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Turn of the Screw Meets Downton Abbey

DATELINE: Strange Fellowes

Julian Fellowes held some out of town tryouts before his big hit with the upper crust Downton Abbey.  Gathering together two of his principals (Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville), Fellowes chose a story that would have been an old-fashioned Walt Disney British movie with Haley Mills in the 1960s. 239 more words

Sports Humor

'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' struggles to find the sparkle of the first.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel continues to tell the story of a hotel in India that only has a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals – Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel. 306 more words


'The Lady in the Van' a heartwarming comedy that an audience of a variety of ages will enjoy.

The Lady in the Van tells of a story of a man who forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that’s parked in his driveway. 267 more words


Harry Potter Moment of the Week: March 16th

This weekly meme was created by Uncorked Thoughts and is now hosted by Lunar Rainbows.

The topic this week is: Which cast member from the films do you think was the most perfect fit for the character they portrayed? 30 more words



Ever since I discovered the poem “Good Bones,” I’ve been reading more poems by Maggie Smith. I found a copy of her volume… 387 more words

The First Wives Club

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The First Wives Club


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Movie Reviews

The Breath of Life (2002)

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Judi Dench and Maggie Smith in ‘The Breath of Life’ at the Theatre Royal in London on 10 October, 2002.

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