Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King movie trailer - starring Julian Sands, Robert Pattinson, Alicia Witt, Benno Furmann, Samuel West, Kristanna Loken. Directed by Uli Edel. Genre: Drama
E.M. Forster's turn-of-the-century account of two sisters and their brother, living together in London, whose lives become entwined with a wealthy family. Many Oscar nominations including Best Picture!
In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Academy Award nominee Bill Murray) and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate New York - the first-ever visit of a reigning English monarch to America. With Britain facing imminent war with Germany, the Royals are desperately looking to FDR for support. But international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal weekend an unforgettable one. Seen through the eyes of Daisy (Academy Award nominee Laura Linney), Franklin's neighbor and intimate, the weekend will produce not only a special relationship between two great nations, but, for Daisy - and through her, for us all - a deeper understanding of the mysteries of love and friendship.
Laura Carmichael, best known for her role as Lady Edith in Downton Abbey is joining Samuel West and an all star cast in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya.
Stiff Upper Lips -- Mr. Bryan interviews brilliant Poet / Writer / Journalist Wanda Coleman, author of over 20 books. (The Riot Inside Me, Mecurochrome, Mad Dog Black Lady etal.)
Genius. (period) is a 'must-see' interview if you've ever loved the writings of Wanda Coleman or if you're interested in finding out what her beautiful life, poetic conceptual process and philosophy of creative writing was all about.
In its 500-year history, Chatsworth has been home to some notable inhabitants, among them the 5th Duke of Devonshire, his wife, Lady Georgiana Spencer, and Lady Elizabeth Foster, who lived together in a m nage trois. King Edward VII enjoyed shooting parties on the estate and was often entertained by Duchess Louisa, one of Britain s foremost political hostesses.
A hundred years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a world of luxury and privilege that has provided a majestic backdrop to a range of movies and costume dramas to this day, most recently in the popular MASTERPIECE Downton Abbey. But what was really going on behind those stately walls? Find out when this program looks beyond fiction.
Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana s brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and will one day furnish Britain with a king: Diana s son, Prince William.
Exactly 100 years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a life of luxury and indolence for a wealthy few supported by the labor of hundreds of servants toiling ceaselessly 'below stairs' to make the lives of their lords and ladies run as smoothly as possible. It is a world that has provided a majestic backdrop to a range of movies and popular costume drama.
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