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tuppence middleton tom huges the lady vanishes masterpiece mystery 325 The Lady Vanishes: Alfred Hitchcock classic gets the Masterpiece Mystery treatmentTaking on a Hitchcock title borders on cinematic heresy for many. Yet the new version of “The Lady Vanishes” is not trying to remake the master’s 1938 version.

Airing Sunday on PBS (check local listings), “The Lady Vanishes: Masterpiece Mystery!” hews closer to the novel than the film, but the basic story is the same. It’s a film shot rich with ambers and shadows, perfect for… Continue reading 'The Lady Vanishes': Alfred Hitchcock classic gets the 'Masterpiece Mystery' treatment

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 1 [Blu-ray]

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A star-studded cast (Dame Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle, Dan Stevens) round out the glittering, gossipy, and beguiling men and women of this epic tale! After… Continue reading Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 1 [Blu-ray] Reviews

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 2 DVD (Original U.K. Unedited Edition) (2012)

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Season 2 of the Emmy® Award-winning Downton Abbey returns as The Great War rages across Europe, and not even… Continue reading Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey Season 2 DVD (Original U.K. Unedited Edition) (2012)

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey

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Downton Abbey — a sprawling, lavish Edwardian mansion nestled in the Yorkshire landscape — needs an heir. Dame Maggy Smith stars as Violet, the stubborn Dowager Countess of Grantham matriarch of Downton. Hugh Bonneville stars as her son, the stoic, unflapple Lord Crawley. Elizabeth McGovern is his… Continue reading Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey