Things I Like: Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022 Film)

I originally thought I would not get to see the new Downton Abbey movie in theaters. I luckily got my wife hooked on the show, and it took her about a month to watch it. We had rented the first movie on Amazon and watched Downton Abbey: A New Era in theaters this previous weekend….

Things I Like: Lady Mary Crawley (Downton Abbey)

Like Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey has no true “main character” but Lady Mary would certainly be a strong heavyweight for that title. Unlike most major characters in fiction, Mary is likable, but she’s very very flawed. The eldest daughter of an Earl, she’s very stuck-up and very mean towards her sister Edith. She’s also…

Things I Like: Anna Bates (Downton Abbey)

While you don’t notice her importance at first, Anna was one of my favorite characters for the servants of Downton Abbey. She’s one of the maids, and she often serves Lady Mary Crawley to the point where the two are good friends. She takes a liking to John Bates pretty early on. She’s one of…

Things I Like: Thomas Barrow (Downton Abbey)

Despite his uneven moral compass, I really did like Thomas Barrow on Downton Abbey. At the start of the show, he’s a footman who has a decent bit of tenure under his belt. Though he wants to move up the ladder, and is very upset when Lord Grantham hires his old war buddy to be…

Things I Like: Cora Crawley (Downton Abbey)

Out of the major characters, Cora was one of the weakest in my opinion, but I still liked her greatly. I liked how they made the wife of a British earl, American. She was born in a very wealthy family, and at the time, many girls in similar families wanted to be British ladies. British…