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Top 5 Favorite Period Piece TV Shows

My favorite period piece is Deadwood, it premiered on HBO in March of 2004 and had three seasons before it’s untimely cancellation.  I actually resisted watching it for the longest time, because I’m not a huge fan of TV shows where bad people do bad things and then suffer the consequences (i.e. 1,095 more words

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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

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An Englishman (Colin Firth) that is also a clever magician is brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. A very pretty woman (Emma Stone) is claiming to be a psychic and for the first time this magician is wondering if the magic is real. 353 more words

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Albert Nobbs (2011) (Available on Netflix)

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Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) is not at all what he appears to be. In fact Albert Nobbs is not a man at all. During the late 19th century women aren’t encourage to be independent. 520 more words

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My Life So Far (1999) (Available on Netflix)

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The memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post-World War I British estate told from the clever 10-year-old boy by the name of Fraser Pettigrew (Robert Norman). 427 more words

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Belle (2013)

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The mixed race (Milato) daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England. Dido Elisabeth Belle is taken from the slums of England as a child after her mother dies and deposited by her father into the house of her uncle. 369 more words

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Jane Eyre (2011) (Available on Netflix)

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Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) is a mousy orphan with a heart filled with passion. She is first cruelly abused by her aunt and cast out to a charity school. 511 more words

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The Making of a Lady (Available on Netflix)

Slow burn with an ending you don’t expect based on the plot. It is based on the 1901 novel ‘The Making of a Marchioness… 555 more words

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