Remembering Sir Ian Holm

Sir Ian Holm as Bilbo Baggins in "The Lrod (Credit: New Line Cinema)

Last Friday the world said farewell to the accomplished Sir Ian Holm. A classically trained actor, his career spanned almost six decades. Mr. Holm’s talents were generously displayed through the mediums of stage, television and film. He received his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in 1998 for his services to drama.

'Beecham House': Episode 2 Recap

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Beecham House is so frustrating precisely because it should be good. On paper, it’s a story that hasn’t really be done before, set in a period we rarely get to see in shows like this. In actuality, however, it’s a trope-filled retread with tremendously dull storytelling, generally unlikeable characters and a chaotic plot that is so messy I can’t even summarize it easily.