Category Archives: TV

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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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Season Three, Disc Four (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: The Off-Broadway Affair A really excellent episode dealing with the off-Broadway production of a musical called “The In-Out Show”. Lots of humor and singing and dancing, plus Thrush taking over an entire show in order to tunnel to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Anthony Valentine, David Langton, Abigail Cruttenden, and Kim Thomson as Baron Gruner, Sir James Damery, Miss Violet Merville, and Kitty Winter in “The Illustrious Client” A man is running down a steep boulder-strewn, but otherwise grassy, hill and at the … Continue reading

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Season Three, Disc Three (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: The Thor Affair Illya and Solo  (David McCallum and Robert Vaughn) arrive somewhere in the Indian subcontinent in a country where Fazir Nahdi (CoStar Harry Davis) is the President. He is fasting (17 days and counting) in order … 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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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Robin Ellis and Frank Grimes as Sir Robert Norberton and John Mason in “Shoscombe Old Place” Sherlock has been reading newspapers and throwing them about, and he suddenly stops and asks Watson about Sir Robert Norberton. Watson’s quick reply is … Continue reading

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Season Three, Disc Two (1966) – reviewed by George

Episode # 4: The Super-Colossal Affair Mr. Frank Cariago (Bernard Fein) has come to Sicily at the request (demand) of his Uncle Giuliano (Guest Star J. Carrol Naish) who is upset. “It’s not the money,” he says, “its the ingratitude”. … Continue reading

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“Sharper Objects” on HBO (2018) – reviewed by George

Last night was the second hour of eight, and I bailed about halfway through. I love Amy Adams. She’s really super. And I’m crazy for Gillian Flynn; I think “Gone Girl” was the best movie that year. But the one … Continue reading

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More Disney Channel Titles (2018) – reviewed by George

On June 9 of this year I wrote about a “Duck Tales” reboot and how much I liked it, and how I was trolling the Disney Channel to try to see all the episodes from Season One and still keep … Continue reading

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