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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016) – reviewed by George

As good as they were, this film is funnier than the two Bridget Jones films that preceded it. I think the maturity of the principal characters and the addition of Emma Thompson to the writing staff are the major reasons … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) – reviewed by George

Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger) and Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) are now living together in Mark’s beautiful home. They are deeply in love, but Mark is not at all demonstrative, even in private, so Bridget lacks confidence in his love. Bridget … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) – reviewed by George

This generally delightful film meets my rom-com specifications: leads I like (actually three of them in this case) and at least one-third of the film has to be funny. Now to hedge my bets. There are a number of silly … Continue reading

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) – reviewed by George

This is a private secret service, neither a part of MI-5 (the equivalent of the American NSA) nor MI-6 (the equivalent of the CIA). It was founded either by a very upscale haberdashery and its owners, or by the tailors … Continue reading

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Gambit (1966 and 2012) – reviewed by George

The 1966 version starred Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, and Herbert Lom, and featured a wonderful trio of character actors: John Abbott, Roger C. Carmel, and Arnold Moss. The story for the film was written by Sidney Carroll and the screenplay … Continue reading

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