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"THEY DO IT WITH MIRRORS" (1991) Review

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"THEY DO IT WITH MIRRORS" (1991) Review

The late Joan Hickson starred as Miss Jane Marple in her 11th movie that featured the elderly sleuth, created by Agatha Christie. The movie in question was "THEY DO IT WITH MIRRORS", an adaptation of Christie's 1952 novel. Read more...Collapse )


Below are images from "PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES", the 2017 entry in the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie franchise. Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, the movie stars Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow: Read more...Collapse )

"THE WOMAN HE LOVED" (1988) Review

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"THE WOMAN HE LOVED" (1988) Review

I have come to the conclusion that any movie producer willing to do a project on Wallis Warfield Simpson, later the Duchess of Windsor would eventually realize that said project is bound to generate a great deal of emotion - not only in Great Britain, but even in the United States. I have never come across a female historical figure who has polarized the public the way this 20th century American-born socialite has. Read more...Collapse )




"POLDARK" SERIES ONE (1975): EPISODES THIRTEEN TO SIXTEEN

The fourth novel in Winston Graham's "POLDARK" literary series, "Warleggan: A Novel of Cornwall, 1792-1793" (1953) proved to be a big game changer in the saga. The novel featured the death of a major character, which in turn, led to some surprising schisms within the family of the saga's protagonist, Revolutionary War veteran and Cornish landowner Ross Poldark. More importantly, "Warleggan" also featured a major controversy that proved to be quite a challenge for the BBC's adaptation of the novel. Read more...Collapse )


Below are images from Season Two of "THE MUSKETEERS", the BBC's historical action-drama based on Alexandre Dumas, père's 1844 novel. Created by Adrian Hodges, the series starred Tom Burke, Santiago Cabrera, Howard Charles and Luke Pasqualino: Read more...Collapse )

"SLEEPING MURDER" (2006) Review




"SLEEPING MURDER" (2006) Review

I might as well say it. The 1976 novel, "Sleeping Murder" is one of my favorites written by mystery writer, Agatha Christie. In fact, it is such a big favorite of mine that when I learned about the recent 2006 adaptation that aired on Britain's ITV network, I made a great effort to find it on DVD. Read more...Collapse )


Below is a list of my five favorite episodes from Season Two of the WGN series, "MANHATTAN". Created by Sam Shaw, the series starred John Benjamin Hickey: Read more...Collapse )

"ROBIN HOOD" (2010) Photo Gallery



Below are images from "ROBIN HOOD", the 2010 adaptation of the English folklore hero. Directed by Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett starred: Read more...Collapse )

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