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The cast of the beloved TV series discusses the motion picture event, which once again highlights Maggie Smith and Penelope Wilton's brilliant on-screen chemistry.
The long-running PBS series is back on the big screen with a royal twist.
Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville are all expected to return.
My relationship with Downton is complicated -- as a nerdy Masterpiece TV regular-type, I happened to catch the pilot, not having heard any buzz, British or otherwise.
The finale of "Downton Abbey", the bonanza of a television series for many of us all over the world, was so striking in its point of view.
Nicholas Hytner's The Lady in the Van is a film about the making of an artwork in the guise of a story about an eccentric
The 2016 BAFTA Awards make for a memorable Valentine's Day.
I've watched 22 SAG nominated films this month, and I've come to the conclusion that instead of casting women in most studio releases, they should use life sized cardboard cutouts instead of real women.
With Downton Abbey back in its final season, Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess of Grantham is back too, in all her vinegar wit and finery. She's also back in the movie of Alan Bennett's stage play, The Lady in the Van.
Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Downton Abbey had #nofilter before it was en vogue.
Among many other things, the end of Downton Abbey this March will wrap up one of TV's most charming buddy relationships, between Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess Violet and Penelope Wilton's Isobel Crawley.
Like the comedy teams of old, Laurel and Hardy, Abbott and Costello, Fey and Poehler offer irresistible side splitting guffaws in Sisters, their new movie that opened this week at the Ziegfeld with a party at MoMA.
Created and hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President Gretchen McCourt, the Women In Entertainment Summit will feature keynotes by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.
I always dreamed that when I finally gave birth and held my first baby, the moment would be divinely special. I'm not a new mother, nor even a father, but a first-time author who delivered a book.
There is nothing remotely second best about the highly anticipated sequel to the charming The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which was released in 2011. The cast of that movie included Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel and Maggie Smith.
No one wants to be deemed second-best, yet there it is, right in the title of the film: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. The result when you succumb to sequel-itis: Let's take this delightful little surprise hit and try to duplicate its success without doing anything original. 
Ol Parker is back as the screenwriter, and John Madden returns as the director. Both try to give this sequel the same feel as the first, but they've run out of ideas. Buying a new hotel seems like a giddy capitalistic exploit.