*Spoilers Ahead* “Fever Dream” is a rollercoaster ride of an episode. The narrative picks up right where Episode 1 left off – with Catherine walking down the aisle. Catherine and Arthur exchange their vows and become husband and wife. Their marriage is to be the glue that binds Spain and England together, part of a […]
*Slight Spoiler Ahead* Jenna Coleman, the star of ITV’s (PBS in the US) Victoria – about the eponymous queen – told a BBC Radio presenter that Season 3, which just finished its run in the UK this week, might be all she wrote for the British period drama series. Could Season 3 really spell the […]
Have y’all seen the trailer for HBO’s “Catherine the Great” starring Dame Helen Mirren? From the looks of it, it will be a rip-roaring good time: This reminds me of Gentleman Jack – both are HBO co-productions with sumptuous visuals, powerful performances from “strong female” leads, snappy music, and a revisionist tone. IF this period […]
Bottom-line: 5/10 – really underwhelming first episode, but an interesting angle to an oft-told tale justifies watching Ep. 2.