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Downton Abbey Review

Giving Up on Downton Abbey

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I've always been an Anglophile. So I was predictably intrigued with Downton Abbey when it debuted. Beautiful noble house, fascinating family turmoil, class conflict, lovely setting, well-drawn characters.

'Downton Abbey' For Super Nintendo?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 01.27.2013 | TV

Seriously, we wish this video game really existed. You can't actually play this "Downton Abbey" 16-bit game, but it looks and sounds exactly like s...

How You Know You've Watched Too Much Downton Abbey

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.09.2013 | TV
Lev Raphael

Whenever Matthew protests he can't inherit money from his ex-fiancee's father because it would be "wrong," you imagine Lady Mary braining him with a vase.

The Case For And Against 'Downton Abbey'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.02.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

What "Downton" does well is worth the price of admission, and the actors in this cast are a continual treat, yet I feel compelled to list the problems and pleasures I find in the drawing rooms and the servants' quarters.

To Downton, With Love: A Writer Chimes In

Pam Jenoff | Posted 02.27.2013 | TV
Pam Jenoff

Downtown excels at drawing the reader in, using what we writers call "bridging conflict" -- an incident or event that sets the stage for the larger story.

How Downton Abbey Is In My Blood

Next Avenue | Posted 12.26.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Elizabeth Wray A genealogical search reveals my dirty little secret life as a closet Brit! Despite my name, I nev...