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"WASHINGTON SQUARE" (1997) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "WASHINGTON SQUARE", the 1997 adaptation of Henry James' 1880 novella. Directed by Agnieszka Holland, the movie starred Jennifer Jason Leigh: Read more...Collapse )

"FROST/NIXON" (2008) Review




"FROST/NIXON" (2008) Review

Beginning on March 23, 1977, British journalist David Frost conducted a series of twelve (12) interviews with former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon, in which the former commander-in-chief gave his only public apology for the scandals of his administration. Some 29 years later, Peter Morgan’s play – based upon the interviews – reached the London stage and later, Broadway, with rave reviews. Eight years ago, Ron Howard directed the film adaptation of the play, starring Frank Langella as Nixon and Michael Sheen as Frost. Read more...Collapse )

Lobster Thermidor



Below is an article about the dish known as Lobster Thermidor: Read more...Collapse )


Below are images from "THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK", the 1977 television adaptation of Alexandre Dumas père's 1847-1850 serialized novel, "The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later". Directed by Mike Newell, the movie starred Richard Chamberlain: Read more...Collapse )

"HICKORY DICKORY DOCK" (1995) Review




"HICKORY DICKORY DOCK" (1995) Review

Every once in a while, Agatha Christie wrote a novel in which she used a nursery rhyme as its title. This turned out to be the case for her 1955 novel, "Hickory Dickory Dock". Forty years after its publication, ITV aired an adaptation of the novel for its series, "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT". Read more...Collapse )

"Judging Elizabeth Poldark"

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"JUDGING ELIZABETH POLDARK"

To this day, I am amazed at the level of hostility directed at the Elizabeth Chynoweth Poldark character in the two BBC series titled, "POLDARK". Quite frankly, I find this hostility to be bordered on the level of a psychotic. Read more...Collapse )

"THE YOUNG VICTORIA" (2009) Photo Gallery



Below is a gallery featuring images from the biopic about Queen Victoria and Prince Albert called "THE YOUNG VICTORIA". Written by Julian Fellowes and directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, the movie starred Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend: Read more...Collapse )

"BAND OF ANGELS" (1957) Review

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"BAND OF ANGELS" (1957) Review

I have been a fan of period dramas for a long time. A very long time. This is only natural, considering that I am also a history buff. One of the topics that I love to explore is the U.S. Civil War. When you combined that topic in a period drama, naturally I am bound to get excited over that particular movie or television production. Read more...Collapse )
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Below are images from "THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN", the 2016 remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1954 movie, "SEVEN SAMURAI". Directed by Antoine Fuqua, the movie starred Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke: Read more...Collapse )

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