Downton Abbey: The End of the Road

Downton Abbey brings back many familiar faces while also having to serve as an effective conclusion to the six-season series. What brings everyone back for maybe the final time is the arrival of King George V (Simon Jones) and Queen Mary (Geraldine James).  As one could probably imagine, this comes with some stress for the Crawley family.  It brings on some added stress for the staff because they find themselves being pushed aside because of…

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Paddington 2 is A Must-Own Film

With the life lessons it offers, Paddington 2 is a film that should probably belong in every movie collection. With Paddington’s Aunt Lucy marking her 100th birthday, he wants to get her the best present possible.  This comes in the form of a pop-up book discovered in Mr. Gruber’s shop.  In order to afford it, Paddington takes on a series of jobs to get the money…or at least tries to, anyway.  It’s only when Phoenix…

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Breathe: An Emotionally Exhausting Film

Andy Serkis’ feature directorial debut, Breathe, is a film that is emotionally exhausting to watch and it is one that would have best been served as a documentary rather than what could easily be described as an expensive home movie. Serkis directs from a screenplay written by William Nicholson.  Breathe stars Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander, and Hugh Bonneville. The filmmakers were smart to focus on the love story in the film’s first few…

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