Category Archives: Miniseries

Vincent Elbaz is D’Artagnan in “The 4 Musketeers” (2005) – reviewed by George

Seems like it should have come around before now, but this is the only French version of the story I could find, and it’s a doozy. The stunts and the score are super, and the story is followed, but with … Continue reading

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Halloween Miniseries Reviewed by Anita *****

You all know my love of the miniseries.  I’d like to share a few here that fit the Halloween theme 100%.  They are all *****, each a total hit.  I believe you will feel the same when you give them … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett is D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers”: Disc Two, Episodes Six to Ten (1966) – reviewed by George

Part 6: Branded His three buddies explain to D’Artagnan why he should distrust Constance (Kathleen Breck), she is the Cardinal’s spy. And Athos (Jeremy Young) explains why he has no love life: his wife turned out to be a branded … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as D’Artagnan in “The There Musketeers”: Disc One, Episodes One to Five (1966) – reviewed by George

This 10-part miniseries (half-hour episodes) features Jeremy Brett in the starring role 18 years before he started his ten-year stint as Sherlock Holmes. The book is closely followed and the action breaks down thusly: Part One – Enemies D’Artagnan’s father … Continue reading

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John Wayne as Tom Wayne (D’Artagnan) in “The Three Musketeers” (1933) – reviewed by George

This black-and-white 12-chapter serial is out of chronological order because last week I did not know it existed. And maybe it doesn’t really matter, because while the names are used (sort of) the plot is completely different. Tom Wayne (John … Continue reading

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Commentary by Anita: Update to part 5 Summer Miniseries Choices by Anita

Great news – season 2 is coming soon! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is back, and bigger than life.  I love this mad divorcee of the Upper West Side. The writing and acting are brilliant, with authentic emotions.  Not to mention … Continue reading

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Christopher Lee as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady” (1992) – reviewed by George

This is a very interesting original story written for TV and shown in two 93 minute segments. I’m sure you’re already predicting that I thought it too long, and you’re absolutely right. It could definitely use some tightening, but then … Continue reading

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Part 5 Summer Miniseries Choices by Anita

Hello! Here is Part 5 of my Summer Miniseries I have squeezed in. Sharper Objects  0* George reviewed this earlier, and I did make a comment thanking him for his advice.  Sadly, I ignored it and gave episode 1 a … Continue reading

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Black Panther (2009) – reviewed by George

This animated miniseries was shown on BET in 6 half hour segments (actually 20-21 minutes due to commercials) in 2009. It tells the same basic story as the live-action movie,  but has some really impressive differences. It starts in the … Continue reading

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Part 4 Summer Miniseries Choices by Anita

On to part 4 in my ‘summer miniseries choices’.  Enjoy. Humans (2015-2018) ***** Jumping from the 18th century to the near distance future I’d like to suggest the miniseries called Humans. It is a thought provoking science fiction, drama/thriller which … Continue reading

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