Monthly Archives: March 2018

Dr. Mabuse vs. Scotland Yard (1963) – reviewed by George

Generally I like Dr. Mabuse movies, but this one… It’s fantastic and outrageous – well, they all are, but this is “Dr. No” on steroids. Mabuse has invented a thing that looks like a camera, but if you point it … Continue reading

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The Girl Most Likely To… (1973) – reviewed by George

The tale of Miriam Knight (Stockard Channing), who is the smartest girl in three states, having studied at 5 colleges in 3 years, with many changes in her major. You’d think she would have a few friends, if only people … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime “The Sunningdale Mystery” (1982) – reviewed by George

The body of Captain Sessle was found on the Sunningdale Golf Course. He had been stabbed to the heart with a hatpin 18 hours before, so death occurred the previous afternoon (they must have had really big hats in the … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and David Burke as Dr. Watson in “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” (1985) – reviewed by George

Charles Gray as Mycroft Holmes in “The Greek Interpreter” Watson is surprised and amazed to learn that Sherlock has family, and especially an older brother of whom he has never heard. Sherlock takes him to the Diogenes Club to meet … Continue reading

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Carole Lombard in “The Princess Comes Across” (1936) – reviewed by George

There are a few laughs, but this Carole Lombard movie is basically a romance-murder mystery. Carole (doing a pretty good Garbo) plays Princess Olga of Sveden, sorry, Sweden, and she is traveling on a luxury liner from a French port … Continue reading

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New Faces (1954) – reviewed by George

I knew of this film, but thought it was called “New Faces of 1953”. Well, I was off by a year, and apparently of the seven films called “New Faces”, only one includes the year in the title: “New Faces … Continue reading

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Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime “The House of Lurking Death” (1982) – reviewed by George

At Thurnly Grange the family is at breakfast: Lois Hargreaves (Lynsey Baxter) is the head of the family, having been so named by her Aunt Lucy from whom she inherited the estate, so is at the head of the table, … Continue reading

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Season Two, Disc Four (1965) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: The Cherry Blossom Affair Dr. Grayson (Robert Riordan) lands in New York with a can of film under his arm and is murdered in the airport. A Japanese woman runs off with the film, but it is the … Continue reading

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Agnes of God (1985)-Reviewed by Anita ***

I promised I’d share some of my Easter season movie picks.  My first non-traditional pick is Agnes of God. Directed by Norman Jewison; starring Jane Fonda (Dr. Martha Livingston) Meg Tilly (Sister Agnes) and the powerful Anne Bancroft (Mother Superior Miriam … Continue reading

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Comment – Have you checked our Miniseries section? by Anita (2018)

Hi everybody!  Howdy George!  I wanted to make sure our folks check out all the wonderful categories Bickering Critics offers.  If you are having a hard time finding something to watch, please check out all the films, movies, and trivia that … Continue reading

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