Category Archives: K

Danny Kaye in “Knock on Wood” (1953) – reviewed by George

Back to goofiness and cowardice, this is one of Danny’s best films. He plays ventriloquist Jerry Morgan, with a main dummy Clarence, and a supplemental dummy Terence. He also has a bunch of psychological problems, beginning with a fear of … Continue reading

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Vasiliy Livanov is Sherlock Holmes in “The Master Blackmailer” or “The King of Blackmail” (1980) – reviewed by George

The first two episodes of this series were independent of each other under the umbrella title of “Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson”.  This episode and the next two, under the umbrella title of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. … Continue reading

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Kong: Skull Island (2017) – reviewed by George

A lot of biological theory is floated throughout this movie, but none of it matters. Here we have the same kind of fascination with people being eaten by big animals, being slung into rocks by big animals, and being torn … Continue reading

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Kill Me Three Times (2014) – reviewed by George

This is a really good movie, with some clever ideas of story telling. The movie actually starts three times (hence the title) and tells the same basic story in different ways, such that you get more information with each telling. … Continue reading

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The Kumars at No. 42 (2001-2002) – reviewed by George

This British comedy series is a delight. The conceit behind it is that the father (Ashwin) of this immigrant Indian family has made good, and now owns several warehouses where he rents out space. Because he has the money and … Continue reading

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Krull (1983) – reviewed by George

Krull is an original, while still reminding you of other fantasy films. It is a quest picture with a mysterious weapon, the glave, as its first object, and then a second quest to storm a fortress and use the glave to … Continue reading

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) – reviewed by George

This is a private secret service, neither a part of MI-5 (the equivalent of the American NSA) nor MI-6 (the equivalent of the CIA). It was founded either by a very upscale haberdashery and its owners, or by the tailors … Continue reading

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