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Agatha Christie’s The Secret Adversary (1983) – reviewed by George

The beginning: in sepia tones we see an up-close-and-personal version of the sinking of the Lusitania. Then cut to color and a very peaceful English park with a mother and child feeding ducks on one side of a pond,¬†and Tuppence … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and David Burke as John Watson in “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” (1984) – reviewed by George

David Burke gets to be in the title of this review because the BBC gave both Brett and Burke billing above the title on the same card. This first Brett-Burke series is 13 episodes, which I’ll tackle at two per … 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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Angela Lansbury as Miss Froy in “The Lady Vanishes” (1979) – reviewed by George

It seems like heresy for an Alfred Hitchcock lover to say this, but hey, Alfred, I’m sorry; this is an improvement on your film! It owes a lot to you, but it is still a better movie. And why is … Continue reading

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Barry Lyndon (1975) – reviewed by George

Beautifully photographed and smoothly directed, this film covers the life of a cad, scoundrel, cheater, and supremely selfish and confident young man during the time of the Seven Years War. It is also well-acted, especially by a surprisingly serious Ryan … Continue reading

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