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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 17, 18, and 19 (2017) – Reviewed by George

Episode 17: The Ballad of Lady Frances While Sherlock is teaching Shinwell (Nelsan Ellis) to shift focus quickly, the city’s new system for detecting gunshots, recording them (starting 20 seconds before they were heard), and then dispatching police to the … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episode 13, 14, 15, and 16 (2017) – reviewed by George

Episode 13: Over a Barrel January 2014: Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) opens the front door and finds a man, Jack Brunelle (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.), who is looking for Sherlock for help on a case. Eighteen months ago his son Connor … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (2016 and 2017) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: Pick Your Poison Shinwell (Nelsan Ellis) shows his appreciation for Episode 9 by refinishing (and making really beautiful) a very old chess table from the basement of the brownstone. Sherlock is not happy, appreciative, or even mildly pleased. … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 7, 8, and 9 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: Bang Bang Shoot Chute Shinwell (Nelsan Ellis) may be talking to gang members (a parole violation), and two men in parachutes jump off a skyscraper. Only one man makes it safely, gathering up his chute and running. The … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 4, 5, and 6, (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 4: Henny Penny The Sky Is Falling The episode begins with a married couple returning to their apartment after it has been used as a vacay by a firm whose rep is trying to calm them down. The renters … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 5, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Folie a Deux After a truly shocking start, Joan (Lucy Liu) and Sherlock (uninvolved so far) are catching the murderer of Yanis. “I didn’t want to kill¬†Yanis. I loved him. He introduced me to my wife, for crying … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Harvest (2018) – reviewed by George

This film begins as a Blackbeard tale. Henry (Ciaran Hinds), a doctor and genetics researcher, marries a much younger woman, Elizabeth (Abbey Lee), and tells her everything in his huge home in the country is hers. All locks are biometrically … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 4, Episodes 22, 23, and 24 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 22: Turn It Upside Down Remember Emil Kurtz? The mole in Morland’s office that Joan (Lucy Liu) was hired to find? Well, when she found him, he was investigating Morland’s dealings with¬†Russia, and he started sharing everything with Joan, … Continue reading

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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) – reviewed by George

What a hoot! The character of Ernest P. Worrell (Jim Varney) is one of the great forgotten comedy characters of the last century. Ernest is good, and determined to do the right thing, but he sometimes mistakes the situation in … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 4 – Episodes 19, 20, and 21 (2016) – reviewed by George

Starring (in addition to Jonny Lee): Lucy Liu as Doctor Joan Watson, Jon Michael Hill as Detective Marcus Bell, and Aidan Quinn as Captain Gregson, and occasionally John Noble as Morland Holmes. Episode 19: All In A high-stakes poker game … Continue reading

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