Let’s face it. Downton Abbey is and always has been a high-class soap opera. Maybe that’s why it remains wildly popular, with the new movie version bringing in over $85 million so far. We love the gowns, the sprawling Abbey itself, and the melodrama that occurs within its walls, upstairs and downstairs. Especially the backstabbing, romantic trysts, and the insults elevated to an art form.Read More
Often been surprised by a movie after what a film critic said about it? Ever felt cheated out of big bucks on the recommendations of a punk 24-year-old? Or really loved the ones they panned? Well, you no longer need to feel out of step with the current movie review band. Different Drummer is for you. Read more about our take on the film world. And get ready to relive your favorite movies with the recipes that follow each review.
It’s been almost 50 years since Dirty Harry and his 44 magnum exploded across the screen, but it is as relevant today as it was then. In fact, rebel detective Harry Callahan and his infamous one-liners ushered in a series of imitators.Read More
Ok, Dirty Harry can’t run anymore. He has a bad ticker and lives in forced retirement on a houseboat, the only excitement in his life exchanging pleasantries and an occasional beer with his houseboat neighbor, Buddy.Read More
How do I love Netflix’s The Highwaymen? Let me count the ways.Impeccable leads and a fine supporting cast. Sharp dialogue, haunting images and music, with action nonpareil. But best of all, we finally get the story straight and the lawmen – not the thuggish criminals – are the real heroes.Read More