The Gilded Age: the next ‘big thing ‘ in period drama from the creator of Downton Abbey

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  With the news that the DOWNTON ABBEY sequel movie release has now been postponed until March 2022 (Quelle horror!)  there is some good news afoot for all those who love period dramas about the very very rich.  Julian Fellows, who himself is a Peer of The Realm (i.e. h’s Lord Fellows) and who created … Continue reading

Kate Winslet shines in HBO’s Mare of Easttown

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  Unlike other film actresses in her age group Oscar winner Kate Winslet has not suddenly started re-focusing her career onto playing roles in TV series.  Even though her very first one Mildred Pierce potted her a Golden Globe in 2012. Winslet, recently seen on the Big Screen in Francis Lee’s glorious sophomore movie Ammonite, … Continue reading

TINA : an exhilarating documentary of the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll

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  The recent infamous interview that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex  gave to the Queen ……..ooops we meant Oprah Winfrey …… is just yet another example of how the tabloid media obsession with ‘bad news’ can ruin lives.  It’s kind of irrelevant to them if it’s fake or real news : it’s hard to … Continue reading

Tina : at long last an intimate look at the Queen of Rock n Roll

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  We will never know why it has taken so long BUT we are finally about to have a fab new documentary about legendary musician, the iconic Tina Turner. HBO have just released  the first teaser trailer for “Tina,”  the highly anticipated documentary on her incredible 60 year career as the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll.  … Continue reading

The Lady & The Dale : the remarkable story of pioneer transwoman Elizabeth Carmichael

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  The Duplass Brothers started out originally producing  low-budget mumblecore films, before progressing on to some really good comedies such as Safety Not Guaranteed and The Skeleton Twins.  Now in what is seemingly like another 180 turn they have produced a four-part bio-doc on trans pioneer Elizabeth Carmichael for HBO.  Mind you there are a … Continue reading

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