Category Archives: TV

Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”, Season Three, Episodes 7, 8 (2014), and 9 (2015) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: The Adventure of the Nutmeg Concoction Kim Holder (Kate Arrington) comes to Joan (Lucy Liu) for help. She needs a detective to find her sister Jessica – missing for 5 years. Joan asks about police reports, and Kim … Continue reading

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Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1996) – reviewed by George

Fantastic! What a charmer! Lots of action and lots of humor, and some more great songs: a total winner! A ruggedly sinister man approaches Agrabah with a bunch of camels carrying large jugs of oil. Uh Oh! That’s not oil … Continue reading

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The Return of Jafar (1994) – reviewed by George

This television movie and first sequel begins with the forty thieves arriving at their cave and fighting over the loot. Then Aladdin, Abu, and the flying carpet appear and snatch the very best items, and to Abu’s screams of “No!” … Continue reading

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Burton and Taylor (2013) – reviewed by George

This movie, made for the BBC, begins in New York in 1983 with a press conference announcing that Elizabeth Taylor (Helena Bonham Carter) and Richard Burton (Dominic West) are soon to open in Noel Coward’s “Private Lives”, a play dealing … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”. Season 3, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 (2014) – reviewed by George

Episode 4: Bella Kitty (Ophelia Lovibond) refuses to take Clyde the turtle to his regular weekend with Joan (Lucy Liu) in Chelsea, and Holmes says she agreed to do quotidian tasks when he was busy – he has applied leeches … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season 3, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (1914) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Enough Nemeses To Go Around At the end of Season Two  Joan (Lucy Liu) moved out, and then Sherlock took a posting with MI6. Now Joan has effectively replaced him in the NYPD and is working on a … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “His Last Vow” (2014) – reviewed by George

Charles Augustus Magnussen (Lars Mikkelsen) is being questioned by some sort of government body led by Lady Smallwood (Lindsay Duncan). Afterwards he goes home to a huge place, a modernistic palace. In his library, which is almost clinical, he looks … Continue reading

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Some American Stand Up Reviewed by Anita

I’ve been feeling routine with my viewing lately so I decided to switch it up a notch. I randomly looked up Stand Up and I’m happy to say Amazon Prime was there for me. If you’re tired of the same … Continue reading

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Megalodon (2018) – reviewed by George

A Russian sub is trying to cut into the Southern Pacific Communications Cable to steal secrets, but the cable is about 10 inches thick, so the work is very slow. As the sub commander, Ivanov (Ego Mikitas), goes from anger … Continue reading

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Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Sign of Three” (2013) – reviewed by George

For months Lestrade (Rupert Graves) has been after a gang of thieves, always missing them  by minutes. Now, by careful analysis of their methods and chronology, he thinks he has them where he wants them. And he receives a message … Continue reading

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