Tag Archives: romance

Stardust (2007)

Stardust (2007) There is something to be said for deciding to create a ‘2.0’ version of a story when adapting a novel to film. While all films technically do this, the creators of Stardust openly opted to create new characters, … Continue reading

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Season 11 Finale!

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 18 (Free Falling)   Well, isn’t that all tied up nicely! Done, the season’s all stacked up with a ribbon around it. (Okay, spoiler warning.) Unlike last year, there are few cliffhangers left as the … Continue reading

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Coco (2017)

Coco (2017) I finally got to see Coco this week! (I have only wanted to see it since I saw the first teaser trailer…) The film well exceeded my expectations for it – and they were high expectations, being that … Continue reading

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Getting Rather Serious…(sort of)

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 12 & 13 (Mary Wept)(Crabtree a la Carte)  After a couple of lighter episodes, Mary Wept is dark and philosophical. Religion is murky territory, particularly in a show focused on science and technology. It is … Continue reading

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January Fun

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 10 & 11 (F.L.A.S.H.)(Biffers & Blockers) In a month traditionally associated with darkness and post-Christmas sadness, the first two Murdoch Mysteries episodes of 2018 provided much-appreciated comedic relief. Some might have found them a bit … Continue reading

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Fixed No Fixed Address

This is my annual Christmas story. For an earlier short in this universe, see No Fixed Address. Fixed No Fixed Address copyright 2018 Entre le bœuf et l’âne gris Dort, dort, dort le petit fils Mille anges divins, mille séraphins … Continue reading

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Solving Puzzles

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episodes 8 & 9 (Brackenreid Boudoir)(The Talking Dead) While December gets to be a busy time, it was refreshing to watch non-Christmas programming earlier in the month as Murdoch Mysteries aired two amusing-but-puzzling episodes. One of … Continue reading

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