Tag Archives: London

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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Mr. Selfridge (PBS) Rated PG

Based on the real-life story of the American founder of London’s department store, Selfridge’s. Based on the book, Shopping, Seduction & Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead. Starring Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven, Tom Goodman-Hill. A brilliantly executed show, I was pleasantly … Continue reading

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London (2005) Rated R

A man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend during a party in New York City. Starring Chris Evans, Jessica Biel, Joy Bryant, Jason Statham, Kelli Garner, Isla Fisher, Louis C.K., Dane Cook, Paula Patton, Kat Dennings. This is one … Continue reading

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London Has Fallen (2016) Rated R

As all the world leaders meet in London for a funeral, a terrorist attack hits. Starring Alon Aboutboul, Waleed Zuaiter, Adel Bencherif, Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman. Not so much a sequel as a remake of its predecessor, Olympus … Continue reading

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Guilt (Freeform) Rated TV-14

An American in London finds her roommate has been murdered. Starring Emily Tremaine, Jorge Leon Martinez, Cristian Solimeno. I thought this show had potential.   I was expecting a fictional version of the Amanda Knox case, but this was not nearly … Continue reading

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An American Christmas Carol (1979) Rated NR

Based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, London is transformed to Concord, New Hampshire during the great depression. Starring Henry Winkler, David Wayne, Chris Wiggins Benedict Slade is the modern Mr. Scrooge without the cruelty that Scrooge is. Slade is more … Continue reading

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London Boulevard (2010) Rated R

An ex-con gets hired to protect an actress, as he falls in love, he confronts a notorious London gangster. Based on the book by Ken Bruen. Starring Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley, David Thewlis, Anna Friel I enjoyed the premise of … Continue reading

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New Fall Tv Shows 2013

 Low Winter Sun (AMC) Low Winter Sun, adapted from a British series, centers on a pair of corrupt Detroit cops with underworld ties. They murder one of their own in the pilot episode,  the reasons why and the aftershocks are revealed … Continue reading

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Spirit Trap (2005)

Rated R Four London students rent a mansion which has a terrible history that it won’t let go. Starring Billie Piper, Luke Mably, Sam Troughton This isn’t the best horror  film but I did enjoy the predictable story. The actors … Continue reading

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