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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: Passing (2021)

It seems fitting that the lead up to the 100th year celebrations of the Harlem Renaissance (more accurately known as the Negro Renaissance–more on that soon on EP) begins with an adaptation of the one of defining novels of the period: Nella Larsen’s Passing. Published by Knopf in 1929, Larsen’s second and final novel follows …

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PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE

Premiering on Sunday, January 17 at 8/7c When headstrong Eliza Scarlet is left penniless after the death of her father, she has two choices for financial security: marriage or her father’s private detective agency. But no matter how well she knows the tricks of his trade, the trade itself is deemed entirely inappropriate for a …

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Downton Abbey

A Decade of Downton Abbey

Anyone who knows me well knows that I do not like movie theaters. Not because of any hygienic issues but because I never feel like I can relax in my seat like I can wrapped up in a blanket at home, with my inexpensive snacks and drinks at hand. And so, alas, even the Downton …

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