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Melanie McMinn reviews Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, Acorn Media's stylish female detective series starring Essie Davis and Miriam Margolyes.
This week, director Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hits theatres world-wide. But his early films show that he has a taste for murder, mayhem and gore.
Our favorite Frugal Kiwi, Melanie McMinn, recently visited Hobbiton, a picturesque farmland (and working sheep and beef farm) near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand.
The second official trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is out, bringing yet more wonders of Middle Earth, Gandalf, Thorin Oakenshield and Bilbo Baggins. Needless to say, we can't wait for the movie to hit theaters Dec. 14, 2012.
Looking for a gentle series with beautiful costumes, lovely settings, and most importantly, independent women? Melanie McMinn reviews Lark Rise to Candleford, a British drama that's perfect to watch with your daughters, moms, grandmas, and all the other women in your life.
Before the Harry Potter films, Michael Gambon, Robbie Coltrane and many others starred in beloved British crime TV shows. Melanie McMinn takes a look at three of those shows.
Waiting for more Downton Abbey? Melanie McMinn has five suggestions to help the time pass, including Cranford, Gosford Park, and The House of Eliott.