Category Archives: M

Mr. and Mrs. North, First three episodes (1952) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Weekend MurderAnother married couple doing some detecting, also based on books, but made for TV rather the movies, In 30 minute episodes.In this introduction, Pam (a wife with a strong personality and a high IQ played by Barbara … Continue reading

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Mutant (1984) – reviewed by George

This comes close to being a good little horror flick, but lapses in logic do it in.The story starts with a man wandering around a dark building with a flashlight (Night Watchman?). He is attacked and killed by something or … Continue reading

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“Alias Nick and Nora” – Two Documentaries reviewed by George

William Powell: A True Gentleman (2005)A summary of Powell’s career, plus a little info on loves and marriages, begins by noting his birth in 1892. He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Art, started acting on stage, found a great … Continue reading

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Art Reflecting Life : Commentary by Anita

This lock down thing is all-out depressing. I don’t have cable and had no internet so it was pretty easy to be in the dumps. Mind-rotting. Then I remembered art reflecting life and decided to have a movie moment in … Continue reading

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) – reviewed by George

Looks like Terry Gilliam got his new investors (see yesterday’s review) because 1) here is the film, and 2) the list of producers and co-producers is l-o-n-g.Don Quixote speaks: “I was born to return The Age of Chivalry”, and he … Continue reading

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Diana Rigg is Mrs. Bradley in The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries, Episode 5, “The Worsted Viper” (1999) – reviewed by George

Mrs. Adela Bradley and her chauffeur George Moody (Neil Dudgeon) always seem to be going someplace, but then how else to keep the chauffeur in the action?A smallish seaside town is this week’s destination, where George’s daughter Cecily (Rebecca Callard) … Continue reading

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Murder on Flight 502 (1975) – reviewed by George

An intriguing idea with a cast of familiar faces should make for a good time. And it does to some degree. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen a movie more in need of restoration. The color has faded to … Continue reading

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Diana Rigg Is Adela Bradley in The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries, Episode 4, “Laurels Are Poison” (1999) – reviewed by George

A young boy is awakened by someone opening his door, but they don’t look in or say anything. He gets up, goes down the stairs in his wing, crosses the hallway, and climbs the stairs up to the other wing. … Continue reading

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Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd in “Maids a la Mode” (1933) – reviewed by George

Thelma is a model and Zasu is a fitter at a very exclusive fashion house, where Billy Gilbert is the designer. Right now all hands are on deck prepping for a private showing to a very wealthy older couple about … Continue reading

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Diana Rigg is Mrs. Adela Bradley in “The Mrs. Bradley Mysteries”, Episode 3, The Rising of the Moon (1999) – reviewed by George

In a small British town called Little Fordham, a crowd has gathered outdoors to watch a kind of traveling carnival with various acts. First up is The Great Castries, “The Greatest Knife-thrower in the World”, and he lives up to … Continue reading

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