Monthly Archives: March 2015

Comment on Season 3 Vikings

Season 3 of Vikings so far is a turbulent sea of contradictions.  Plots have twisted, families have split apart, Gods have been questioned and Ragnar is KING.  Wow!  From farmer to king.  I realize we all saw it coming but … Continue reading

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Cinderella 2015-reviewed by Anita 4/5 stars

This live action classic fantasy is magical.  Not to state the obvious.  Cate Blanchett is superb as the Wicked Stepmother.  Lily James can at times appear almost too sweet.  Not always my favorite characteristic, but then I have to say … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 25 – Hot in Cleveland, Season 6, Episode 14 – “Family Affair”

Victoria (Wendie Malick) has just found out that she’s 1/32 Native American. After expressing how delighted she is, she picks the olive out of her martini and eats it. Joy (Jane Leeves): “You never eat your olive.” Victoria, smiling happily: … Continue reading

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Road to Zanzibar (1941) – reviewed by George

Zanzibar is an island off the East Coast of Africa and is part of the United Republic of Tanzania. I think in 1941 it was independent. It doesn’t really matter, because as in Road to Singapore the destination is never … Continue reading

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Commentary on Midsomer Murders, the 100th episode

I just saw the 100th episode of Midsomer Murders, called “The Killings of Copenhagen”, and I watched all of the Special Features, and I was quite disappointed by what wasn’t said. The episode is typically excellent, and the interviewees talked … Continue reading

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Second Chorus (1940) – reviewed by George

Starring Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Arte Shaw (and his band), Charles Butterworth, and Burgess Meredith,  and directed by H.C. Potter, this should be pretty good. And you may like it; I did not. Okay, Paulette gets to dance one number … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 24 – Big Ass Spider! (2013)

The military is trying to destroy a big-ass spider, and an exterminator Alex (played by Greg Grunberg) and his friend Jose (a security guard played by Lombardo Boyar), are determined to help, mainly because the exterminator has a big-ass crush … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 23 – Midsomer Murders, Season 16, Episode 1 – The Christmas Haunting

Detective Chief Inspector and Mrs. Barnaby (played by Neil Dudgeon and Fiona Dolman) are expecting their first child, and the DCI sympathizes with his dog Sykes about the future. DCI Barnaby: “Soon there’s not going to be as much lying … Continue reading

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Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) – reviewed by George

This new film (DVD release day = January 27, 2015) from WB Animation and DC is based on the graphic novel of the same name and is the origin story of Aquaman (voiced by Matt Lanter). I guess the addition … Continue reading

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The Old Dark House (1932) – reviewed by George

This film stars Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, and Charles Laughton, with support from Raymond Massey and Gloria Stuart. It was based on a novel by J.B. Priestley, and directed by the usually dependable James Whale, and is only an hour … Continue reading

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