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Netflix Instant Share review: Downton Abbey

Posted in Reviews, TV with tags , , , , , , on June 8, 2011 by Sarah

Last month I started a new thing by asking you to suggest titles from the Netflix Instant library for me to watch. You choose it, I review it. I got a lot of good suggestions and put everything into a list then closed my eyes and pointed. The result? The BBC miniseries Downton Abbey (submitted by commenter Clementine). When I added Downton Abbey to my queue, Netflix suggested another BBC miniseries, the three-part Sherlock Holmes starring Benedict Cumberbatch (that NAME) and Martin Freeman (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the young Bilbo in The Hobbit). So I added Sherlock, too. It was really good—I didn’t know it was set in the present but that worked out well for the show. I’d recommend checking it out. Cumberbatch is oddly sexy as the socially retarded Sherlock. Continue reading

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