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The Crown: Cri de Coeur  Season 3, Ep 10

As her marriage falls apart, Princess Margaret finds solace in the arms of a much younger landscape gardener. The Queen and the nation celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee. (Season finale)
posted by Cash4Lead on Dec 2, 2019 - 9 comments

The Crown: Bubbikins  Season 3, Ep 4

Left without a home by a political coup in Athens, Philip's eccentric mother, Princess Alice of Greece, is invited to live in Buckingham Palace by the Queen. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 21, 2019 - 9 comments

The Crown: Aberfan  Season 3, Ep 3

A horrible disaster in the Welsh town of Aberfan leaves scores of children dead, but when the Queen takes a week to decide to visit the town to offer solace to its people, she must confront her reasons for postponing the trip.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 20, 2019 - 22 comments

The Crown: Margaretology  Season 3, Ep 2

While Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon visit the USA, the queen, at the bidding of Harold Wilson, asks them to make a side trip to Washington, D.C. to ask President Johnson for financial assistance for the United Kingdom.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 19, 2019 - 11 comments

The Crown: Olding  Season 3, Ep 1

The royal family mourns the passing of Winston Churchill. The United Kingdom ushers in a new prime minister, the Labour Party's Harold Wilson, whom Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth hear might be a Soviet spy.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 18, 2019 - 16 comments

Movie: The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

From the director of Amélie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the title character is a 10-year-old boy from Montana whose mother (Helena Bonham-Carter) is fascinated with insects and whose father (Callum Keith Rennie) is a cowboy. T.S. Spivet's experiments with trying to invent a perpetual motion machine result in a call from the Smithsonian Institute. [more inside]
posted by larrybob on Sep 24, 2019 - 3 comments

Movie: Suffragette

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 6, 2015 - 2 comments

Movie: Corpse Bride

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Oct 30, 2015 - 3 comments

Movie: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Aug 14, 2015 - 8 comments

Movie: The King's Speech

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 21, 2014 - 8 comments

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