Laura Carmichael

Death Becomes Downton: It’s Still Great

Posted on 01/5/2014 by |Television and Entertainment | Comments

EntertainmentWho needs Matthew Crawley? That may be the question lingering in the minds of Downton Abbey fans after Sunday’s dishy two-hour season premiere on PBS stations.  The opening episode of Season Four was a welcome return to form — that being high class soap opera — and it reversed most of the sluggishness that accompanied the final episodes of Season Three. Picking up six months after Downton heir and resident hunk Matthew Crawley’s (Dan Stevens) stunning death-by-automobile-crash in the finale of …