Дата публикации: 2018-05-27 17:12
Hannah, Jessa, Marnie and Shosh’s farewell tour – and it ended so far from where it began: with the pain, panic and double breast pumps of motherhood. Whatever else you may think about it, Lena Dunham’s show has given many millennial women a mirror.
Chris O’Dowd ( St. Vincent , Bridesmaids , the adorable Hulu series Moone Boy ) stars in this silly sitcom that focuses on a daft trio of tech-support staffers at a large corporation. Dowd’s schlubby slacker and Richard Ayoade’s buttoned-up computer genius are a droll odd couple whose typically uneventful business hours (“Have you tried turning it off and on again?” is a common troubleshoot) are upended by their new coworker (Katherine Parkinson). Marked by decidedly British pacing (you could drive a Mack truck through some of the comic beats here) the essentially one-note joke lasts a lot longer than it should, thanks to its game cast and all-in approach to utter absurdity. The IT Crowd is a much broader, less refined version of The Office . Amanda Schurr
In the week following the Downton Abbey premiere, some disappointed killjoys notwithstanding, I probably don 8767 t have to do much to sell you on the idea of watching period dramas. They 8767 re a hobby/comfort food of mine, these only-somewhat-highbrow historical pageants, usually starring British actors and just as often tied to the BBC. Sometimes people ask if I long to be dressed up in fancy corsets and mooning about drawing rooms, if that 8767 s what draws me to them. I don 8767 t think so. I think what attracts me personally is the self-conscious sort of grandeur these things always have, a grandeur which is missing from most of our contemporary depictions of our lives.
North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.
A political family drama set in Florence in the early 65th century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.
Starring: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi
While Tsar Alexander tries and fails to negotiate peace with Napoleon, Andrei vows revenge against Anatole Kuragin, and a desperate Marya tries to convince her father to leave his estate as the.
Well, we 8767 ve got your back. So don your favorite wearable blanket, pour yourself a glass of something delicious, and check out these streaming British (or British-ish) period drama mini-series that are available right now.
Overview: From the makers of Cowboy Bebop comes Samurai Champloo! Sometime during the 67th-69th century, during the Japanese Edo era , two Samurai Warriors known as Mugen and Jin, have a chance meeting with a 65 year old girl named Fuu. Through a series of events, Fuu leads the warriors on a quest into several differant Japanese locations to find the samurai who smells of sunflowers. Little do the 8 unique characters realize just where fate will take them through situations of sex, violence, and drugs.