‘World on Fire’ review: PBS sets a ‘Masterpiece’ melodrama against the onset of World War II

https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200401140712-world-on-fire-pbs-super-tease.jpg Released in the U.K. last year — coinciding with the 80th anniversary of war being declared — this handsome seven-part first season overlaps with recent films that have captured those chaotic early days, most notably “Darkest Hour” and “Dunkirk.” Read more …