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Confessions Of An Anglophile: Downton Abbey – Season 4 On DVD

  • By Alice Maltin
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  • February 18, 2014 12:00 AM
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GUEST COLUMN by Alice Maltin — When I was young, I dreamed of living in a castle. You do that sort of thing when you grow up in a small, one-bedroom apartment in the Bronx. Well, I did, anyway. I escaped through my imagination into “The Queen Game.”

Are You Sherlocked? Preparing for the Resurrection

  • By Darwyn Carson
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  • January 14, 2014 12:00 AM
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Because I spend so much time watching and writing about movies, I don’t get to follow as many TV series as I’d like. That’s why I’m happy to turn over the site today to my colleague Darwyn Carson, who (like many of you, I suspect) can’t wait for Sherlock to return to television this coming weekend.

The Two Faces Of Wallander

  • By Alice Maltin
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  • November 6, 2012 1:00 AM
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Guest column by Alice Maltin: I’ve been lost in the world of Henning Mankell’s 'Wallander' because I’m viewing the British adaptation on TV while simultaneously following the Swedish series on DVD. This is causing some confusion for me. Is that woman the killer or is it the handyman?

More Woody Allen

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • February 15, 2012 2:44 PM
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If you missed Robert B. Weide’s two-part American Masters profile of Woody Allen that aired last November on PBS, it’s just been released on DVD—by Docurama—with bonus material that wasn’t seen on TV. Weide, whose earlier documentaries have dealt with W.C. Fields, The Marx Brothers, Mort Sahl, and Lenny Bruce, sufficiently impressed Allen that the notoriously private writer-director-author-comedian gave him virtual carte blanche to film him at work and interview him at length about his life and career. I doubt that anyone will ever have such access again, or be able to win Woody’s confidence to this degree.

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