Lord Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham, invites you into the splendor, the ritual, and the melodrama of the British period piece set in Edwardian England.
In Gosford Park (2002), Robert Altman brings his gift for big, sprawling dramas knit with a fine weave of characters and a massive cast up to the task of filling them up with lives to the Merchant Ivory idiom of the manners and manors of Britain’s upper crust of yesteryear, 1932 to be specific. The […]
It was originally set to launch on July 1 but Season Five of Downton Abbey, the hit BBC costume drama soap opera of aristocrats and servants in the socially turbulent Edwardian era, is now available to stream free on Amazon for Prime members. This season embraces everything I enjoy about the show, and everything that […]