My Year of Miniseries: Wives and Daughters
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My Year of Miniseries: Wives and Daughters

I came to love the style of English Victorian writer Elizabeth Gaskell last June after completing Cranford, a seven-part BBC dramedy based on three of her novellas. As previously stated, I’m a sucker for any female-oriented costume piece set in the 19th century, and Cranford‘s sweeping tale of an intimate, gossipy 1850s country village in … Continue reading

My Year of Miniseries: An Introduction
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My Year of Miniseries: An Introduction

The cast and crew of Olive Kitteridge accepting the Emmy for Outstanding Limited Series. I love the concept of the miniseries for two important reasons: 1. They’re compact. Most tell a complete story¬† within more or less six hours, finding the perfect balance between film (short form) and television (long form). When you don’t have … Continue reading