Category Archives: TV

Meghan Markle in “When Sparks Fly” (2014) – reviewed by George

I watched “Suits” for a few seasons, but quit before Meghan Markle joined the cast. So when I discovered that she had appeared in movies for the Hallmark Channel, I wanted to see some. In this sweet-but-not-sticky romance she does … Continue reading

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Richard Chamberlain as Philippe in “The Man in the Iron Mask” (1976) – reviewed by George

This remake has a wealth of changes, all of which are good. Dumas wouldn’t think so, but I think they add to the suspense, although the first change doesn’t make much sense: that is that Philippe is the first-born son … Continue reading

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Richard Roxburgh as Sherlock Holmes in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” (2002) – reviewed by George

Wow! I was not looking forward to this because we have had so many versions of this story, but the creators here have come up with something so exciting, so scary, that it ends up being the best Hound so … Continue reading

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The Masked Singer – Season One on Fox Now – reviewed by George

This show is really fun, even though it’s a bit slow. Six disguised celebrities sing while in outrageous costumes. They are paired in three separate competitions and the votes of the audience and the panel determine which one in each … Continue reading

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The Munsters (Two Seasons, Seventy Episodes, from 9-24-1964 to 5-12-1966) – First 2 episodes reviewed by George

“The Munsters” was a sitcom about a somewhat extended family: the father Herman Munster (Fred Gwynne) looked like Frankenstein, the mother Lily (Yvonne de Carlo) looked like a beautiful corpse, the grandfather Grandpa (Al Lewis) looked like Dracula, and the … Continue reading

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James D’Arcy is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock: Case of Evil” (2002)

Very impressive opening: Holmes (James D’Arcy) is chasing two men down dark streets. They split up, but he doesn’t hesitate, and the man he eventually catches up with is Moriarty (Vincent Donofrio). They fight with swords and Moriarty both taunts … Continue reading

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Matt Frewer is Sherlock Holmes in “The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire” (2002) – reviewed by George

Holmes is busily preaching the scientific approach to Watson of all people, just because Watson (Kenneth Welsh) said he could understand people paying spiritualists to contact their dead loved ones, when Mrs. Hudson (Kathleen McAuliffe) bursts in with a message … Continue reading

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Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) – reviewed by George

This is my favorite Christmas Movie, period. “What about you, Mrs. Claus? Another Christmas Eve alone?” (Resigned, but smiling) “After the first 100 years or so, you get used to it.” It is almost Christmas in 1910. Mrs. Claus and … Continue reading

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Marrying Father Christmas (2018) – reviewed by George

Last year I reviewed “Finding Father Christmas”, a movie first shown in 2016, on November 9, 2017, and then reviewed the new sequel “Engaging Father Christmas” on November 13, 2017. This year Part Three is being shown on Hallmark Movies … Continue reading

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Matt Frewer as Sherlock Holmes in “The Royal Scandal” (2001) – reviewed by George

In this mash-up of “A Scandal in Bohemia” and “The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans” Sherlock has to outwit the brilliant and destructive Irene Adler (Liliana Komorowska) AND deal with the Crown Prince (Robin Wilcock) over a photograph Irene has … Continue reading

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