Category Archives: TV

Jerry Herman’s Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl (1993) – reviewed by George

This entertaining 1:56 musical tribute is so good that I actually watch it two or three times a year. Why have I not reviewed it before? Well, it’s not a movie. BUT I was watching again last night and I … Continue reading

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Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (2008) – reviewed by George

This is a 42 minute TV musical with super songs and a good amount of humor performed by some real pros in the musical biz.Dr. Horrible (Neil Patrick Harris) is practicing his villainous laugh and then starts reading the fan … Continue reading

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Pan Am, Episode 8 “Unscheduled Departure” – reviewed by George

Sanjeev (Kal Parekh) is on vacation in Bombay, so a replacement 2nd officer is on board, Charles “Chuck” Moore (Matthew Rauch), who is attracted to Laura (Margot Robbie), but is warned off by Pilot Dean (Mike Vogel). And it’s October, … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. North, First three episodes (1952) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Weekend MurderAnother married couple doing some detecting, also based on books, but made for TV rather the movies, In 30 minute episodes.In this introduction, Pam (a wife with a strong personality and a high IQ played by Barbara … Continue reading

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How To Fall In Love (2012) – reviewed by George

I like the mystery movies on Hallmark, and occasionally I’ll see an ad for a romantic movie starring someone I like and haven’t seen for a while, and it attracts my attention. And then I set up my DVR to … 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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Pan Am, Episode 6: “The Genuine Article” (2011) – reviewed by George

Maggie (Christina Ricci) is up against Miss Havemeyer (Veanna Cox) again. She’s collected a few infractions, Havemeyer has reported them, and Maggie is officially grounded. “But I’ve got a flight to Rio in a couple of hours!”“We’ll get a replacement.”“Who … Continue reading

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Joseph Morgan is “Ben Hur” (2010) – reviewed by George

This iteration is a television two-parter. It stars a young cast, many of whom have many credits. Both parts time out at 1:36, so it can be watched easily in one sitting.The story is the same, with some new happenings, … Continue reading

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Pan Am, Episode 5: “One Coin in a Fountain” – reviewed by George

Laura (Margot Robbie) pawned her engagement ring when she needed cash and didn’t reclaim it before the 60 days were up, so the pawn broker sold it. Now she’s super sad that she can’t give it back to the guy … Continue reading

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Pan Am, Episode 4, “Eastern Exposure” (2011) – reviewed by George

Supposedly bound for Reykjavic, Iceland, but rerouted to Rangoon, Burma by Kate’s (Kelli Garner), handler who tells her to keep her eyes and ears open for a possible assignment. This guy most definitely has friends in high places with fingers … Continue reading

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