Author: Kendall Turchyn

Indian Summers Premiere Review and Recap — Secrets and Sabotage

Indian Summers is a series on PBS’s highly acclaimed Masterpiece Theatre. It is set in the 1930s, in the exotic country of India which is still a colony of Great Britain. There is a famous adage “the empire on which the sun never sets,” and that was applied to the British Empire in the 19th and 20th centuries. Indian Summers weaves a story of Indian and British people living together in what was considered the jewel in Great Britain’s crown, India.

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Period Film Review – Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor (2001)

The setting of the film takes place in a region of England in the East Lyn Valley area of the counties Somerset and Devon. The valley is indeed a wild place replete with mist-shrouded groves, waterfalls, acres of untamed forest, and miles of rivers. It is home to not only the gentle farming folk who inherit its verdant fields but to a group of outlaws by the name of “the Doones.”

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