DVD review: “The Ruth Rendell Mysteries – A Collection” (1987-2000)

“The Ruth Rendell Mysteries – A Collection” (1987-2000) Television/Drama Seventeen Adaptations Created by: Ruth Rendell Featuring: George Baker, Louie Ramsay, Christopher Ravenscroft, Ken Kitson, Diane Keen and John Burgess Ruth Rendell: “I don’t get sick of him [Chief Inspector Wexford] because he’s me. He’s very much me. He doesn’t look like me, of course, but the way he thinks and his principles and his …

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DVD review: “The Darling Buds of May” (1991-1993)

“The Darling Buds of May” (1991-1993) Drama Twenty Episodes Created by: H.E. Bates Featuring: David Jason, Pam Ferris, Philip Franks and Catherine Zeta-Jones Sidney Charles 'Pop' Larkin: “This calls for a cocktail!” Once again recently released on DVD is the now constant favorite David Jason starring “The Darling Buds of May” (1991-1993), a relatively short lived television show that is now …

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DVD review: “Foyle’s War” (2002-2015)

“Foyle's War” (2002-2015) Television Twenty-eight Episodes Created by: Anthony Horowitz Featuring: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks and Anthony Howell Samantha Stewart: [to Foyle and Milner] "What you both need is a jolly good murder!" Recently re-released on DVD is the television series “Foyle's War” (2002-2015), it was essentially a murder mystery series taking place mostly in England during World War II. …

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DVD review: “Charmed – Season One” (2018 – present)

“Charmed - Season One” (2018 - present) Television Drama 22 Episodes Developed by: Jennie Snyder Urman, Jessica O'Toole and Amy Rardin Featuring: Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery, Ser'Darius Blain, Ellen Tamaki, Rupert Evans and Nick Hargrove Macy Vaughn: “What do you think mom would say if she saw us standing together right now?” Mel Vera, Maggie Vera: “Your differences are your strengths, and nothing's as strong as …

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DVD review: “Fireflies” (2004)

“Fireflies” (2004) Television Drama 22 Episodes Created by: John O'Brien Featuring: Kain O'Keeffe, Libby Tanner, Jeremy Sims, Natasha Novak, Nadia Townsend and Christopher Morris Paul Kelly: “A jug of wine, a loaf of bread and theeLying on a blanket underneath that big old spreading tree” Released on DVD this month is the short lived small town drama “Fireflies” (2004) that was …

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DVD review: “The Alienist” (2018)

DVD review: "The Alienist" (2018) Drama/Mystery/Television 10 Episodes Produced by: E. Max Frye, Steve Golin, Rosalie Swedlin, Chris Symes, Jakob Verbruggen, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Eric Roth Featuring: Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Brian Geraghty, Robert Ray Wisdom, Douglas Smith, Matthew Shear, Q'orianka Kilcher, Matt Lintz, Dakota Fanning Kreizler[to Sara]: I've made my life's work the study of the human mind. …

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