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Murdoch Mysteries (season 10)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Now, since this will be a thoroughly modern home, I have an idea of how we could recruit energy from the planet itself…” Murdoch Mysteries season 10, aired in 2016-17 Julia hasn’t been herself lately — she keeps seeing Eva Pearce, the woman Julia killed in self-defense. William has found a spot for them […]

Notting Hill

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “And don’t forget I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Notting Hill, released in 1999 William runs a travel book shop which isn’t doing so well. One day Anna Scott drops by — she’s one of the most famous actresses in the world. When he […]

Collateral Beauty

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{5/5} “Maybe I should play all the parts.” Collateral Beauty, released in 2016 Howard’s six-year-old daughter died, and now he’s uninterested in life. He plays with dominoes at his marketing company, and he rides his bike against traffic. He writes letters to Love, Time, and Death — after previously having talked about those concepts at […]

Sherlock (season 4)

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{5/5} “I delete any text that begins, ‘Hi.’” — Sherlock Sherlock season 4, aired in 2017 Moriarty seems to be back but Sherlock is confident it’s just a game Moriarty set up in case of his death. Meanwhile, John and Mary have a baby girl. Mary discovers that one of her old spy colleagues is […]

The Light Between Oceans

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{5/5} “For many years, everything I touched would fade away. And you are so full of life. That scares me.” The Light Between Oceans, released in 2016 Tom, having fought in World War I, decides to becomes a lighthouse keeper — at least temporarily, filling in for someone who had a nervous breakdown. When he […]

Hidden

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{5/5} “Three hundred and one. Now we shouldn’t have been around for any one of those days but just when we needed it we found this shelter. And it’s given us food, a home, a life. For all we know we could be the only ones left. The only ones still alive. So every one […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

These are shows I’ve seen lately but haven’t watched every single episode of. The previous iteration of this post is here. {4.5/5} Celebrity Name Game (season 2) This is a game show — you won’t learn anything important but it’s fast paced fun. Craig Ferguson is the host — he’s a big part of why […]

Mission: Impossible III

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{5/5} “I’m assuming it’s like a code name for something he’s about to sell to an unspecified buyer, for $850 million by the way. Or maybe it’s not a code word, maybe it’s just a really, really expensive bunny appendage.” Mission: Impossible III, released in 2006 Ethan Hunt is engaged to Julia, and he doesn’t […]

Captain Fantastic

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{5/5} “The absurdity of being eulogized by someone she didn’t know has exactly the kind of comedic flourish that Leslie would have cherished.” Captain Fantastic, released in 2016 Ben and his six kids live in the wilderness. He’s home schooling them, giving them assignments that are intellectually and physically challenging. When Ben’s wife, who’s bipolar, […]

Inside Man

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{5/5} “I have a small problem which requires someone with very special skills and complete discretion.” Inside Man, released in 2006 During a bank robbery in New York all the hostages are forced to wear the same jumpsuits as the robbers, so the police have a difficult time telling them apart. It turns out that […]