Why did the BBC cast a mixed-race Porthos in The Musketeers?

Certain viewers are non-plussed by the casting of a musketeer of colour, but surely blind casting is preferable to an historical whitewash Studs in leather? Check. Swordplay? Check. Buckled swash? ...

One of the Most Breathtaking Silent Movies (or Movies, Period) Ever Made: The Best of '21

One of the Most Amazing Silent Movies (or Movies of Any Era, Period) Ever Made Tops the List of Best of Movies Released in 1921 Rex Ingram’s The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Metro Pictures' film ...

DVD Review: Camille 2000

Camille 2000 Review by Pete of Mondo Squallido Stars: Daniéle Gaubert, Nino Castelnuovo, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Roberto Biasco, Massimo Serato | Written by Michael DeForrest | Directed by Radley ...

'Anna Karenina' - Kiera Is No Garbo

If there are two things I love in the world, they are, in order, 1) Old Movies About Love Starring Really Amazing Actresses and 2) 19th Century Novels About Adultery That End Sadly. Do not fuck with ...