Monthly Archives: June 2018

Edward Woodward is Sherlock Holmes in “Hands of a Murderer” (1990) – reviewed by George

This is a very good Holmes film, beginning as a mystery/puzzle and ending with a lot of suspense, particularly when Holmes (Edward Woodward) and Watson (John Hillerman) are tailing someone toward the end. It starts with narration from Watson: “It … Continue reading

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Jessie Matthews (and 76 other actors) in “Forever and a Day” (1943) – reviewed by George

Seventy-seven actors, twenty-one writers, and seven directors and producers all donated their time to make this film, as well as all the Hollywood studios, and the technical people of the industry. “We hope that this truly cooperative effort may symbolize … Continue reading

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Part 4 Summer Miniseries Choices by Anita

On to part 4 in my ‘summer miniseries choices’.  Enjoy. Humans (2015-2018) ***** Jumping from the 18th century to the near distance future I’d like to suggest the miniseries called Humans. It is a thought provoking science fiction, drama/thriller which … Continue reading

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Part 3 miniseries summer choices by Anita

Howdy! Have you had a chance to check out some of my suggestions yet?  I know everybody is really busy on the road and family vacation which is why these miniseries are just perfect.  So, here is part 3 in … Continue reading

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Part 2 miniseries choice of summer by Anita

As promised here is Part 2 of some my summer miniseries viewing choices.  Hopefully I have not burned you out on BBC stuff.  It is some of my favorites when it comes to just a short miniseries.   Here are two … Continue reading

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Vertigo (1958) – reviewed by George

Alfred Hitchcock’s 46th film is a stunner. It has a stunning opening sequence and a stunning ending and in between it is stunningly good as well. James Stewart plays John Ferguson, “Scottie” to some, a plainclothes detective whose acrophobia is … Continue reading

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The Disaster Artist (2017) – reviewed by George

Instead of seeing “The Room” you should see this Franco family movie based on a book “The Disaster Artist – My Life Inside The Room, The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made” by Greg Sestero (who played Mark) and Tom Bissell. … Continue reading

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The Room (2003) – reviewed by George

I had heard two types of reactions to this movie: one, that it was the worst ever made, and two, that it was unintentionally funny. And I disagree with both. It is terrible, horrible, but hardly the worst film ever … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” (1988) – reviewed by George

I think this is the ninth version of “The Hound” I have reviewed. So you can understand when I tell you I was not looking forward to it at all. However, this one is notable due to its uniqueness. Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Season Two, Disc Ten (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 28 – The Bat Cave Affair Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn) has been sent to the Ozarks where an U.N.C.L.E. agent is testing the ESP of Clemency McGill (Guest Star Joan Freeman), and he is really impressed. She may not … Continue reading

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