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Shallow Grave

But Jillian, you’re a doctor, you kill people every day. After six years of directing television, Danny Boyle directed his first feature, Shallow Grave (1994), a thriller of three flatmates who find themselves with a suitcase full of cash and a … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

All good stories have embellishments. The more I think about it, the angrier I get.  A part of that must certainly be that it’s after 4:00 in the morning.  The rest of it is the reason I’m up at 4:00am and … Continue reading

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British Drama: A Guide (Part II: The Mystery Tier 3)

Tier 3:  Hey, I Saw That On PBS, Hmm Cadfael (1994-96) A former crusader turns to God and becomes a monk and a healer.  Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) is a sharp man still and, like Liam Neeson, has a very particular set of … Continue reading

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British Drama: A Guide (Part II: The Mystery Tier 1)

Tier One – Buy Low, Sell NEVER! Inspector Morse (1987-2000) Morse, everyone just calls me Morse. DCI Morse (John Thaw) is the prickly, classical-music loving, educated, snobby, crossword-solving detective who investigates the incredibly over-abundant murders of Oxford.  Helping him in this … Continue reading

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