Maggie Smith

Film Review: Downton Abbey: A New Era is a jaunty, dramatic continuation sure to please long-time fans

April 27, 2022

2019’s Downton Abbey, a filmic continuation of the long-running upstairs/downstairs television series that very much played to its strengths of catering to its devoted fans, was a product that very much felt like it had little interest in truly introducing a new dynamic. For Downton Abbey: A New Era, its bi-line is particularly apt, with […]

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Film Review: Downton Abbey is a touch of class

September 11, 2019

Downton Abbey was a television show filled with glamour, wealth and manners. For six seasons, viewers were treated to a bird’s eye view of the community connected to that famous British estate. While the film adaptation could have become just an extended episode of the series, this film instead manages to hold its own as […]

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Interview: Actress Phyllis Logan Looks Back on Downton Abbey

May 2, 2016

The sun had set on Downton Abbey last week but not so when Phyllis Logan, who plays housekeeper Mrs Hughes, visited Sydney. The view of Circular Quay from her hotel suite was bathed in picturesque sunlight but Logan was kind enough to take her time away from the weather and view to talk about the […]

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DVD Review: Downton Abbey Season 6

April 28, 2016

Fans of Downton Abbey shouldn’t be disappointed with the end of the series. After all, it ended on a high note. Now you can add the DVD to your collection and have an elegant marathon. The complete sixth and final season begins in 1925. Life continues to change at Downton with servants including the ones […]

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