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Nicol Williamson is Sherlock Holmes in “The Seven-Per-Cent Solution” (1976) – reviewed by George

Most Holmes movies and TV shows are taken from Conan Doyle’s stories and novels, so when someone opts to do an original I’m always intrigued. This one is not a comedy, or satirical, or sarcastic; it’s a serious effort with … Continue reading

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The Seven Percent Solution (1976) Reviewed by Anita: **

Director Herbert Ross has used Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes in a most twisted fashion.  As a matter of fact, this particular film takes fact and fiction into a counter intuitive reality.  I don’t like it.  Which is … Continue reading

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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006) – reviewed by George

I think this third entry is the best. It marks the return of family members Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, Liliana Mumy, elf Spencer Breslin, and director Michael Lembeck, and adds Martin Short, Ann-Margret, and … Continue reading

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The Russians Are Coming The Russians Are Coming (1966) – reviewed by George

A political satire in the form of a farce, this is truly a classic movie. As a farce it is not as funny as flat-out comedy would be, but there are noble intentions on view here, and the classic critical line … Continue reading

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