TV Streaming Review: FOYLE’S WAR SEASON 8

FOYLES WAR | © 2015 Acorn.tv

Rating: N/A Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Daniel Weyman, Ellie Haddington, Tim McMullan, Rupert Vansittart Writer: Anthony Horowitz, series created by Anthony Horowitz Directors: Stuart Orme, Andy Hay Distributor/Network: RLJ Entertainment/ Acorn.tv Original U.S. Streaming Date: February 2, 2015 Although it’s been threatened several times before, Season 8 (or Series 9, as it’s known in Britain) really is the last of creator Anthony Horowitz’s wonderful series FOYLE’S WAR. Unlike previous seasons, which have run in the U.S. on PBS, Season 8 is available in America only via Acorn TV (at acorn.tv), which will now run/sell all of FOYLE’S WAR. When […]Read On »

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COPPER: SEASON ONE Highlights this week in Blu-ray and DVD Releases

COPPER SEASON ONE | (c) 2012 BBC Warner

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Television: COPPER: SEASON ONE – A very interesting new series from the BBC based on the early days of New York and the crime fighting after the Civil War has ravaged the country. After returning home from the war, Detective Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) discovers his daughter dead and […]Read On »

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In Memoriam: ROBIN OF SHERWOOD creator Richard Carpenter passes at age 82

ROBIN OF SHERWOOD creator Richard Carpenter

Richard Carpenter, creator of the British series’ CATWEAZLE, THE GHOSTS OF MOTLEY HALL, DICK TURPIN, SMUGGLER, ADVENTURER and the iconic ROBIN OF SHERWOOD, died yesterday, Feb. 26, at his home in Hertfordshire, England. He was 82 years old. Cause of death was given as blood clot. Anthony Horowitz, creator/writer of the FOYLE’S WAR television series and author of the best-selling Alex Ryder action thriller novels, last year told the British daily THE GUARDIAN that Carpenter had given him his start as a screenwriter in the third season of ROBIN OF SHERWOOD. Horowitz said, “It was one of the biggest shows on television. […]Read On »

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