"MR. HOLMES" (2015) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "MR. HOLMES", the 2015 adaptation of Mitch Cullin's 2005 novel, "A Slight Trick of the Mind". Directed by Bill Condon, the movie stars Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes: Collapse )

"SAN FRANCISCO" (1936) Review




"SAN FRANCISCO" (1936) Review

I just recently watched the 1936 disaster film, "SAN FRANCISCO", which starred Jeanette MacDonald, Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy and Jack Holt. Released 30 years after the actual event, the movie is basically about a Barbary Coast saloonkeeper (Gable) and a Nob Hill impresario (Holt) who became rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer (MacDonald), both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. The story culminated in the deadly April 18, 1906 earthquake that devastated the city. Collapse )

"DOWNTON ABBEY" Season Three (2012) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from Series Three of the ITV series, "DOWNTON ABBEY", created by Julian Fellowes: Collapse )

Top Favorite Episodes of "TIMELESS" (2016-2018)



Below is a list of my favorite episodes from the NBC series, "TIMELESS". Created by Eric Kripke and Shawn Ryan, the series stars Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett and Goran Višnjić: Collapse )

"RUSH" (2013) Review

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"RUSH" (2013) Review

Before I began this review, it occurred to me that Ron Howard has directed a good number of movie biographies set in the distance past for the last eighteen years, starting with 1995's "APOLLO 13". Mind you, the film was not Howard's first period picture. But in the following years, he has directed four more biopics, including his latest project, "RUSH". Collapse )

"24" and the Breaking Point

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After my last viewing of Season Eight of "24", it occurred to me that I had put up a lot with this series during its eight season run. Especially after the first three seasons. But this Season Eight episode, (8.17) "Day 8: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.", proved to be the final straw for me. Collapse )

"DEATH ON THE NILE" (2004) Review




"DEATH ON THE NILE" (2004) Review

This 2004 adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel, "Death on the Nile", was the second to be adapted for the screen. In the case of this movie, it aired as a 90-minute presentation on the long-running television series, "Agatha Christie’s POIROT". Collapse )

"LITTLE WOMEN" (2019) Photo Gallery



Below are images from "LITTLE WOMEN", the 2019 adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's 1868-69 novel. Adapted and directed by Greta Gerwig, the Oscar nominated film starred Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlen and Timothée Chalamet: Collapse )