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So Many Happy Endings at ‘Downton Abbey’

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

All right, ladies. Please pour yourself a cup of tea, select a cucumber sandwich, take out an exquisite sheet of your most formal stationery and your favorite fountain pen. It’s time we all wrote a heartfelt “thank you” note to Julian Fellowes.

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Film & Television

‘Downton Abbey,’ Season 6: Time to Say Goodbye — on Both Sides of the Pond

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Whether you’re looking forward to the characters we’ve come to love (and in some cases hate), the human drama unfolding upstairs and down, a happy ending for the Bateses (we can only hope), Dame Maggie’s clever quips, or everything that 'Downton Abbey' has served up over the past five years, be sure to watch the final season premiere on Sunday January 3rd on your local PBS station.

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Book Review: Lucy Lethbridge’s ‘Servants’ or Why We Love ‘Downtown Abbey’

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Far from the warm picture depicted in Downton Abbey, relations between servants and masters were cool and distant. The former were not fully recognized as fellow sentient beings—their feelings were not considered and their employers generally carried on social (and even physical) functions as if the servants were not there.

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Wednesday 5: Women on Screen

By Women's Voices For Change
The Hollywood Reporter brings together six incredible actresses from films in 2013 in a dynamic roundtable discussion; five Oscar-worthy documentaries directed by black women filmmakers; the culture of trauma and victimization increasingly evident in Downton Abbey; an inspiring commerical by Bing on even more inspiring women; and director Jane Campion leads the Cannes 2014 jury.
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