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Roger Ebert Film School, Lesson 17: Lady Jane (1986)

Roger Ebert Film School is a recurring feature in which Brandon attempts to watch & review all 200+ movies referenced in the print & film versions of Roger Ebert’s (auto)biography… 803 more words

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First Impressions of Versailles (2016)

In June 2016 I watched the first two episodes of the BBC series, Versailles, starring George Blagden. This blogpost contains my first impressions of the series. 315 more words


Dancing On The Edge - *

“Why would you finish a show that you don’t like?” asked a friend who asked me what I thought of Dancing On The Edge. 

In short: it’s only five episodes and I somehow hoped it would get better once you got to know the characters a bit more. 179 more words


The Railway Children (Again)

Recently I watched the Railway Children again, having not seen it for three years. 316 more words


The Witch (2015)

Director: Robert Eggers.
Starring : Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Wahab Chaudhry. Canada. 1h 32m.

In this conscientious and terrifying horror, the age old concepts of witchcraft, magic and possession and brought together in this bleak forest folklore film. 662 more words

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The Hollow Crown: Henry VI (Part II)

This adaptation of the Shakespeare play was shown on the BBC in late May 2016, alongside Henry VI part I and Richard III. 225 more words


At the Folger Merchant of Venice becomes District Merchants: A propos for July 4th

Shylock (Matthew Boston) about to extract his pound of flesh from Antoine (Craig Wallace)

Dear friends and readers,

Although Izzy and I got to Aaron Posner’s… 1,160 more words

Costume Drama