Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Robert James-Collier

  • Downton Abbey: A New Era review

    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 (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: Ackley Bridge, season 3

    Review: Ackley Bridge, season 3

    Ackley Bridge, season 3, is streaming on Acorn TV for US viewers. This British series is about a racially diverse school in West Yorkshire. Season 3 dealt with some heavy, heartbreaking topics.

  • Review: The Level

    Review: The Level

    The Level is a police thriller from the UK. It’s currently available on Acorn TV. I watched all 6 episodes of season 1 with interest. It wasn’t renewed for a second season, and for good reasons. It’s an acceptable mystery for fans of the genre.  Flawed but watchable.

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