Category Archives: L

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock” Season 4, Episode 2, The Lying Detective (2017) – reviewed by George

John (Martin Freeman) misses Mary (Amanda Abbington) terribly and talks to her, even though when she replies she says things like “You know this isn’t real, John. I’m dead.” Even at his therapist’s he addresses his answers to Mary, who … Continue reading

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The Last Man on Earth (1964) – reviewed by George

A C movie or maybe C+, this black and white film needs a serious restoration. It deals with a virus which starts in Europe, and despite best efforts crosses the pond to wipe out a sizable chunk of the population … Continue reading

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The Legend of Tarzan (2016) – reviewed by George

A new Tarzan for a new century, in a new film! Well, the 21st century is only 1/5 over, so that’s still new, and the movie was released two plus years ago, so even newer! This Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgard) is … Continue reading

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The Loft (2014)- Reviewed By Anita **

Flemish director Eric Van Looy gave it the ol’ college heave ho! Yet he failed. Five cheating married men (Karl Urban, James Marsden Wentworth Miller, Eric Stonestreet, and Matthias Schoenaerts) split the rent for a very high end up-town loft … Continue reading

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La Jetee (The Pier) (1962) – reviewed by George

This 28 minute film, widely regarded as a classic (and the basis for 12 Monkeys), consists of black&white still photographs which with score and narration, tell the story of a young boy who has been brought to the main pier … Continue reading

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London Has Fallen (2016) – reviewed by George

A series of dire headlines of terrorism around the globe start the film, which then centers on a young man, Kamran Barkawi (Waleed Zuaiter) reporting to his father, Aamir Barkawi (Alon Aboutboul) about killing a traitor, as his sister’s wedding … Continue reading

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Summer Nights in July, 2019 – Comment by Anita

So here we are mid-point of the summer and I have to say I’ve landed in a sort of bad TV rut. Analog has limited choices sometimes. Such as weekends and prime time week nights. Even my favorite network METV … Continue reading

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The Lost Boys (1987) Reviewed by Anita ***

The 80’s was a fabulous decade of hair bands, plastic everything, day-glow colors, and the  best vampire movie ever called The Lost Boys–directed by Joel Schumacher. Schumacher is the director who totally nailed the teenage vampire genre. He blended horror, … Continue reading

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The Last Voyage (1959) – reviewed by George

If you are looking for suspense that does not involve monsters or crazed killers, this is the film for you. Opening Narration paraphrased: The SS Claridon, proud and venerable, but old, very old. Thirty-eight years old, and she is scheduled … Continue reading

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Let’s Do It Again (1953) – reviewed by George

A musical comedy about a Broadway marriage: he writes musicals and she performs in them (just not his, as far as I could tell). The problem is he likes to stay away and make music with other singers, always chaperoned … Continue reading

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