Tag Archives: Judi Dench

All Is True (2018) – reviewed by George

This is a wonderful movie. I wanted to review it right after completing Upstart Crow, and here it is. Now, the big surprise for me was that this film was, like Upstart Crow, written by the incredibly talented Ben Elton, … Continue reading

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Cats (2019) – reviewed by George

First a disclaimer that might have colored my opinion: I am a dog person and have been a dog person all my life. I have only owned one cat, whose name was Dusty.Dusty was well-loved by all of us, but … Continue reading

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CATs (2019) Reviewed by Anita **

If you are a real fan of the theater version then trust me you will NOT appreciate what Tom Hopper (Director) did to CATs on the big screen. Then again you just might love it. CATs is known for that … Continue reading

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Kenneth Branagh is Hercule Poirot in “Murder on the Orient Express” (2017) – reviewed by George

The opening, which involves Poirot solving a case of theft in front of a large crowd of people and then catching the thief without touching him, is brilliant. And you will laugh at the end of it, not at Poirot, … Continue reading

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A Study in Terror (1965) – reviewed by George

Despite the subject matter, this is a beautiful movie – the sets, the costumes, the color photography. The production design was by Vetchinsky, the set dresser was Helen Thomas, the costumes were by Motley, and the director of photography was … Continue reading

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Spectre (2015) – reviewed by George

Right up front, this is one of the best Bond movies ever. A super opening sequence, a lot of suspense, secrets about Bond’s past revealed, the biggest explosion ever in a movie, a montage of the dead during the opening … Continue reading

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) – reviewed by George

I thought the title was merely an acknowledgement of the film’s sequel status, but the plot revolves around Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) actually acquiring a second hotel in order to expand his services to British pensioners whose money goes so … Continue reading

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