Category Archives: W

The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967) – reviewed by George

A film entirely geared to kids, this still has a thing or two to appeal to parents. For instance Margaret Rutherford is the voice of Mother Goose, who introduces the picture and takes a small part; there’s a song called … Continue reading

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What’s Up, Doc? (1972) – reviewed by George

This is a very funny film which uses almost every kind of comedy you can think of: Situational comedy, Accent comedy, Physical comedy, Destruction comedy, Mistaken Identity comedy, Multiple McGuffin comedy, and even good old Slapstick. A huge music prize … Continue reading

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Woody Woodpecker (2017) – reviewed by George

This is a terrible movie. Destruction comedy has to be accidental or deserved, and neither applies here. Technically it’s a good live action/CGI movie, but a movie needs more than technical expertise – it needs emotion and that has to … Continue reading

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Wedding Band, Season 1, Episodes 9 and 10 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 9: Personal Universe The band is playing its first Rocktoberfest and they meet the great rock icon Declan Horn (James Marsters), who likes their sound. Roxie (Melora Hardin) calls the guys in to meet Randy and Linda Lee (Tim … Continue reading

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Wedding Band, Season 1, Episodes 7 and 8 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: I Don’t Wanna Grow Up At a Greek Wedding someone gives Tommy (Brian Green Austin) a Pot Baklava, a very large glass bowl with a lid, filled with baklava which is then doused with liquor (rum, maybe?), and … Continue reading

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The Wedding Ringer (2015) – reviewed by George

I thought this would be a good followup to “I Love You, Man’”, but it’s loud, it’s exaggerated beyond sanity, and it’s loud. It’s basically the same plot: Josh Gad has no male friends and has just become engaged to … Continue reading

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Wedding Band, Episodes 5 and 6 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 5: Get Down On It The boys congregate at Stevie’s to go to their afternoon gig (a wedding) together. And they discover that Courtney Love has left her band’s instruments with Stevie for safe-keeping while she vacations a bit. … Continue reading

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John Nettles is Inspector Barnaby in “Midsomer Murders”, Season 1, Episode 2, Written in Blood (1997) – reviewed by George

Durrow, Southern Ireland, 1955 – Farm cottages and croplands, and a cottage door opens. Someone walks in and the old dog does not react. A shotgun is taken off the wall, and a shadow mounts the stairs. A middle-aged man, … Continue reading

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Wedding Band, Episodes 3 and 4 (2012) – reviewed by George

In episode 3, “Don’t Forget About Me”, Rachel (Jenny Wade), Roxie’s assistant, is getting married to Adam (James Carpinello), after a long engagement. Rachel is really freaking out about the upcoming bachelor party and asks Tommy (Brian Austin Green) to … Continue reading

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Wedding Band, Episodes 1 and 2 (2012) – reviewed by George

This really super show, which had 10 episodes in its first year, was cancelled after those 10 episodes. I don’t know why – it’s adult and sexy and so much fun, which doesn’t sound cancellable to me It deals with … Continue reading

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