Category Archives: H

How To Fall In Love (2012) – reviewed by George

I like the mystery movies on Hallmark, and occasionally I’ll see an ad for a romantic movie starring someone I like and haven’t seen for a while, and it attracts my attention. And then I set up my DVR to … Continue reading

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Hereditary (2018) – reviewed by George

Ellen Taper Leigh dies at 78, leaving behind daughter Annie (Toni Collette), son-in-law Steve (Gabriel Byrne), and grandchildren Peter (Alex Wolff) and “Charlie” (Milly Shapiro).The family prepares for the funeral, at which attendance is small. Annie reads the eulogy she … Continue reading

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HI! I’m back, Commentary by Anita, 2-13-2021

Hello! I’ve missed you all and have missed being able to share with you what I’ve been watching. Mostly I miss your input and thoughts. This virus is hell. In California we have been on lockdown, and not having internet … Continue reading

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Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan are “Houdini and Doyle”, Season 1, Episodes 9 and 10 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 9: NecromanteionFalcroft Manor, Niagara-on-the-Lake, CanadaMrs. Reid (Lara Jean Chorostecki), is awakened in the dead of night by a sound. She wanders the halls and eventually goes down a beautiful curved staircase, only to find her husband dead, pinned rather … Continue reading

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Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan are “Houdini and Doyle”, Season 1, Episodes 7 and 8 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: BedlamArthur’s father died in Bedlam and the place has always inspired fear for his own mental acuity. But the story starts with a young woman in the confessional. Suddenly she breaks through the configured window between them and … Continue reading

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Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan are “Houdini and Doyle”, Episodes 5 and 6 (2016) – reviewed by George

Episode 5: The Curse of KorzhaAn over-dressed medium in full Victorian regalia is leading a dozen or so men down a dimly lighted street in London. She stops, and produces one hell of a big knife and nicks her forearm. … Continue reading

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Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan are “Houdini and Doyle”, Episodes 3 and 4 – reviewed by George

Episode 3: In Manus Dei“In the Hands of God” At a tent meeting an evangelist who claims the power to heal does just that for a young woman who says she is in constant pain and who even has to … Continue reading

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Michael Weston and Stephen Mangan are “Houdini and Doyle” (2016), Episodes 1 and 2 – reviewed by George

Well, I thought this was a movie, but it’s a ten-episode TV series. So today the first 2 episodes and the rest in subsequent weeks.Episode 1: The Maggie’s RedressStarts with H. and D. trapped in a sewer as the tide … Continue reading

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The House on Haunted Hill (1958) – reviewed by George

More suspense than horror, but there are some really nifty surprises in store. Begins with Watson Pritchard (Elisha Cook) giving a brief history of the house on the hill, how his brother died there, and how he now owns the … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures (2016) – reviewed by George

White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, 1926 Katherine Gobel’s parents are interviewing with West Virginia Collegiate Institute’s headmaster? principal? I didn’t catch it. He tells them it’s the best school for Negroes in the state. And then a teacher tells them … Continue reading

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