Monthly Archives: November 2019

Check Inn to Christmas (2019) – reviewed by George

Somewhere in the Rockies, in a smallish tourist town, two rival inn keepers have been sworn enemies for practically all their lives (both inns have been family propositions for generations). They are Tim Crawley (Richard Karn) and Mr. Mason (Christopher … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 4, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: Alma Matters Joan (Lucy Liu) observes some things about Morland’s (John Noble) eating habits and deduces that an attempt was made on his life in the recent past. A little research shows that a woman named Sabine was … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day (1993) – reviewed by George

Well, it’s not a Thanksgiving movie, but it IS a Holiday movie. Okay, I don’t know anybody who gets a holiday from work on February 2, but you know what I mean. Phil Connor (Bill Murray) is a TV weatherman … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “I Do” (1921) – reviewed by George

This 25-minute film has only acting credits, so I got the rest (and some of the acting credits) from imdb.com. Thank you! Title card: “Some young men fall in love. Some go crazy from other causes. That feverish hour when … Continue reading

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What About Bob? (1991) – reviewed by George

In this comedy a talented but somewhat insecure psychiatrist, Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss), has written a new book “Baby Steps” describing a new approach that puts more responsibility on the patient and lets progress be slow, with no demands … Continue reading

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Soylent Green (1973) Reviewed by Anita ****

It’s that time of year again. Kitchens are alive with goodies, pies, turkey with all the trimmings just waiting for us to dive in. All across America women, men and children are getting on their holiday best. Even the dogs … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal 2000 (copyright 1999, opened in the USA 2000) – reviewed by George

The back story is told in narration with impressive animation to illustrate it. Long ago the Arakacians ruled the galaxies. Their specialties were horror and devastation. The secret of their great power was hidden on the planet Uroboris. The planet’s … Continue reading

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) – reviewed by George

Technicolor and Cinemascope, beautiful exteriors (actually interior sets created by the awesome scenic designers of MGM), beautiful songs, and incredible dances – Jane Powell and Howard Keel are top-billed, but this wonderful film has 14 stars: the 7 brides and … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 4, Episodes 7, 8, and 9 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: Miss Taken Captain Gregson (Aidan Quinn) calls Joan (Lucy Liu) in for a meeting. His sister has been begging him for months to read a novel she liked, but she has an ulterior motive that he has discovered. … Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World (2013) – reviewed by George

A paraphrase of the opening speech by Odin (Anthony Hopkins): Before light there was darkness. And from that came the Dark Elves, and the darkest of these was Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), who wanted to reverse the universe and restore Eternal … Continue reading

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