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Poldark Series Three - a review (with spoilers)

The third series of Poldark dealt with some pretty meaty subjects: The French Revolution, PTSD, marital infidelity and a foot fetish to name just a few.  617 more words

Costume Drama

Dunkirk, the movie

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

Friends and readers,

I’ve just read that Dunkirk is this summer’s “big movie.” In his column about it in The Washington Post… 2,350 more words

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The Knick (2015) Series 2 REVIEW

This brilliant drama only lasted two series unfortunately. However, this is a review of the second series. 385 more words


A Royal Affair

A few days ago I watched this film for the second time, and I liked it very much.

I’m talking about “A Royal Affair”, a Danish film about the mentally ill King Christian VII of Denmark, his wife Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, and the royal physician Johann Friedrich Struensee. 347 more words


Winston Graham's non-Poldark fiction: from film noir to opera

Publicity shot for Marnie (Tippi Hedron, Sean Connery)

Friends and readers,

I’ve embarked on a study of Graham’s writing beyond his Poldark and Cornish historical fiction, with a view to perhaps writing a literary biography of this author. 2,404 more words

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Versailles Series 2 (2017) Review.

Versailles Series 2 recently finished airing on BBC1. This blogpost is about my thoughts pertaining to the series. 171 more words


[VIDEO] ‘Outlander’ Season 3: Starz Sets October Premiere Date & Unveils Key Art

Erik Pedersen reports: The countdown is on. Starz has set an 8 PM Sunday, September 10, premiere for Season 3 of its time-traveling drama Outlander… 194 more words