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I knew Jeremy Irons was in this series, but Derek Jackobi and Colm Feore too? That pushed me into watching and also seeing a snippet of some of the production values. Though, they aren't the only reasons I stayed. I don't watch a lot of Showtime shows (Homeland was the other one I watched and liked recently), but I know they made this one to replace The Tudors essentially. I saw a few eps of…

Season 1 - I don't watch a lot of HBO shows or have so in the past. I missed out on "The Sopranos", "Deadwood", "Rome", "The Wire" and probably a couple others I can't name now. I do plan on watching "Game of Thrones" (have season one since it aired) after I read the book(s). I know HBO shows are critically acclaimed, but I don't always want to watch a lot of shows with violence,…

This lists any series or seasonal shows I have watched in marathons during the month, but also whenever I want to write about shows I am watching. Smaller mini series will tend to go in Monthly movies. Switched at Birth - Watched episodes S1x01 to S1x11 in a few days and the new episodes since. I haven't watched any ABC Family shows since the 90s I think. I was quite surprised how much I liked…

How did I miss this BBC adaptation in 2009 I wonder? I watched curiously as I do with all adaptations. This is at least my fifth Emma adaptation. Discounting Clueless, the other two adaptations that one can compare this 2009 one too is the ITV one with Kate Beckinsale and the Gwyneth Paltrow version, both done in 90s. Romola Garai can be gorgeous as seen in Amazing Grace, I Capture the Castle, and Vanity Fair,…