Category Archives: T

2012 (2009) – reviewed by George

This is usually classified as a disaster film, but it’s much more than that. It’s THE disaster film, a monumental achievement in both plot and (especially) visual special effects. The subject is the end of the world.Dr. Adrian Helmsley (Chiwetel … Continue reading

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Pan Am: Episode 7, “Truth or Dare” (2011) – reviewed by George

A super episode with two love stories that unfortunately must end for now.First, Laura (Margot Robbie) falls for a sailor, Joe (Gaius Charles), but racism rears its ugly head and her landlord bursts in with two other jerks and Joe … Continue reading

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The Terror (1963) – reviewed by George

After a week off, Horror Thursday is back, except it’s really Boredom Thursday with this movie. A young soldier (Jack Nicholson) is riding along the ocean’s shore. He looks ill and falls off his horse. The tide is coming in, … Continue reading

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William Powell and Myrna Loy are Nick and Nora Charles in “The Thin Man Goes Home” (1944) – reviewed by George

Nick, Nora, and Asta are in the train station buying tickets for a trip to see Nick’s parents in Sycamore Springs. The tickets are for the day coach, so they plan on hiding Asta, who gets away to chase a … Continue reading

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Thriller (the British Programme), Episode 9 “The Eyes Have It” (1973)

Three anarchists break in to a Clinical Training Center for the Blind. Present at the time: one doctor and seven students: four young men and three young women. The leader of the gang of three kills the doctor to silence … Continue reading

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William Powell and Myrna Loy are Nick and Nora Charles in “The Thin Man” (1934) – reviewed by George

Dorothy Wynant (Maureen O’Sullivan) visits her dad in his lab, with new fianc√© in tow, in order to introduce him to her father (Edward Ellis), and invite old Dad to the wedding, and make sure he’ll be there to give … Continue reading

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Thriller, Season 1, Episode 7 “A Place to Die” (1973), reviewed by George

A woman in a long yellow gown is running through the woods at night, pursued by men who are only shown from the knees down, She stops, winded, and looks back. No one is there. Then she turns back around, … Continue reading

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Martin Short in “Three Fugitives” (1989) – reviewed by George

A crime caper comedy with lots of laughs. At Neil Island Prison, bank robber Lucas (Nick Nolte) is being released back into the wild. On the outside he is greeted by Dugan (James Earl Jones) and Tener (Alan Ruck). Dugan … Continue reading

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Thriller (The British Programme), Episode 5, The Colour of Blood (1973) – reviewed by George

Suspense – unrelenting suspense. A man is pushing a baby carriage through a rough unpeopled terrain, and I was instantly worried about the baby. The man bumps along until he comes to the edge of a dropoff, and pushes the … Continue reading

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Martin Short in “Three Amigos” (1986) – reviewed by George

Mexico 1916: ¬†Carmen (Patrice Martinez) rides into a small town accompanied by a young boy, Rodrigo (Philip Gordon). They go to the cantina where she pleads for help to fight and vanquish El Guapo (Alfonso Arau), the tyrant who, with … Continue reading

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