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Greg Wise in “The Moonstone” (1996) – reviewed by George

The 2nd version of the book was better than the 1st, and this 3rd version is better than the 2nd. The 2nd was a miniseries of approximately 3:45 – the 3rd is a TV movie (shown in the USA on … Continue reading

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Corky Romano (2001) – reviewed by George

Chris Kattan is a riot! In this movie he is inept, jumpy, fearful, and very, very funny. He plays the title character, the youngest of the Romano Crime Family: Pops (Peter Falk) is the head man and about to be … Continue reading

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) – reviewed by George

If you have not seen this film and want to, I strongly urge you to read every word about it on Wikipedia before you do. I was so confused I paused it at 23 and 1/2 minutes and went to … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place (2018) – reviewed by George

This is the most consistently suspenseful movie I have ever seen , and may be the most consistently suspenseful movie ever made. It just does not let up for any breath-catching, and you better go to the bathroom before you … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Episode 10 (2012) and Episodes 11 and 12 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: The Leviathan Refers to an impregnable safe which actually has been broken into once before, and now has been broken into again. Sherlock investigates the first robbery, the new robbery, and the court transcripts from the first robbery’s … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: The Paradise Lost Affair I didn’t like it. After being crazy about “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”,  I just can’t get used to this spy action entree seasoned with silly. April (Stephanie Powers) and Mark (Nigel Harrison) are undercover … Continue reading

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Danny Kaye in “The Court Jester” (1955) – reviewed by George

Set in a land not unlike England, in the time of Robin Hood, this is one funny film and has some great songs as well. Danny is Hubert Hawkins, a medieval comedian and semi-acrobat who works with a troupe of … Continue reading

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Robin Ellis in “The Moonstone” (1972) – reviewed by George

A war is in progress in India, and a castle has been attacked. Two British soldiers, Major Frayne and his sergeant (Stephen Rea and Derek Chafer) enter a treasure room with two men already inside: a British officer, Colonel Herncastle … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Feet First” (1930) – reviewed by George

Before I found this film I did not know that Lloyd had ever made a sound film. Now I expect to find a few more along the way. Here Harold plays Harold Horne, a lowly worker at Tanner’s Shoe Store … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption # 48: A Promo for The Weather Channel’s “Storm of Suspicion”

“Not wanting to destroy a brand new Mercedes, we bought our car with metallic black leather interior from a local junkyard.” Caption: “… from a local john yard.” A yard of toilets? A yard of eager guys? What is going … Continue reading

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