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04.14.2010 | | Posted at 12:31 PM

Colin Firth’s Darcy

By David Luhrssen
The British have a way with their own literary heritage, a confidence and panache generally lacking in Hollywood. Witness the BBC television production of �Pride and Prejudice,� out April 27 on a new DVD release with �behind the scenes� and other bonus material. The mini-series features all the hallmarks of premium British television with meticulous period details and a cast entirely at...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009

Time runs out for the confirmed bachelo

George Falconer awakens again from a nightmare in which the body of his longtime lover, Jim, appears on the roadside after the car wreck that killed him a few months earlier. Falconer was always the dour Englishman, an expatriate literature professor in Los Angeles, but Jim’s death pushed him into a deeper funk. Waking is a cold reminder that time...