Yesterday's two-hour snooze fest lacked drama and wit, taking its dour tone from Zombie Lady Mary. Most of the characters seemed to be sleep-walking through the episode -- or worse, acting like animatronic versions of themselves in a Yorkshire Disneyland.
The Grantham family has witnessed war, financial disaster and broken marriage proposals over the past three seasons, but only in the past year has the family been dealt particularly harsh blows with the deaths of Matthew Crawley and beloved sister Sybil.
Naturally, some film and television is better than others, and some shouldn't be nominated but are, and others aren't nominated when they should. It's all insane, but let's talk about it because it's fun!
Fictional rape has the distinct ability to be dealt with in a positive and empowering manner, Neither "Scandal" or "Downton," however, even closely enlisted advocacy in their depictions of sexual violence.