“My dear, lack of compassion can be as vulgar as an excess of tears.” – Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham
One of my favorite all-time characters not just from Downton Abbey, but from any TV show or book. 81 more words
This weekend, the two indie films I decided to watch had an unexpected French connection. My Old Lady is a drama set in Paris, directed by veteran playwright Israel Horovitz, adapted from his own stage play. 828 more words
‘Altmanesque? Expect the unexpected’, laughs Robin Williams. We hear his voice before we see him. The sudden appearance of his face against the black background in the middle of this documentary, and his familiar crinkly eyes as he laughs, makes me catch my breath for a second. 877 more words
Producers of the popular British period drama Downton Abbey confirmed yesterday that the show’s upcoming sixth season will be its last.
“Our feeling is that it’s good to quit while you’re ahead,” executive producer Gareth Neame told the Associated Press. 111 more words