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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: TNT’s The Alienist

Based on the 1994 novel by Caleb Carr, The Alienist is a psychological thriller set in 1896 about the hunt for a serial killer responsible for the gruesome murders of boy prostitutes that have gripped New York City. The Alienist starring Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning premieres Monday, January 22 at 9 PM

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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: Howards End (2017)

The BBC and Starz have teamed up to produce a new adaptation of E.M. Forster’s 1910 novel, Howards End. Just released is the first official picture from the series, showing Hayley Atwell as Margaret Schlegel and Matthew Macfadyen as Henry Wilcox dining at Simpson’s-in-the-Strand (if you’ve read the book, you remember the scene!). BBC press …

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HBO’s Parade’s End

Six months after its closing episode, Parade’s End is finally airing on HBO. I was able to watch all five parts last year, and cannot recommend the mini-series highly enough. Though Ford Madox Ford’s tetralogy, published between 1924 and 1928, is ranked as one of the 20th century’s greatest modernist novels, it is rather obscure …

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