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Movie Marathon comes to its end

Finally, by God, finally! I finished watching all the movies that I borrowed from the library. I was going to give myself some visual rest before I checked out more films but today I borrowed about three. 97 more words


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) - Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first introduced Sherlock Holmes in two books: A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four, however, it was in his short stories that the character of Sherlock Holmes really became widely followed. 995 more words


Film review: The Comedy of Terrors (1963)

Director: Jacques Tourneur. Writer: Richard Matheson. Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson, Joe E. Brown, Beverly Hills (Beverly Powers).

Perpetually drunken and more than a tad psychopathic undertaker Waldo Trumbull (Price) forces his unhappy housebreaker assistant Felix Gillie (Lorre) to assist him in drumming up much needed business for his funeral parlour. 689 more words


Pirates of the Caribbean

- You are without doubt the worst pirate
I have ever heard of!

- But you have heard of me!

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Fingers at the Window (1942)

If one joined this movie just after the opening credits came to a close you would probably get the feeling that you were watching a Universal Studios thriller in the vein of the 1941 old dark house film The Black Cat. 488 more words

Daily Take

#GetTV - Medaska's Lost Treasures

Hello – this is Rob with this week’s GetTV Lost Treasure pick…

…Roy William Neill’s SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE WOMAN IN GREEN from 1945 scheduled to air on GetTV at 8am est Saturday July 19. 235 more words

Medaska's Mess

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside...

After the previous week and all it’s dramas Boofuls and I needed a few days by the seaside, beside the sea.

In a rare moment of forethought we’d already booked a caravan in Paignton so once all our guests had left we headed of down south for a few days of relaxation. 531 more words