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April 19, 2014 at 4:19pm

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Reblogged from ceciliatallis-deactivated201403

Just noticed that the lower part of Michelle’s dress is see-through, and now my mind is conjuring up a scenario in which MM are married, they sit on that red sofa together before dinner with the rest of the family, and Matthew notices this detail. How would he react to the tantalizing view? :D

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February 25, 2014 at 2:00pm

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Michelle Dockery and Lupita Nyong’o attend the premiere of Universal Pictures and Studiocanal’s ‘Non-Stop’ at Regency Village Theatre on February 24, 2014 in Westwood, California.

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February 24, 2014 at 2:44pm

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Reblogged from lesleepingcat

As for her partner on Downton season 3 exile island, Dan Stevens, things have looked pretty sunny for him since leaving the hit show. He’s lined up several films that will afford him the opportunity to move far, far away from his repressed milquetoast Hugh Grant-in-tails persona on the show. Actually, I’m being a bit unfair. Stevens’ Matthew Crawley was one of the sanest people in that drafty pile of bricks. For starters, he actually knew what it was like to work for a living instead of swirling a snifter of Cognac while playing snooker. And Stevens clearly knew he could do more. You can’t blame the guy for striking while the iron was hot. Unfortunately, his decision to leave the show cornered Julian Fellows into scrambling to come up with a pretty silly deus ex machina demise at the end of last season.

So was his decision to leave the show a good call? Judging from the reaction at the Sundance Film Festival to his latest film, The Guest, the answer is mostly yes. The Guest is a totally bonkers action flick that was created by Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett — the director/writer team behind You’re Next (a movie I really liked). Stevens isn’t some supporting character in the movie either, he is the movie. He stars as David, a soldier who shows up to console the family of one of his fallen comrades and then…actually, it’s probably better not to say too much about the film’s plot, other than to say that it’s completely bananas. And Stevens is very good. Will it be a huge box-office hit? I sincerely doubt it. Will it get Stevens more interesting post-Downton parts. I think so.

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http://popwatch.ew.com/2014/02/23/downton-abbey-will-the-lords-and-ladies-become-movie-stars/ (via lesleepingcat)

Right-o!  

(via thematthewreview)

Yes, as much as the thought of a Matthew-less Downton still pains me, I agree that it was the right time for Dan to leave. It seems he’s doing pretty well, and to be honest I’m greatly anticipating watching The Guest.

The whole article is a very interesting read, actually, and I really appreciated the part about Michelle. With the rumours about her leaving after season five, it will be interesting to see (if they actually turn out to be true) how JF will decide to wrap up her story, and if the production will opt for shutting the doors of Downton forever or if they’ll hazard to continue the show without Lady Mary. Regardless of how strange it could be to think about a Downton without Mary, I have to say it’s not so impossible to imagine it.

And after all the show lost a big chunk of what it was when Matthew Crawley was written out, and it’s still a very big hit.

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February 16, 2014 at 12:39pm

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Reblogged from notverybluestocking

Vivien Leigh, the Haymarket Theatre production of The Doctor’s Dilemma (1942) // Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey (2010)

Ooooh, I really really like this idea.

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February 8, 2014 at 9:29pm

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primrosesandrues16:

theladydockersFirst Downton Costume fitting in 2010

primrosesandrues16:

theladydockersFirst Downton Costume fitting in 2010

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January 18, 2014 at 4:47pm

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Reblogged from worldstarsclub

you make me smile

Awww, can I imagine that’s a modern AU moment of marriedMM? Because I’m doing it anyway :)

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January 15, 2014 at 11:40am

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dgd2001 asked: Your comment about the photo being a mania: so they weren't really photographed together? but she said that they were at the same event, so . . . I'm either confused, naive, or both? How can you tell? Maybe bc there's no source and no one else posted it???

Hi there my dear! How are you? I hope everything’s alright ;)

Oh you’re not naive, dear, that’s a very good manip.

There are lots of ways to tell that a manip is a manip. This is exceedingly good, but you can notice how the light is different on their faces, and how their bodies are kind of stuck together, Michelle’s almost dissolving against Dan’s jacket. The slightly unfocused look of the pic helps a lot, making it look like an instagram pic, but it is a manip.

Also, yes, the lack of source sure is telling.

As far as I know they were at the same event, there was an article I think pointing that out, and Michelle herself confirmed it in a lovely video in which some fans asked her if Dan was inside because they were waiting for him and she, in a very conspirational manner I might say, confirmed it, only to add  jokingly that he will kill her for saying so, lol.

You know, I’ve seen some comments about how everyone is keeping away from Dan for whatever reason at these events, but tbh, I think he’s just as welcome as the next person, and that he’s genuinely friend with many still on the show and with many of the people he worked with, both before and after Downton.

