Downtown Abbey: A New Era Review: It is sometimes surprising to see series like Downtown Abbey do so well in every area. The series has had 6 seasons, and this is its second film. It shows how consistent the series has been and how much fanbase it has gathered.
And the fact that it is still going strong and will do so in the future is even more impressive. And even in this movie, it was visible how clear the makers are with the series. They know who they want to target and what their stuff is.
Now talking about the movie Downtown Abbey: A New Era is a fun watch. Let’s focus on the word Fun. It is everything that you expect from a Downtown Abbey show or movie. It is wholesome to a certain extent.
Downtown Abbey: A New Era Review: The story is divided into two parts. And both of them have something going on for them. The one side of the story is cute and funny. At the same time, the other side of the story is entirely mysterious and eerie.
Downtown Abbey: A New Era begins right before “The Great Depression” in 1929. Though the year was not explicitly said, it was clear from various things in the movie. The movie starts after the wedding of Thomas and Lucy.
On the one hand, Violet learns that she has inherited a new property in France from a friend. But it turns out the person who left the villa for Violet had a wife. And now Violet wants to fight in the court for the right of that property. So, Robert, Cora, Edith, and Branson go to France to settle the legal details.
Downtown Abbey: A New Era Review: What Worked For The Movie
The makers of the movie really maintained the balance of the film from the start to the finish. Both of the storylines in the film were given equal importance. There was not a single instance where one story was heavy on another.
Downtown Abbey: A New Era Review: What Did Not Work For The Movie?
The villa story was terrific. It had all the ingredients to make the story unique. tIt was mysterious and exciting. Until we got to the end. The end made it feel like it was nothing compared to the build-up.
All the build-up just for that little of a pay-off is something that can kill the vibe of the movie to a certain extent.