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DVD Review: This Beautiful Fantastic

I watched this one because of the great cast: Jessica Brown Findlay from Downton Abbey fame, fantastic actor Tom Wilkinson, and Andrew Scott, who is wonderful as Moriarty in the BBC Sherlock series. Aside from that, I had no expectations about this film and had read/heard nothing about it. Right from the start, I realized […]

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In Memory of Tim Pigott-Smith: 1946-2017

A very accomplished British Shakespearean actor, Pigott-Smith had appeared in small roles in several major films, but the main core of his screen acting work was on television.  From Downton Abbey to Midsomer Murders….from Foyle’s War to Poirot…from Inspector Lewis to Inspector Lynley, Pigott-Smith became a very recognized face on the British telly, and eventually across the pond as well. […]

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In Memory of John Hurt: 1940-2017

The multi-talented actor of film and television was best known to American audiences for his iconic scene in Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien as well as David Lynch’s The Elephant Man (1980), where he was nominated for playing the title role.  But, more recently, Hurt became known to a new generation with his role in […]

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In Memory of George Michael: 1963-2016

Starting out in the UK duo WHAM (who can forget “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”), Michael followed that up with an even more successful solo career.  Known for being outspoken in both his songs and his off stage life, Michael will be best remembered for some of the late 1980s and 1990s most iconic […]

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