HitFix's Liane Bonin Starr recaps the season four premiere of "Downton Abbey," in which Mary struggles to recover from Matthew's death, and it's left to the downstairs crew to do some good deeds. Read More...
Has “Downton Abbey” jumped the proverbial shark, or in its case, the sterling silver tea set?
That troubling question arises in many reviews for the British soap opera’s fourth season, which returns viewers to the world of white gloves and dinner jac more
Fans of Downton Abbey are a loyal lot. Those that weren't shaken off by the dubious plotting of season two came back with joy and anticipation for season three (which was better). They got through Mr. Bates in jail, American relatives, financial crises an more
The now-yearly Downton Abbey Christmas special is a strange beast if not just for the fact that, though it’s native UK audience are forced to enjoy it late on the eve of December 25th, surrounded by abandoned mince pies, sweet wrappers and bottles of Ba more
The finale is upon us! After seven glorious episodes of Downton Abbey, we’ve arrived at the Season 4 finale — our last look at the Abbey until the Christmas special. What all happened? Well, first off somebody died. Want to know who and how? We've got the more
Could this finale ever have been good enough to make up for the weakest series of Downton Abbey to date? Probably not and, while this episode gave it a go, it’s odd that nothing was accomplished even with the extra half-hour running time. Just lots of c more
With only two episodes left ofSeason 4before the Christmas special, drama has reached a new level at Downton Abbey. Story lines developed way back in the first episodes have veered along new, surprising turns with Episode 7 taking us to from the back alle more
As a penultimate episode before the sure-to-be explosive series four finale, this seventh instalment of Downton Abbey worked very well. The storylines are all still very dull and tedious, more so than any other year, but even a storyline about pigs and t more