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Thursday, January 19th, 2017
2:38 pm
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"BEULAH LAND" (1980) Image Gallery
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"BEULAH LAND" (1980) Image Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "BEULAH LAND", the 1980 adaptation of Lonnie Coleman's two novels, "Beulah Land" and "Look Away, Beulah Land". The miniseries starred Lesley Ann Warren, Paul Rudd, Dorian Harewood and Michael Sarrazin.
Monday, December 26th, 2016
11:17 am
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София (2016): screencaps
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2 ] Do not claim as your own, I recognise my own screencaps.
3 ] Credit sns_red_curtain if taken, so others can find the screencaps
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screencaps HERE @ ssns_red_curtain

Current Mood: angry
Sunday, November 13th, 2016
10:54 am
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"AND THEN THERE WERE NONE" (2015) Photo Gallery and Review
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"AND THEN THERE WERE NONE" (2015) Photo Gallery and Review

Here is a GALLERY of images and my REVIEW of "AND THEN THERE WERE NONE", the 2015 adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1939 novel. Directed by Craig Viveiros, the miniseries was written by Sarah Phelps.
Friday, September 23rd, 2016
10:22 pm
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"EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON" (1978) Review
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"EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON" (1978) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON", the 1978 adaptation of the events leading to the 1936 abdication of King Edward VIII of Great Britain. Based upon Frances Donaldson's 1974 biography, the seven-part miniseries starred Edward Fox and Cynthia Harris.
10:15 pm
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"EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON" (1978) Photo Gallery
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"EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON" (1978) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "EDWARD AND MRS. SIMPSON", the 1978 adaptation of the events leading to the 1936 abdication of King Edward VIII of Great Britain. Based upon Frances Donaldson's 1974 biography, the seven-part miniseries starred Edward Fox and Cynthia Harris.
Thursday, August 18th, 2016
10:37 pm
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"POLDARK" Series One (2015): Episodes One to Four
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"POLDARK" SERIES ONE (1975): EPISODES ONE TO FOUR

I wrote this ARTICLE about Episodes One to Four of "POLDARK", the 1975 adaptation of Winston Graham's 1945 novel, "Ross Poldark".
Thursday, July 28th, 2016
9:30 am
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"DANIEL DERONDA" (2002) Review
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"DANIEL DERONDA" (2002) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "DANIEL DERONDA", the 2002 adaptation of George Eliot's 1876 novel. Adapted by Andrew Davies and directed by Tom Hooper, the miniseries starred Hugh Dancy and Romola Garai.
Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
5:42 pm
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"POLDARK" Series One (1975) Photo Gallery
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"POLDARK" SERIES ONE (1975) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from Series One of "POLDARK", the 1975 television adaptation of the following Winston Graham novels - "Ross Poldark" (1945), "Demelza" (1946), "Jeremy Poldark" (1950) and "Warleggan" (1953). Produced by Morris Barry and Anthony Coburn, the series starred Robin Ellis in the titled role.
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
1:52 pm
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"STATE OF PLAY" (2003) Review
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"STATE OF PLAY" (2003) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "STATE OF PLAY", the 2003 political thriller. Written by Paul Abbott and directed by David Yates, the six-part miniseries starred John Simm and David Morrissey.
Monday, June 6th, 2016
10:09 am
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Doctor Thorne (2016): screencaps
1 ] Do not repost without permission.
2 ] Do not claim as your own, I recognise my own screencaps.
3 ] Credit sns_red_curtain if taken, so others can find the screencaps
4 ] Please comment for password



screencaps HERE @ ssns_red_curtain

Current Mood: apathetic
Thursday, May 26th, 2016
7:08 pm
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"LINCOLN" (1974-76) Review
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"LINCOLN" (1974-76) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "LINCOLN", David Wolper's 1974-76 adaptation of Carl Sandburg's six-volume biography on President Abraham Lincoln's life. The six-part miniseries starred Hal Holbrook and Sada Thompson.
Friday, May 20th, 2016
9:36 am
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"STATE OF PLAY" (2003) Photo Gallery
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"STATE OF PLAY" (2003) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY of images from "STATE OF PLAY", the 2003 political thriller. Written by Paul Abbott and directed by David Yates, the six-part miniseries starred John Simm and David Morrissey.
Thursday, May 12th, 2016
8:00 pm
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"AND THEN THERE WERE NONE" (2015): Party on Soldier Island
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"AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (2015): PARTY ON SOLDIER ISLAND

