LOVING This Show!

As everyone else seems to these days, I’m quite enjoying the plethora of new t.v. series available! I’ve always been more of a movie lover, and have hardly watched a stitch of television over the years, but with so many imaginative, vibrant, creative series lately, I admit that Netflix has lured me into a few programs. What am I loving?

Hands down, the BBC’s new series, Versailles. It just about broke my brain into a million pieces with its first season. Wow. Too good for words. It is brilliantly made, absolutely stunning and really powerful. The last episode of season one moved me to big dollopy tears, so crushing was the story. Watch this program and be instantly transported into Louis XIV of France’s dreamy yet dangerous court at Versailles!

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery was one of the first books I ever fell in love with as a child. Anne was so smart, willful, and imaginative, as well I loved the healthy farm setting, the rural school house, and Anne and Diana’s (bosom buddies) adventures. The movie adaptations, staring Megan Follows, also held me captivated for quite a chunk of my childhood. Season One of the new series Anne With An E, has captivated me once again! Actress Amybeth McNulty’s performance of Anne is genuine and impressive. Do watch this trailer!

What else am I loving? When Calls the Heart is delightful! A young woman of high society named Elizabeth Thatcher takes on the role of school teacher in a remote coal mining town. Her adventures are abundant, and actress Erin Krakow plays the part with utter charm. This program fills my heart for its themes of community, caring, perseverance and love. If you are interested in a wholesome program, this one will have you hooked!

I’ve also much enjoyed Reign, a series surrounding Mary Queen of Scots. Historically accurate? Heck no! A dazzling, pretty, adventurous, entertaining show? Yup. Actress Adelaide Kane plays Mary Stuart with strength and grace, and all her courtly ladies master their girly yet willful characters. I think this series is fun! Further, actress Megan Follows (from the original Anne Of Green Gables movies) plays Queen Catherine de’ Medici, and puts on one witty and powerful performance!

I’ve only seen the first season of Downton Abbey and I’ve not even spied one single minute of Game of Thrones. But with so many entertaining new series, what can I say?

What are your current favorites?

4 thoughts on “LOVING This Show!

  1. I have watched some episodes of Reign and have a similar attitude as yours – it’s fun. After all, it is CW TV, home of Gossip Girl, etc. My latest obsession is Game of Thrones, and I have watched six seasons worth of episodes within the past three months. I had no interest in the show until I visited Ireland in April and witnessed the frenzy close up. I will check out Versailles, sounds like my cup of tea.

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  2. Michelle,

    I don’t even have TV reception or cable! I have been watching only movies via my computer and big screen monitor on Netflix, Amazon, or YouTube. I enjoyed “When Calls the Heart” so much I must have seen the whole series two or three times! and recommended to others. I will take your suggestion on the others.

    On Netflix, have you seen “Shetland”? Filmed in the Shetland Isles and Scotland. Great detective series and exquisite scenery. Also on Netflix, I recently saw a beautiful 2015 production of “Heidi”; charming acting by the young actors; in German with clear subtitles, and again gorgeous scenery of Switzerland.

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