Monthly Archives: July 2019

Glass (2019) – reviewed by George

To me “Unbreakable” was an action movie with sci-fi overtones, “Split” was a monster-horror movie with psychiatry overtones, and now “Glass” is a suspense movie with more psychiatry overtones. To demonstrate this, after a brief sequence where David Dunn (Bruce … Continue reading

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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) – reviewed by George

This is a wonderful movie. It has laughs, suspense, scares, and a young boy, Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro), who does a lot of growing up. Lewis’s parents have been killed in a car crash, and he has been sent to … Continue reading

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May Day (2013) Miniseries-Reviewed by Anita ***

Found another way to kill an afternoon bingeing on a miniseries on Amazon Prime. May Day has five really spooky episodes each at about an hour per show. Think of it like Twin Peaks, WA meets Dorking, Surrey with a … Continue reading

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The First Wives Club (1996)-Reviewed by Anita ***

Considering today’s political climate regarding women and their empowerment, I strongly suggest you and your gal pals watch The First Wives Club. Hugh Wilson directs a brilliant American comedy based on the best selling novel (1992) same name. Goldie Hawn, … Continue reading

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The Munsters’ Revenge (1981) – reviewed by George

This movie was made about 14 years after the series had left the air – a tribute to the Munsters’ lasting popularity. The Munster family, Herman (Fred Gwynne), Lily (Yvonne DeCarlo), Grandpa (Al Lewis), Marilyn (Jo McDonnell), and Eddie (K.C. … Continue reading

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Summer Nights in July, 2019 – Comment by Anita

So here we are mid-point of the summer and I have to say I’ve landed in a sort of bad TV rut. Analog has limited choices sometimes. Such as weekends and prime time week nights. Even my favorite network METV … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 16, 17, and 18 (2014) – reviewed by George

Episode 16: The One Percent Solution Sherlock broke up an illegal cock-fighting operation, and brought two of the roosters home to try a different procedure from the normal to see if Romulus and Remus can be trained to live in … Continue reading

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Shazam! (2019) – reviewed by George

This is an absolutely super origin movie, the best I’ve ever seen. And just as a superhero movie period, it’s one of my top three. In the preface, in a car in upstate New York in 1974, Thaddeus Sivana (Ethan … Continue reading

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Munster, Go Home! (1966) – reviewed by George

For those not familiar with the premise of “The Munsters”, which began as a series and ran for 2 years and 70 episodes and a few theatrical films after that, it was a family sit-com with one huge difference: the … Continue reading

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Bombshell (1933) – reviewed by George

In this very fast-paced comedy Jean Harlow plays not just a movie star, but an American Screen Icon. She has a large staff, but the only truly loyal member is her maid Loretta (Louise Beaver). Well, her secretary Miss Mac … Continue reading

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