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10 Top Costume Dramas: Part I

It is a great time to be a fan of costume dramas. There are new ones currently airing and older ones available for new audiences to enjoy, thanks to Netflix and Amazon Prime.

What makes a costume drama exceptional? Gorgeous costumes, grand romance, and powerful performances are just a few of the attributes that go into making you grateful for having watched one. In no particular order, this is Part 1 of a list filled with 10 outstanding costume dramas. You can read Part II by clicking here.

Writing About: 'The White Princess' Theories, Reviews + Finale Twists

Writing About - The White Princess Theories, Reviews and Final Twists
Starz’s “The White Princess” has been an easy show to write about, thanks to its richly complex storyline, and densely written characters. As the adaptation of a historical fiction novel and a highly-anticipated follow-up series, “The White Princess” has offered a wealth of things to explore.

To put it directly, “The White Princess” is a writer’s paradise. Between investigating the series’ historical context and the connective tissue between it and “The White Queen,” there has been no shortage of material to sift through.

Writing About: 'The White Princess' Premiere on Starz

Covering the premiere of “The White Princess” on the Inquisitr has been incredibly exciting, and below you will find links to all of "The White Princess" articles, I have written so far. “The White Princess” is a new miniseries on Starz. It is a follow-up to the 2013 miniseries “The White Queen,” which starred Rebecca Ferguson as the titular protagonist, Elizabeth Woodville.

TV's Top Costume Drama Soundtracks: 'Victoria' And More

Whether it is in television or movies, the soundtrack (or score) plays a pivotal role in bringing a story to life. There is no greater example of this than the music of the TV series, featured on Eclectic Pop’s list of TV’s Top Costume Drama Soundtracks.
Thankfully, Spotify has a wide selection of…

Entertainment Inquiry #4: Answers to Pop Culture's Big Questions - Including 'A Bigger Splash', 'DWTS' And More

Since there is only so much time in the day to read 750+word reviews, it seemed right to boil down all of the sentiments expressed on Eclectic Pop into a simple question and answer format; getting to the point in a concise and clear manner that transforms those broader analyses into a bite-size read. 

If there is an entertainment topic you want a quick answer to, the Entertainment Inquiry aims to give it to you. These questions have been self-generated by taking into account current hot topics and the entertainment interests you already come to Eclectic Pop for coverage on. From alternatives to recent blockbusters to what is worth watching on Netflix, here are the answers…

Entertainment Playlist: Labor Day Weekend Editon

Wondering what to watch this weekend? Eclectic Pop has a playlist of television series, mini-series and movies that are worth watching.

Marathon-able Mini-Series

The captivating mini “The White Queen” follows three relentless women’s zealous battle for power as they do whatever it takes to gain the throne in this stunning period drama starring "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" breakout Rebecca Ferguson.

Best-Selling author Ken Follett’s “World Without End” receives the adaptation treatment in an enthralling sequel to “Pillars of the Earth” and it’s not imperative that you watch the original to follow its stand alone sequel.

Best And Worst Television of 2013

Best New Show of the (2012-2013) Season: Bates Motel: Engrossing at every turn, Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin’s eerie mystery series, is anchored by flawed protagonists that are easy to root for and sublimely original. Dark and twisty, it’s a tale we know the ending to and still can’t help trying to figure out, anyway. "Bates" premiered at a time, where the debate on mental illness was launched into the national spotlight and what it has to say, is crucial and socially relevant, now more than ever.