Downton Abbey: A New Era review
Downton Abbey: A New Era has so many things happening, and so many happy endings, that you don’t notice that the 2022 spinoff from the popular TV series is over two hours long. The time is bursting with a big cast, lots of changes, and the continued emphasis on the continuity of family brought up […]
Downton Abbey (2019), clever capers and royal visits
Downton Abbey has spun off two movies from the popular TV series. This one, from 2019, is about a royal visit from King George V (Simon Jones) and Queen Mary (Geraldine James) that set the residents of Downton Abbey atwitter. It featured a delightful minor rebellion from the servants quarters that made the story fun.
Review: The Wife
I finally got around to seeing The Wife, months after everyone else. After I saw it I was not entirely happy that I had.
I just caught Unexpected on Netflix. This film is about a teacher obsessed with her work who can’t deal with the fact that she is pregnant. Spoilers ahead. The film stars Cobie Smulders, Anders Holm, and Gail Bean. Smulders is Samantha (Sam) Abbott, a white woman teaching science in a majority black high school. She’s […]
Watch This: Trailer for Unexpected
Unexpected is the story of not one, but two, unexpected pregnancies. The first is teacher Samantha Abbott (Cobie Smulders) and the second is her student Jasmine (Gail Bean). Fans of Cobie Smulders (like me!) are sure to enjoy seeing her take the lead in a film of her own. The film is written by Megan […]