I watched/read a couple of interviews lately and he looks content, really, at ease and charming as always, just as Michelle seems to be- I adored some of her latest interviews, she’s a funny and lovely person.

In all honesty, I really think all the nastiness, or worse the mocking, some fans want to see between them is pure fiction, and a bit ridiculous too, out-of-the-world even. Plus, it’s been over a year. It’s definitely getting old, and it’s neither funny nor original I’m afraid :P

I think both of them are doing quite well at the moment, and I believe they will keep doing well in the future, because both are talented and smart. At least, that’s what I hope and wish for them :)

Have a good day, and thank you for dropping by ;)

January 3, 2014 at 1:19pm

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Tough Justice with Michelle Dockery

With Funny Or Die, Michael Chiklis

Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery is Agent Tough in the hottest new cop drama that’s not at all anachronistic, Tough Justice.

I’m sure this is already on Tumblr somewhere, but but a friend just sent me this and I’m laughing so hard, lol. This is golden, well done Michelle :)

December 25, 2013 at 6:47pm

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Happy Christmas!! #cj

No, but her sweaters. Love <3

Happy Christmas!! #cj

No, but her sweaters. Love <3

December 22, 2013 at 6:11pm

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Reblogged from oswald-souffle

Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens in The Turn of the Screw

December 19, 2013 at 6:20am

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Reblogged from perfectpotts

Cooking can cure almost anything. Whether it’s for myself or for friends (I love hosting people for dinner), I find it deeply therapeutic. And it brings out the nurturer in me.

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Michelle Dockery in O magazine (via perfectpotts)

This is so true. Focusing on cooking in between a very busy day forces you to stop thinking, and stop worrying, and to just enjoy the smallest things.

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December 18, 2013 at 7:54pm

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Reblogged from downtonobsession

Downton Abbey, Season 4: Mary’s Journey

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and star Michelle Dockery reflect on the character of Mary and her evolution throughout the series. [Downton Abbey, Season 4 premieres Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, 9pm ET on MASTERPIECE on PBS.]

And I think this pretty much answers any questions about what’s Mary’s story after Matthew? In a way it’s understandable as a writing choice, but in many other ways I think it gives up so many things Mary’s loss could be and bring to the show in order to just walk Mary to another love story.

I’ll be honest, it’s disappointing for me. I wanted more.

(Source: downtonobsession, via maryjosephineblake)

December 15, 2013 at 10:38pm

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Reblogged from nhjhs
haslemere:

Rebecca Eaton, PBS Masterpiece exec producer, in her new autobiography talked about being on a US Tour for S2 of DA with Elizabeth, Dan, and Michelle. She noted that Dan and Michelle had each other’s back and loved to cut loose before interviews. She said before one panel they were dancing in the wings as the music blasted the Petula Clark oldie “Downtown.”

I remember reading about the two of them dancing together on more than one occasion. I particularly remember a comment by C. Moran, which also gave some material to the so called crack theory. But all that nonsense aside, I really liked that Michelle and Dan had an easiness about their off screen relationship, because it definitely shows on screen, and make buiyng their characters&#8217; feelings for one another even easier.
It&#8217;s strange for me to think that some believes there&#8217;s some hard feeling between the two of them now. For sure, I&#8217;d like to see them playing opposite each other in some other projects, possibly a modern era project :)

haslemere:

Rebecca Eaton, PBS Masterpiece exec producer, in her new autobiography talked about being on a US Tour for S2 of DA with Elizabeth, Dan, and Michelle. She noted that Dan and Michelle had each other’s back and loved to cut loose before interviews. She said before one panel they were dancing in the wings as the music blasted the Petula Clark oldie “Downtown.”

I remember reading about the two of them dancing together on more than one occasion. I particularly remember a comment by C. Moran, which also gave some material to the so called crack theory. But all that nonsense aside, I really liked that Michelle and Dan had an easiness about their off screen relationship, because it definitely shows on screen, and make buiyng their characters’ feelings for one another even easier.

It’s strange for me to think that some believes there’s some hard feeling between the two of them now. For sure, I’d like to see them playing opposite each other in some other projects, possibly a modern era project :)

(Source: nhjhs, via thematthewreview)

7:06pm

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Good elf to one and all&#8230; #christmaslunch #birthdaylarks #21again

Hahaha, she&#8217;s so adorable :)

Good elf to one and all… #christmaslunch #birthdaylarks #21again

Hahaha, she’s so adorable :)

December 14, 2013 at 5:09pm

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Reblogged from downtonabbeyfreak
downtonabbeyfreak:

Michelle Dockery on GMA! (December 10, 2013).

I aboslutely love this outfit. Will have to find the video(s).

downtonabbeyfreak:

Michelle Dockery on GMA! (December 10, 2013).

I aboslutely love this outfit. Will have to find the video(s).

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