Category Archives: V

Victor Victoria on Broadway (Taped in 1995, Copyright in 2000) – reviewed by George

This was shot for television during a performance, complete with audience reaction, though for camera angles some of it looks shot with no audience. Julie Andrews makes a lovely speech about returning to Broadway after a number of years,  the … Continue reading

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Viktor und Viktoria (1933) – reviewed by George

This is the original on which the British (Jessie Matthews) and American (Julie Andrews) versions were based. And also an Argentinian version and a French version. The problem here is that while I thought I was getting a print with … Continue reading

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Robert Vaughn in “The Venetian Affair” (1966) – reviewed by George

A man is sitting at a table in a deserted square in Venice, his only company a few pigeons. A younger man wearing eyeglasses arrives and joins him. The elder says, “Alcott?”, and the younger replies,. “Shall we go, Mr. … Continue reading

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Venom (2018) – reviewed by George

This comic book-based movie is outstanding. The Life Foundation, run by Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed), has sent a ship into space and is expecting its return, but it goes out of control and crashes in Malaysia.  The Foundation recovers it … Continue reading

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Victor Frankenstein (2015) – reviewed by George

Surprising that a story so well-known could be tweaked and made so suspenseful. Daniel Radcliffe plays Igor and James McAvoy plays Victor, and the fact that this is really Igor’s version of the story is recognized by Daniel getting top … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings (1954) – reviewed by George

An Egyptian archeological adventure set in 1900, this film was shot on location in Egypt. The adventurers are the daughter of “the greatest” Egyptologist/archeologist Dr. James Barkley; her husband, who is new to all this, but wants to please his … Continue reading

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Comment on Season 3 Vikings

Season 3 of Vikings so far is a turbulent sea of contradictions.  Plots have twisted, families have split apart, Gods have been questioned and Ragnar is KING.  Wow!  From farmer to king.  I realize we all saw it coming but … Continue reading

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Vikings-Reviewed by Anita

I know everybody is on edge about Game of Thrones–  I (however) have been on edge watching Vikings.  Wow!  This is (was) great.  Story, acting, even odd accent I love it.  Not to mention the theme song (Goks Kanal) really … Continue reading

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