Tag Archives: British

Weekly Mini-Review: Johnny English Reborn (2011)

Story: After going into hiding to avoid the shame of a flubbed mission years before, an older Johnny English is trained in martial arts by monks and called back into action to catch a ring of assassins. Review: The comedy … Continue reading

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Weekly Mini-Review: Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Story: Upon the death of a wealthy Englishman, his son denies any inheritance to his step mother and his three half-sisters. This forces them to move to the country, where husbands are slimmer pickings. The two older sisters chase men, … Continue reading

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A Modern Perspective on King Lear

Just a few brief thoughts. . . In watching the 1984 TV version of King Lear last week, it occurred to me that this story would take on quite a different interpretation in modern times. Perhaps it’s over-simplified, but as … Continue reading

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Top 5 Versions of A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol has been adapted as a film so many times, it seems almost impossible to count. Everyone has a few of them they like more than the others. Here are three of my favorites: Continue reading

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The British Invasion . . . of American Television

Watching as much television as I do, I’ve noticed what seems to be turning into an enormous trend: British actors (and some actresses) playing Americans in American TV shows. Continue reading

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