Movie Reviews, Uncategorized

Downton Abbey and the Power of Happy Endings

Last night, after six wonderful seasons,¬†Downton Abbey wrapped up its run as my favorite television show. I'm planning a post in the near future about my favorite moments from the show, but for today I thought I'd take a few minutes to talk about the ending of the series and about happy endings in general.… Continue reading Downton Abbey and the Power of Happy Endings

2016 Books, Book Lists, Book Reviews

The Remains of the Day

  Uptight British butler takes road trip, realizes he hasn't always made good decisions. Sounds thrilling, right? Normally I wouldn't have ever picked a book based on that description, but¬†The Remains of the Day was really interesting. Mr. Stevens, the main character, is a fiercely loyal, dedicated butler. He constantly questions what it means to… Continue reading The Remains of the Day