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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 10, 11, and 12 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 10: Tremors Holmes and Watson (Lucy Liu) consulted in a murder case involving a young woman in a clinical trial who was shotgunned in the chest precisely over the heart, reducing the organ to a thickish soup. They proved … Continue reading

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My Dinner with Herve’ (2018) – reviewed by George

A British reporter, Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan), returns to work after an absence, and is more or less pressured by his boss, Ms. Baskin (Harriet Walter), to show her his One-Month-Sober chip. She gives him a new assignment: go to … Continue reading

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The Lost Boys (1987) Reviewed by Anita ***

The 80’s was a fabulous decade of hair bands, plastic everything, day-glow colors, and the  best vampire movie ever called The Lost Boys–directed by Joel Schumacher. Schumacher is the director who totally nailed the teenage vampire genre. He blended horror, … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 7, 8, and 9 (2013) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: The Marchioness Sherlock is attending an AA meeting with Joan (Lucy Liu), when he is jolted right out of it by discovering Mycroft (Rhys Ifans) is there. Mycroft has crossed the pond to open a restaurant with the … Continue reading

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The Bad Seed (2018) – reviewed by George

Emma Grossman (McKenna Grace) is eating breakfast and watching a cat struggle in the lily pond just outside her window. The edges feature overhangs, so the cat has no chance of getting out unassisted. Emma talks to her dad (Rob … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 – reviewed by George

Episode 4: Poison Pen Mistress Felicia the dominatrix (Keesha Sharp) arrives at her customer’s townhouse to find him dead. She calls Holmes. and he tells her to call Captain Gregson (Aidan Quinn), and that he, Holmes, will be right there. … Continue reading

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Commentary by Anita: Sesame Street Parodies Game of Thrones (2019)*****

Maybe the last season of GoT was a bust but Sesame Street has made up for it 100 times fold, trust me. I ran across it by accident while flipping channels. I watch a great deal of public TV as … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 28 and 29 (1967) – reviewed by George

# 28: The High and the Deadly Affair Named after and similar to “The High and the Mighty”, since this is about a planeload of people in danger, the story begins on the moors of England where Dr. Albert Merek … Continue reading

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My Hero, Season One (2000) – reviewed by George

This British half-hour comedy had six seasons, but all I can get my hands on is # 1. Still, it is definitely recommended. Ardal O’Hanlon plays Thermoman and his earth cover George Sunday, and Emily Joyce plays his earthwoman lover … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (2013) – reviewed by George

The series continues to be very superior in every way. Episode 1: Step Nine Refers to the AA steps. #9 is making it up to everyone you have wronged. At a graveside service in London the priest is interrupted by … Continue reading

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