The new year has started off with a bang, not literally of course. But figuratively, with political fireworks and bad weather coming together in potent combination that leaves one feeling that the best move would be to stay in bed, under the covers, for the duration of the colder months—or until Trump and Nancy Pelosi … Continue reading Downton is Coming to a Theatre Near You
Wow. I apologize in advance for the length of this post, but Episode 5 of the The Final Season contained so much verbal and visual juice it was hard to contain myself. I'm not even sure how to begin to dig into this one, exactly, but I think I'll take my cue from Julian Fellowes … Continue reading Downton Abbey, Season 6, Episode 5: Night of the Living Dead
I'm late to the recapping party this week, and am squeezing this one in just under the wire, since a new episode airs tonight. To the seven people who read these recaps: I apologize for the delay. Mary Begins the Mating Dance One thing you can count on about Downton, where there's an unexpected guest, chances are … Continue reading Downton Abbey, Season 6, Episode 4: Mary (re)Meets a Mate
In other news from the realm of Romantic Love, Igor Ivanovitch propositions Granny, who stares at him, her eyes welling with tears from the shock of having to utter so many ridiculous lines at her age.
A better episode, but the series will never be back to form. And I must accept this and move on with my life. Which includes the show, because I'll keep watching until the last husband dies, the last engagement is broken and we figure out what is going on with Thomas and the new lady's … Continue reading Downton Abbey: When Bates Cried, We All Cried