Quentin Tarantino is a genius at finding knee-jerk subjects that make violence fun and justifiable, so I was as excited as anyone to hear about his upcoming involvement in Season 4 of Downton Abbey. The inequities of the upstairs/downstairs system of demeaning servitude needed addressing, and what better way to address them than with revenge-driven carnage? No doubt, such exploitative treatment, which tackles social issues by drenching them in jaw-droppingly insane violence, will spark debate about whether or not there are links between such cinematic images and the real thing. But, for now, nobody has any proof of that, so let's just enjoy it!
Of course, the current season of Downton is not over yet (at least here in the states), so I don't know what kind of shockers are in store for us prior to the involvement of Mr. Tarantino in the next incarnation of the show. What I can tell you is that my sources reveal several mind-blowing developments that will be part of the upcoming Downton Unchained.
Ready for Downton Season 4? I know I am!
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