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Frankenstein

Do you share my madness? How odd it is that Hollywood, so often derided for near-dependence on adaptations and sequels, has avoided re-making certain classic, period adaptations.  Or perhaps I should marvel that they do not re-remake those films, like … Continue reading

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Wallander Series 3

I’m basically quite a cheerful person. One of the best detectives series around has been that of Wallander (2008-) based on the books by Henning Mankell.  With its combination of clear Swedish beauty and deep Swedish depression, it supplies one of the best … 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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Thor

Shop guy: We don’t have horses. Just dogs, cats, birds.  Thor: Then give me one of those large enough to ride.  There will always be a part of me that has the tastes of a 12 year old boy–Don’t be … Continue reading

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