Category Archives: D

John Nettles is DCI Tom Barnaby in “Midsomer Murders”, Season 1, Episode 3, Death of a Hollow Man (2017) – reviewed by George

A woman is praying in front of an old-looking statue of a woman, who looks Chinese. A small scream. Sounds of bludgeoning and pain. A body is carried by car to water and is dumped in. And behind all of … Continue reading

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Rita Hayworth in “Down to Earth” (1947) – reviewed by George

At The Max Corkle Theatrical Agency Max (James Gleason) is being yelled at by a police lieutenant (William Frawley) and a bunch of policemen. They can’t figure how he could know about a murder five minutes before it happened. Max … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Down (1998) – reviewed by George

This is a television film about acrophobia (fear of heights), and it has some scenes that made my stomach queasy. Carla (Megan Ward), her sister Rachel (Tara Spencer-Nairn), and her husband Mark (Billy Burke) are in the mountains for a … Continue reading

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David and Lisa (1962) Reviewed by Anita ****

David and Lisa is an exceptional film. Director Frank Perry and Cinematographer Leonard Hirschfield have crafted true visual art. It is if the actors are performing for the surroundings not the surroundings are the back drop of the story; an … Continue reading

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The Doctor Takes a Wife (1940) – reviewed by George

This wonderfully funny farce, with actors who shine brightly, is nothing short of perfection. June Cameron (Loretta Young) of Lakewood Lodge, Lakewood, Massachusetts, has written a best-seller called “Spinsters Aren’t Spinach” which tells how a woman living alone can love … Continue reading

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Witness to Murder: A Darrow Mystery (2019) – reviewed by George

Darrow and Darrow was a husband and wife law firm until Mr. Darrow died, and Joanna Darrow (Wendie Malick) moved to New York and joined a practice there, leaving her daughter Claire (Kimberly Williams Paisley) to be raised by her … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey (the movie) (2019) – reviewed by George

If you liked the television series, you’ll love this movie. And if you loved the series, what can I say? It’s so easy to identify with these particular rich people and their staff – their problems are not solely related … Continue reading

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Double Holiday (2019) – reviewed by George

This is a nice story about nice people – a man and woman, who work for the same department head, come to work one day to find that their boss has been in early, packed up her personal stuff, and … Continue reading

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Dirty John (2018) Reviewed by Anita **.5

In the mood to binge on a true crime story I suggest Dirty John. Currently available on Netflix and it is only one season of eight episodes. Who you marry is the biggest decision of one’s life, Debra Newell (Connie … Continue reading

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Dolomite Is My Name (2019) – reviewed by George

This is the first streaming movie I’ve ever reviewed. I have three streaming services but rarely watch, since the other options (network, cable) are so crowded with material. But after seeing this terrific comedy there will be more streaming movies … Continue reading

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