VOD: Downton Abbey (Series 1 & 2)

Review: I’ve reviewed British dramas before, notably Life on Mars and Doctor Who, who have always worn their Britishness casually.  They’re set in contemporary Britain, but the stories they told could have been set in almost any location.  Downton Abbey, however, is a story of a British Earl’s estate and the lives of the people […]

Amazon VOD: Beginners

  Review: Hang on!  Let’s back up a bit. “Amazon VOD” VOD stands for Video on Demand, which is currently how Amazon is marketing its streaming and downloadable video service through their website. It has gone by other names in the past, but this is what the channel shows up as in my Roku box, […]