Jeremy Brett versus Culverton Smith

I wonder if Benedict Cumberbun watched Jeremy Brett’s version of “The Dying Detective”, because it’s a good adaptation of the Canon.  There are small things changed for TV, but I’m guessing people are… Continue reading

Who is Sherlock’s sister? The Culverton Review

You know, we get over-the-top Sherlock Holmes where Cumberbun is more psychotic by the second, then we get this episode, which is even worse.  I actually thought it was decent in spots, but… Continue reading

What’s in the box? What’s in the envelope? Leaps of logic and assumptions in movies

Okay, so you’ve come to a critical part in the movie you’re watching, and you as a viewer have got to make a leap of deduction in order to understand what’s going, which… Continue reading

Sherlock Series 4 Premiere: How much Canon can we reference?

I will say that the Sherlock series 4 premiere was pretty good, and any complaints I have about Sherlock Holmes being psychotic or the show becoming Mission Impossible really is nitpicking.  The first… Continue reading

Greatest Sherlock Holmes: Lady Carfax

I think this is the first really terrible episode done in the Brett series, which is partly the fault of the production and Conan Doyle himself.  As a story, The Disappearance of Lady Carfax… Continue reading

Star Wars: Rogue One Movie Review

Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) is a good movie.  It’s not a perfect movie and it’s not the best Star Wars movie ever made, and I’m guessing it’ll be forgotten about in about… Continue reading

Top 10 Stupidiest Movie Cliffhangers

There are stupid cliffhangers to set up a sequel, then there’s stupid endings that make no sense whatsoever.  Yeah, thanks Tim Burton.  How about a list of Tim Burton movies that make no… Continue reading

Lonely Are the Brave (1962) is a Metaphor – Kirk Douglas is 100

Unforgiven was Clint Eastwood’s swan song for Westerns, but Lonely Are the Brave is the real metaphor for the confrontation between old and new.  The movie insists that the cowboy has no place in… Continue reading

The Biggest Terminator Plot Hole of All Time

Okay, so the original Terminator movie from 1984 is awesome, but what about the plot holes?  Do the plot holes ruin the movie for you?  Not me, but they do make my brain… Continue reading

What is Rollerball (1975) About?

Since my last post, a lot of people have asked me what Rolleball (1975) is about, and if it really is as heavy on the social commentary as it’s made out to be.… Continue reading

Top Ten Movies to Watch on Vacation Break

Vacation is a time for everyone to relax, but movie watchers have a chance to sit back and relax too.  They have a rich list of choices around Christmas especially, from hyped new… Continue reading

Dr. Strange Reviewed

Dr. Strange (2016) is Marvel having fun with their Universe, and it’s enjoyable.  The only thing I have to complain about is Benedict Cumberbun’s accent.  I think everything else is pretty acceptable.  The… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween #31 – Silence of the Lambs Mega-Analysis

So now it’s time for my overly wordy analysis of the 31st movie on this year’s marathon list, The Silence of the Lambs.  To say this psychological horror movie is a classic is an… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #2 – Halloween 2

I guess everyone can agree Halloween II (1981) is a retread and a poor sequel, but who can live up to the original Halloween?  When you’re a movie that’s inspired a whole genre… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2016 #3 – Dr. Phibes

I was torn between Little Shop of Horrors and The Abominable Dr. Phibes for what to watch, and I guess I’ve made up my mind that I really hate both of them.  Little… Continue reading

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