Monthly Archives: June 2019

The Bad Seed (2018) – reviewed by George

Emma Grossman (McKenna Grace) is eating breakfast and watching a cat struggle in the lily pond just outside her window. The edges feature overhangs, so the cat has no chance of getting out unassisted. Emma talks to her dad (Rob … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 – reviewed by George

Episode 4: Poison Pen Mistress Felicia the dominatrix (Keesha Sharp) arrives at her customer’s townhouse to find him dead. She calls Holmes. and he tells her to call Captain Gregson (Aidan Quinn), and that he, Holmes, will be right there. … Continue reading

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Commentary by Anita: Sesame Street Parodies Game of Thrones (2019)*****

Maybe the last season of GoT was a bust but Sesame Street has made up for it 100 times fold, trust me. I ran across it by accident while flipping channels. I watch a great deal of public TV as … Continue reading

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Good Omens (2019) Reviewed by Anita *****

This is an enchanting tale of bungling Armageddon. This particular interpretation of how the world would come undone (aside of the actual Biblical version) was first a novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Every chapter is hilarious, I laughed … Continue reading

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My Science Project (1985) – reviewed by George

1957 – The Air Force obtains a crashed UFO. 1985 – A high school science teacher (Dennis Hopper) is trying to rouse some interest in his slacker students Mike and Vince (John Stockwell and Fisher Stevens), and finally has to … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 28 and 29 (1967) – reviewed by George

# 28: The High and the Deadly Affair Named after and similar to “The High and the Mighty”, since this is about a planeload of people in danger, the story begins on the moors of England where Dr. Albert Merek … Continue reading

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Big Fat Liar (2002) – reviewed by George

Golly, what a super movie! Frankie Muniz plays Jason Shepherd, a kid who prevaricates (sounds better than lies) a lot. And not just at school (why he¬†doesn’t have a paper to turn in), but at home too (of course he … Continue reading

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Three Ages (1923) – reviewed by George

Buster Keaton starred in and directed this picture which features three identical stories, BUT set in three different ages, so the details are clever and original. “Love is the unchanging axis on which the World revolves. There is no better … Continue reading

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My Hero, Season One (2000) – reviewed by George

This British half-hour comedy had six seasons, but all I can get my hands on is # 1. Still, it is definitely recommended. Ardal O’Hanlon plays Thermoman and his earth cover George Sunday, and Emily Joyce plays his earthwoman lover … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Hot Water” (1924) – reviewed by George

“Married life is like dandruff. It falls heavily on your shoulders, you get a lot of free advice about it, but up to date nothing has been found to cure it.” The bridegroom is late to his own wedding after … Continue reading

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