Lady Edith: So he slipped the hook. Lady Mary: At least I’m not fishing with no bait.
Laura Carmichael and Michele Dockery in the period drama Downtown Abbey (2010 – 2015) The scathing insult reflects the competitive disharmony between the two sisters that flowed throughout the whole show.
I have yet another guest contributor for my Sporadic Scene segment. Today I would like to welcome Alex of Alex Raphael with his scene. Thank you so much Alex!
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I love individual rivalries. It’s one of the big reasons I am such a sports fan. Ali v Frasier, Senna v Prost, Borg v MacEnroe, Magic Johnson v Bird, Coe v Ovett. It’s more unusual to find them in film, even in sporting ones. And even more curiously, one of the most fascinating and absorbing rivalries on film is found in a period drama. The relationship between Mozart and Salieri may not be as evenly matched as those mentioned previously, but it is no less fascinating. The…
When it comes to period drama, the art of cinema is capable of adapting a fine text to a film that is a joy to the senses. The challenges of a film being set in the past brought out the best in the six films below. A big round of applause if you can name all six correctly.