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From Downton Abbey to Happy Valley: UK TV Show Filming Locations

Let's face it. The UK has some of the best TV programs. Like me. you love Downton Abbey, Poldark, Sherlock, Happy Valley and most recently, The Night Manager.  We can't get enough of them. Between Masterpiece Theater, Netflix and a few handsome gentlemen (Idris Elba, Aidan Turner, and Tom Hiddleston) I have fallen in love with several TV shows from the UK. So much so, that … [Read More...]

Actresses

Featured Actress: Viola Davis

This is the first of a new series on Just Chick Flicks featuring some of my favorite actresses. The series will explore the actress and some of her best (and … [Read More...]

Actors

Whatever Happened to All the Rugged Men?

When it comes to male movie stars, I think you can generally break them down into two basic groups: The Pretty Boy or The Rugged, Manly Man.  Don't get me … [Read More...]

Recent Posts

All About Aidan Turner

You may not have noticed, but I have become completely Poldark obsessed.  Could it be that I missed Mad Men and Don Draper? Maybe it has something to do with the gorgeous Irish actor, Aidan Turner who plays the lead role of Ross Poldark. … [Read More...]

Emma Stone and Colin Firth Make Magic in the Moonlight

Let me start by saying how much I LOVE Emma Stone! Ever since I saw her in Easy A and The Help I have enjoyed watching her on screen. Not only is she a talented actress, Emma Stone is smart, perky, funny, and cute.  It's like Steve Carrell says in Crazy, … [Read More...]

7 Reasons You Should Watch Poldark

There are some television shows that just seem to gather a legend of loyal fans. They blog about them, tweet about and talk about them to anyone who will listen. Shows such as: Breaking Bad Games of Thrones Downton Abbey [And you know how I feel about … [Read More...]

Poldark Rides Again on PBS

Are you already missing the romantic adventures of Outlander's Claire and Jamie Frasier?  If the answer is yes, PBS and Masterpiece have a treat for you. Poldark, an all-new version of the vintage Masterpiece series Sundays, June 21 - August 2, 2015 at 9pm … [Read More...]

Dysfunctional Family Reunions

This is the time of year when families gather together for good food, beautifully wrapped gifts and to bask in the glow of familial love. At least that is what you hope for. But not everyone one gets to enjoy family reunions that look like something out of a … [Read More...]

Much Ado About Nothing (Whedon Does Shakespeare)

Do you remember those old Judy Garland and Micky Rooney movies, like Strike Up the Band and Babes on Broadway? Whenever Mickey and Judy got themselves into a jam or for almost any reason, they would gather together the neighborhood kids and put on a show. … [Read More...]

Alamo Drafthouse Richardson is Thankful for Tough Ladies in November

November will be a great month for you if  you live in Dallas and you are a chick flick fan. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema  ((100 S. Central Expressway #14, Richardson, TX 75080) will feature a special month of program called Tough Ladies. We're talking about … [Read More...]

Mad About Mad Men

You know how much I love the AMC series, Mad Men. I have suffered for more than a year without any new antics by Don Draper,  not knowing what will become of Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce and wondering what Joan's husband will say when  the baby  with salt … [Read More...]