Dan Stevens has been best known as Matthew Crawley in “Downton Abbey,” but this week he seems to be everywhere, starring opposite Emma Watson as the prince and the Beast in “Beauty and the Beast,” and opposite Anne Hathaway in a very different kind of monster story, “Colossal.” Think of it as “Beauty and the Beast,” except he’s the beauty. Kind of. He also stars on television in one of the most unusual superhero stories of all time, “Legion.”
Coming up, Stevens stars in “The Ticket.”
I am thrilled to announce a spectacular new contest! Just in time for Easter I have a fabulous Fox Family Home Entertainment prize package including:
Here Comes Peter Cottontail DVD
Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade DVD
Peppa Pig: Around the World DVD
Veggie Tales: ‘Twas the Night Before Easter DVD
Veggie Tales: A Very Veggie Easter Collection DVD
Veggie Tales: An Easter Carol DVD
Veggie Tales: Easter Double Feature: An Easter Carol/Abe and the Amazing Promise DVD
Veggie Tales: Easter Double Feature: Twas the Night Before Easter/God Made You Special DVD
Veggie Tales: Esther, the Girl Who Became Queen DVD
Veggie Tales: Noah’s Ark DVD
To enter, send me an email at email@example.com with Easter in the subject line and tell me your favorite Easter memory. Don’t forget your address! (US addresses only) I will pick a winner at random on March 30, 2017. Good luck and happy Easter!
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My friend and fellow critic Sandie Angulo Chen has a Women’s History Month column on Mom 2.0 featuring women writers describing the TV characters who inspired them, from Starbuck on “Battlestar Galactica” to the TV moms on “The Cosby Show,” “Roseanne,” “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” “Speechless,” and “Black-Ish,” to independent, intelligent, curious characters like Murphy Brown, Olivia Pope, and, one of my choices, Mrs. Peel, played by Diana Rigg in “The Avengers.”
Just in time for Easter — Scrat and his Ice Age friends have a new adventure with a hunt for an egg, Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade. Just 20 minutes long, it is a delightful family treat.
Harried prehistoric bird mom Ethel entrusts her precious, soon-to-hatch egg to Sid. When she recommends him to her neighbors – Condor Mom, Cholly Bear and Gladys Glypto – business booms at his new egg-sitting service. However, dastardly pirate bunny Squint, who is seeking revenge on the ICE AGE gang, steals, camouflages and hides all the eggs. Once again, with Squint’s twin brother, Clint, assisting Manny, Diego and the rest of the gang come to the rescue and take off on a daring mission that turns into the world’s first Easter egg hunt.
I have a copy to give away! Send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with Egg in the subject line and tell me your favorite animated film. Don’t forget your address! (U.S. addresses only). I’ll pick a winner at random on March 29, 2017. Good luck!
Reminder: My policy on conflicts