Monthly Archives: January 2015

Now and Again on DVD – reviewed by George

OMG! I am soo happy! When Now and Again was new I loved it and watched every new episode. When it was cancelled after only one season I was devastated. I have had it on my Amazon Wishlist forever with … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 20 – The Venture Brothers – Season 5, Episode 6: Mama’s Boys

Dr. Venture to Hatred: “My brother can’t make English muffins, though. Or butter them, because I have the butter dish.”

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Into the Woods (2014) – reviewed by George

If you’ve read my review of the Broadway version, which was taped with a live audience for PBS’s American Playhouse, you know three things: first, I loved it, second, I thought the movie version might end at the end of … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 19: Hot in Cleveland – Season 6, Episode 10 – We Could Be Royals, 1-21-15

Georgia Engel as Mamie Sue to Jill, Joy’s little sister, who just left the convent: “May I ask why you quit being a nun? Is it because you’re a flibbertigibbet, a will-o’-the-wisp, a clown?” And then later in the same … Continue reading

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Gambit (1966 and 2012) – reviewed by George

The 1966 version starred Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, and Herbert Lom, and featured a wonderful trio of character actors: John Abbott, Roger C. Carmel, and Arnold Moss. The story for the film was written by Sidney Carroll and the screenplay … Continue reading

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“Curtain Call” Final Episode American Horror Freak Show review by Anita

What just happened here?  If it is one thing I can pin down is there is no pinning down this season’s wrap up.  It’s as if the writers were so overwhelmed they too just decided to end it all.  Wow…. … Continue reading

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Into The Woods Reviewed by Anita: 3 stars

“Let’s go into woods.” This musical fantasy  is a magical stage/film combination of Hollywood meets Broadway.  It is cast with big attraction stars such as Meryl Streep (the singing Witch) and Johnny Depp (the big bad wolf); even the talented … Continue reading

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Movie Quote #6 – Compulsion (1959)

On the eve of Martin Luther King Day (observed) it seems especially apropos to remember this quote from the screenplay for “Compulsion” by Richard Murphy based on the novel by Meyer Levin. Orson Welles, as defense attorney Jonathan Wilk, is … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 18: Phineas and Ferb – It’s No Picnic (the Ducky Momo Episode) – Season 4, Episode 31

Perry the Platypus jumps onto the kitchen counter and into an open box of cereal. He squirms down into the box, and we cut to a clear plastic cylinder. Perry drops into the cylinder (with some cereal), opens the door, … Continue reading

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It Takes a Choir – 8 One-Hour Episodes – reviewed by George

I first saw this show in its British incarnation on BBCAmerica, where its three seasons (3 episodes, 4 episodes, and 4 episodes) were shown in eleven weeks, as if it were all one show. I thought it was just one … Continue reading

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