Posts tagged "tess of the durbervilles"

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of January 13th 2009

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“Skins”
The saucy British show about teens is like sexy Degrassi meets My So Called Life. We’re fans from across the pond!

Simcha / January 13, 2009

Tess Of The D’Urbervilles: The Conclusion

So, I happened to catch the first half of “Tess of the d’Urbervilles” last week on PBS Masterpiece Classic and was so enthralled I had to watch the two hour conclusion last night. Since I have not read Thomas Hardy’s book on which this was based, I was completely shocked by what happened in the…

Catherine Strawn / January 12, 2009

Tess Of The D’Urbervilles: Rape In The Olden Days

Last night, instead of watching “Desperate Housewives” and “Brothers & Sisters,” I opted for slightly more intellectual but no less drama-filled fare and watched Masterpiece Classic on PBS, hosted by Laura Linney. This week, it was part one of “Tess of the d’Urbervilles,” based on the novel by Thomas Hardy. I was enthralled, and I…

Catherine Strawn / January 5, 2009