Tag Archives: England

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

Posted in 2012, Biography, British Films, Comedy, Drama, films, Historical, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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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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