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Below are images from "APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH", the 1988 adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1938 novel. Directed by Michael Winner, the movie starred Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot: Read more...Collapse )

"Lover Man" [R] - 2/3

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"LOVER MAN"

PART TWO

TWO WEEKS LATER . . .

B'Elanna and Harry strode along the corridor of Deck Six, on their way to Jeffries Tube 69. There, they planned to work on a set of ESP conduits for repair. Read more...Collapse )



TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF THE SOMME - PART ONE

July 1 marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, which proved to be a major offensive during World War I. The battle or offensive was fought between the Allies (British Empire and French armies) and the armies of the German Empire between July 1 and November 18, 1916. Read more...Collapse )

"POLDARK" Series One (2015) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from Series One of "POLDARK", the 2015 adaptation of the following novels by Winston Graham - "Ross Poldark" (1945) and "Demelza" (1946). Produced by Debbie Horsfield, the series stars Aidan Turner in the titled role: Read more...Collapse )

"THE NICE GUYS" (2016) Review




"THE NICE GUYS" (2016) Review

The 2016 summer movie season is proving to be somewhat dismal. I cannot recall a remake of television or previous movie with an original twist. Worst, most of the movies seemed to be nothing more than sequels. And if I must be brutally frank, not very good ones. But I have only come across two movies that struck me as completely original. One of them is the period action comedy, "THE NICE GUYS". Read more...Collapse )
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Below are images from "FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD", the 1967 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's 1874 novel. Directed by John Schlesinger, the movie starred Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch and Alan Bates: Read more...Collapse )

A Letter to Matthew Weiner

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A LETTER TO MATTHEW WEINER

Dear Matthew Weiner,

I just watched the Season Seven episode of "MAD MEN", (7.13) "The Milk and Honey Route", for the first time and discovered that Betty Francis was doomed for a quickie death from lung cancer. And all I can say is . . . Read more...Collapse )

"GONE WITH THE WIND" (1939) Review




"GONE WITH THE WIND" (1939) Review

Several years ago, I had come across an article that provided a list of old classics that the author felt might be overrated. One of those movies turned out to be the 1939 Oscar winning film, "GONE WITH THE WIND". Not only did the author accuse the movie of being both racist and sexist, he also claimed that the movie had not aged very well over the past seven decades. Read more...Collapse )

"THE GREAT RACE" (1965) Photo Gallery



Below is a gallery of photos from Blake Edwards' 1965 comedy, "THE GREAT RACE". This tale about a 1908 auto race from New York to Paris starred Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, Natalie Wood, Peter Falk and Keenan Wynn: Read more...Collapse )

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