DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Simon Curtis Stars: Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Dancy, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Robert James-Collier, Dominic West, Laura Haddock, Imelda Staunton, Tuppence Middleton, Joanna Froggatt, Laura Carmichael, Allen Leech, Lesley Nicol, Kevin Doyle, Nathalie Baye, David Robb, Fifi Hart, Douglas Reith, Samantha Bond. Singing in the Abbey?  Creator Julian Fellowes seems determined to squeeze every last drop out of the Downton Abbey saga. The popular television series set in the Continue reading

FROM TIME TO TIME

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Julian Fellowes, Stars: Alex Etel, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Spall, Dominic West, Pauline Collins, Carice Van Houten, Eliza Hall Bennett, Kwayedza Kureya . There is something quaint and old fashioned about this intergenerational ghost story and family drama that spans two centuries. From Time To Time is based on the second volume in Lucy Boston’s series of novels about Green Knowe. The setting is rural England in 1944. Thirteen year old Tolly (Alex Etel, from Millions, The Water Horse, etc) has been sent to live Continue reading