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The Return of the Musketeers (1989)- reviewed by George

In this third and last Richard Lester-directed Musketeers movie (Based on Alexandre Dumas’s “Twenty Years After”), only D’Artagnan (Michael York) is still a musketeer, and he has been stalled at Lieutenant for 20 years. A second generation is featured: Athos’s … Continue reading

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Michael York as D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers” (1973) – reviewed by George

As you would expect from director Richard Lester, while the book is followed, a lot of humor is injected into the proceedings. This is an adventure-comedy version. It starts with a really rough fencing (or dueling) lesson from father to … Continue reading

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Peter Cook is Sherlock Holmes in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” (1978) – reviewed by George

So, how many Baskerville Hounds have we shared so far? According to my count three (Basil Rathbone in 1939, and Peter Cushing in a theatrical film in 1959 and in a 2-part TV episode in 1968), making this version # … Continue reading

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Douglas Wilmer is Sherlock Holmes in “The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’s Smarter Brother” (1975) – reviewed by George

This film stars Gene Wilder as the Smarter Brother, Sigerson Holmes. Wilder also wrote the script and directed. Further, he cast the other starring roles with buddies Madeline Kahn and Marty Feldman. Douglas Wilmer and Thorley Walters play Sherlock and … Continue reading

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – reviewed by George

Produced by David L. Wolper, Screenplay by Roald Dahl, based on his book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, with Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, and Directed by Mel Stuart, this is a fabulous confection – charming … Continue reading

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