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell. Magic is long-lost in England until Mr. Norrell comes out to play, and Jonathan Strange, a novice with magic, begin a battle of the minds. Starring Bertie … Continue reading

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