Another season of “Downton Abbey” has come to a close in grand romantic fashion — this time with Carson (Jim Carter) surprising Mrs. Hughes (Phyllis Logan) by proposing marriage. 1,391 more words
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Superheroes, dystopian young adult books, and sometimes even monsters are the subjects of a seemingly never-ending stream of franchises these days, all jostling for attention, looking for the next smash hit in a competitive marketplace. 443 more words
Dame Maggie Smith seems to have confirmed the demise of Downton Abbey, saying she can’t see how the show can continue.
Smith has played Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham for five series, but reckons it’s time for the period drama to bow out. 281 more words
Three years ago, we saw a sleeper hit with The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, the British comedy/drama which earned an unanticipated $46 million domestically. That was enough to warrant a sequel which opens wide Friday. 164 more words
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is directed by John Madden who returns to the chair for this sequel to the original film that came out in 2011. 377 more words