26 February 2013 11:38 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – HBO brings BBC2’s “Parade’s End,” based on the highly-acclaimed novels by Ford Madox Ford, stateside and the star-studded mini-series with a breathtakingly good script from the legendary Sir Tom Stoppard is a must-see for anyone interested in historical drama, quality acting, or the kind of stunning production values usually reserved for big-screen adaptations with Oscar aspirations. Propelled by a trio of Emmy-worthy performances from Benedict Cumberbatch (“Sherlock”), Rebecca Hall (“Vicky Cristina Barcelona”), and Adelaide Clemens (“Silent Hill: Revelation”) and a stunning supporting cast of classically trained actors (it’s like “The Avengers” for fans of British period pieces), “Parade’s End” is one of the most accomplished and impressive productions you’ll see on TV this year.

Television Rating: 4.5/5.0

It’s also slow. Just a warning. One has to be an admirer of Stoppard’s brilliant way with words and consider the symbolic themes of a »

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