Here are some animated IMAGES that I found on Tumblr that featured scenes from "AND THEN THERE WERE NONE", the BBC's adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1939 novel.
Sunday, April 17th, 2016
9:01 pm
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"Adapting AGATHA CHRISTIE"
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"ADAPTING AGATHA CHRISTIE"

I wrote this ARTICLE about the various adaptations of Agatha Christie novels - especially the adaptations of her 1939 novel, "And Then There Were None" and the 1941 novel, "Evil Under the Sun".
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
1:11 pm
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"A Family Scandal in the 'NORTH AND SOUTH' Trilogy"
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"A FAMILY SCANDAL IN THE 'NORTH AND SOUTH' TRILOGY"

I wrote this ARTICLE about the parentage of the Madeline Fabray character from John Jakes' literary saga, "NORTH AND SOUTH" Trilogy.
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
1:14 pm
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"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD" (1998) Review



"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD" (1998) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD", the 1998 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1874 novel. Directed by Nicholas Renton, the television miniseries starred Paloma Baeza, Nathaniel Parker, Jonathan Firth and Nigel Terry.
Friday, February 12th, 2016
7:44 pm
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"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD" (1998) Photo Gallery
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"FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD" (1998) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY of images from "FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD", the 1998 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1874 novel. Directed by Nicholas Renton, the television miniseries starred Paloma Baeza, Nathaniel Parker, Jonathan Firth and Nigel Terry.
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
8:02 pm
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"LOST IN AUSTEN" (2008) Review
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"LOST IN AUSTEN" (2008) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "LOST IN AUSTEN", the 2008 television spoof of Jane Austen's 1813 novel, "Pride and Prejudice". Directed by Dan Zeff, the miniseries starred Jemima Rooper and Elliot Cowan.
Saturday, January 2nd, 2016
11:47 am
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The Wind Blows Free

Peter Gilmore & Anne Stallybrass in The Onedin Line (1971)

I have just watched the very first episode of The Onedin Line, a 1971 BBC production and although I am perfectly ready to admit that I am long overdue, I cannot help but feeling a new obsession coming up.

Plot: James Onedin is a poor young skipper in Liverpool who dreams of starting his own shipping business and breaking free from his powerful boss. In order to acquire his first ship, Charlotte Rhodes, he marries Anne the daughter of the ship owner and the adventure begins…
Continue reading The Wind Blows Free



Current Mood: anxious
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
7:13 pm
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And then there were none (2015): a review



WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 03/12/2015 - Programme Name: And Then There Were None - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. 1) - Picture Shows: Fred Narracott (CHRISTOPHER HATHERALL), General Macarthur (SAM NEILL), Philip Lombard (AIDEN TURNER), Dr Armstrong (TOBY STEPHENS), William Blore (BURN GORMAN), Judge Wargrave (CHARLES DANCE), Vera Claythorne (MAEVE DERMODY) - (C) Mammoth Screen - Photographer: Robert Viglasky




Plot: A group of people is lured into coming to an island under different pretexts. All have been complicit in the death(s) of other human beings but either escaped justice or committed an act that was not subject to legal sanction. The guests and servants are charged with their respective crimes by a gramophone recording after dinner the first night and informed that they have been brought to the island to pay for their actions and one by one are starting to die in a manner that seems to parallel the ten deaths in the nursery rhyme.


The nursery rhyme: Continue reading And then there were none (2015): a review

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