Category Archives: TV

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Empty Hearse” (2013) – reviewed by George

This is the first TV movie in Season 3, and the last movie in Season 2 “The Reichenbach Fall” was reviewed on April 19, 2019. It ended with Sherlock’s suicide because of a threat made by Moriarty (Andrew Scott): “Kill … Continue reading

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Women of the House (1995) Reviewed by Anita ***

1 season 12 episodes comedy Normally I avoid politics these days; one never knows when the person they are discussing things with will turn into a raving lunatic. With that in mind I can’t recommend enough Women of the House. … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 22, 23, and 24 (2014) – reviewed by George

Episode 22: Paint It Black Joan Watson (Lucy Liu) is kidnapped by Le Milieu as she’s leaving Diogenes, the NYC restaurant supposedly owned by Mycroft Holmes (Rhys Ifans), but actually owned by Le Milieu, an international crime syndicate with HQ … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 19, 20, and 21 (2014) – reviewed by George

Episode 19: The Many Mouths of Aaron Colville Aaron Colville (Greg Coughlin) was accused of murdering several women and biting them on the shoulder. The bite marks, an exact match, were the major item in the prosecutor’s case, and Aaron … Continue reading

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Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam (2010) – reviewed by George

I found this on Netflix (subscription, not streaming), and it is actually a collection of 4 cartoons of different (short) lengths. The overall title beginning each cartoon is DC Showcase, but the listing on Netflix (and on the disc) only … Continue reading

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May Day (2013) Miniseries-Reviewed by Anita ***

Found another way to kill an afternoon bingeing on a miniseries on Amazon Prime. May Day has five really spooky episodes each at about an hour per show. Think of it like Twin Peaks, WA meets Dorking, Surrey with a … Continue reading

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The Munsters’ Revenge (1981) – reviewed by George

This movie was made about 14 years after the series had left the air – a tribute to the Munsters’ lasting popularity. The Munster family, Herman (Fred Gwynne), Lily (Yvonne DeCarlo), Grandpa (Al Lewis), Marilyn (Jo McDonnell), and Eddie (K.C. … Continue reading

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Summer Nights in July, 2019 – Comment by Anita

So here we are mid-point of the summer and I have to say I’ve landed in a sort of bad TV rut. Analog has limited choices sometimes. Such as weekends and prime time week nights. Even my favorite network METV … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary”: Season Two, Episodes 16, 17, and 18 (2014) – reviewed by George

Episode 16: The One Percent Solution Sherlock broke up an illegal cock-fighting operation, and brought two of the roosters home to try a different procedure from the normal to see if Romulus and Remus can be trained to live in … Continue reading

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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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