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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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Selina Cadell as Miss Froy in “The Lady Vanishes” (2013) – reviewed by George

In this second remake, this one for BBC-TV, there is no humor, just straightforward, grinding suspense, and it is very, very good. The heroine’s name here is Iris Carr (Tuppence Middleton), and she is slightly unsympathetic. Making her a bit … Continue reading

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