All that promise adds up to…kind of a disappointing ending really. But the costumes and cinematography are great! Let’s talk about that a little! Continue reading The Miniaturist, Part II: In Which None of Your Questions are Answered
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for us costume drama lovers! After something of a drought (Howard’s End being the notable exception), we got an avalanche of offerings. Christmas Day is traditionally given over to the feel-goods. The shows that aren’t going to make you think too hard, because let’s be honest: you’re stuffed, you’ve most likely drunk a bit more than is … Continue reading The Miniaturist, Part I: Dollhouse of the Damned
Henry’s got silver, and now everyone wants a piece of him. Silas returns and tries to make nice with his wife and brother, and Joss tries to save herself. Continue reading Jamestown: Fool’s Silver
DBL is stealing again, possibly because she’s actually insane; Silas goes off in search of Henry, who’s on his way home; and Joss gets some leverage Continue reading Jamestown: Summer Solstice
Yeardley is laid up with kidney stones, and almost immediately, the whole settlement goes to hell, with the militia revolting & Joss confessing to murder Continue reading Jamestown: He’s Got Stones, All Right
A graverobbing incident sets off gold fever throughout Jamestown, Henry heads out on an expedition with Davy, and Reade gets mouthy and almost dies Continue reading Jamestown: There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills!
The arrival of some natives from a neighbouring village give us all a glimpse of how much stupidity is actually at work here Continue reading Jamestown: What Sort of Friends Have We?
Is Verity suicidal? Because she pretty much does everything in her power–short of putting the noose around her own neck–to get herself executed for witchcraft. Continue reading Jamestown: Cursed
It’s time for the ladies to step up, get things done, forge alliances, and bring some of these bad guys down. Continue reading Harlots: I’m Ready
Charlotte and Marney are arrested for George’s murder, William’s AWOL, Quigley’s got Lacey locked up, Nancy’s on the prowl, and Cunliffe wants his rewards Continue reading Harlots: The Hounds are Coming, Vixen