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Foyle’s War: The Home Front Files, Sets 1 – 6 (22 Discs)

  • By Alice Maltin
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  • April 9, 2014 10:34 AM
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Guest column by Alice Maltin — Always late to the ball, I’ve just completed watching "Foyle’s War" (sets 1–6). Given the state of the economy, this is a great way to travel to the U.K. ...

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.

An Ode To Bob & Ray

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • August 5, 2013 2:16 PM
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Usually I write about film-related subjects, but I just spent a happy weekend devouring David Pollock’s biography "Bob and Ray: Keener Than Most Persons" and feel impelled to spread the word about this wonderful and exceptionally well-written book.

Casting Directors Take The Spotlight

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • August 1, 2013 12:00 AM
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the formation of a Casting Directors’ branch, just as HBO is set to debut Tom Donahue’s outstanding documentary "Casting By" on Monday, August 5.

A New Breed of Hero Pops up on TV Tonight

  • By Darwyn Carson
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  • June 6, 2013 3:18 PM
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guest review by Darwyn Carson - Surprise. You don’t have to be a zombie movie lover to enjoy the three part mini-series premiering tonight on BBC America.

What’s On TV Tonight?

  • By Darwyn Carson
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  • March 31, 2013 4:12 PM
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guest review by Darwyn Carson — We’ve all heard it. Someone channel surfing tosses the remote aside and says: “Over a hundred channels and nothing’s on TV.” Seems times have changed. Point of fact, the viewing pendulum has swung from nothing to watch to too much to watch.

WELCOME TO RIPPER STREET

  • By Darwyn Carson
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  • January 17, 2013 1:00 AM
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Guest review by Darwyn Carson - Suffering from "Copper" withdrawal yet? No worries. "Ripper Street" is more than enough to keep BBC America drama lovers ecstatic until Corky pummels his way back to our TV sets.

Boardwalk Empire Redux

  • By Alice Maltin
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  • September 15, 2012 1:00 AM
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Summer is over and we return to Atlantic City by way of 'Boardwalk Empire', now in its third season. Either my life is getting duller or this show is getting better with each passing year, as I’ve been anxiously awaiting its return.

A Shiny New 'Copper' From BBC America

  • By Darwyn Carson
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  • August 18, 2012 1:59 AM
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Guest Review by Darwyn Carson - Here’s the bulletin: A tough new detective, circa 1864, is coming to our airwaves. Tom Weston-Jones stars in BBC America’s, primetime original drama 'Copper', premiering Sunday, August 19th. Set your DVR’s for 10pm. Do it now. There are ten episodes and you won’t want to miss any one of them.

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