Tag Archives: Colin Firth

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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