Doctor Who: The Snowmen (2012) – 8/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorJenna-Louise Coleman: ClaraWriter and Executive Producer: Steven MoffatProducer: Marcus WilsonDirector: Saul MetzsteinRichard E. Grant: Dr SimeonCatrin Stewart: JennyNeve McIntosh: Madame VastraDan Starkey: StraxIan McKellen: Voice of the Great Intelligence Doctor Who The Snowmen (2012) Hiding in the clouds above Victorian London, The Doctor has withdrawn from the hero business after … Continue reading Doctor Who: The Snowmen (2012) – 8/10 science fiction adventure TV review

The Mentalist S05E02 Devil’s Cherry (2012) – 2/10 crime detective drama TV review

Cast / crewCreator and Executive Producer: Bruno HellerActor and Producer Patrick Jane: Simon BakerRobin Tunney: Teresa LisbonTim Kang: Kendall ChoOwain Yeoman: Wayne RigsbyAmanda Righetti: Grace Van PeltDove Cameron: Charlotte JaneLee Garlington: Yani Gellman: JulienWriter and Executive Producer: Daniel CeroneProducer: Matthew CarlisleDirector: Randy Zisk The Mentalist S05E02 Devil’s Cherry (2012) Six months after losing Lorelei to … Continue reading The Mentalist S05E02 Devil’s Cherry (2012) – 2/10 crime detective drama TV review

The Mentalist S05E01 The Red Glass Bead (2012) – 4/10 crime detective drama TV review

Cast / crewActor and Producer Patrick Jane: Simon BakerRobin Tunney: Teresa LisbonTim Kang: Kendall ChoOwain Yeoman: Wayne RigsbyAmanda Righetti: Grace Van PeltPolly Walker: Alexa SchultzAmanda Detmer: Michael Gaston: Gale BertramJim O’Heir: Drew Powell: Ivan Sergei: Emmanuelle Chriqui: Producer: Matthew CarlisleWriter and Executive Producer: Bruno HellerDirector: Randy Zisk The Mentalist S05E01 The Red Glass Bead (2012) … Continue reading The Mentalist S05E01 The Red Glass Bead (2012) – 4/10 crime detective drama TV review

Doctor Who S34E05 The Angels Take Manhattan (2012) – 8/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondArthur Darvill: Rory WilliamsWriter: Steven MoffatProducer: Marcus WilsonDirector: Nick HurranAlex Kingston: River SongMichael McShane: GrayleExecutive Producer: Steven Moffat Doctor Who S34E05 The Angels Take Manhattan (2012) A day trip to New York turns out badly when the book the Doctor is reading – starring Melody Malone – … Continue reading Doctor Who S34E05 The Angels Take Manhattan (2012) – 8/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Doctor Who S34E04 The Power of Three (2012) – 6/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondArthur Darvill: Rory WilliamsWriter: Chris ChibnallProducer: Marcus WilsonDirector: Douglas MacKinnon Doctor Who S34E04 The Power of Three (2012) The Ponds are beginning to value their daily non-Doctor life more-and-more and wondering whether there will come a time when they won’t want to join him on his adventures. … Continue reading Doctor Who S34E04 The Power of Three (2012) – 6/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Doctor Who S34E03 A Town Called Mercy (2012) – 7/10 science fiction wild west adventure TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondArthur Darvill: Rory WilliamsWriter: Toby WhithouseProducer: Marcus WilsonDirector: Saul MetzsteinAndrew Brooke: The GunslingerAdrian Scarborough: Kahler-Jex Doctor Who S34E03 A Town Called Mercy (2012) The Doctor, Amy and Rory arrive in the America old west town of Mercy and find it, and now themselves, under siege by a … Continue reading Doctor Who S34E03 A Town Called Mercy (2012) – 7/10 science fiction wild west adventure TV review

Doctor Who S34E02 Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012) – 6/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondArthur Darvill: Rory WilliamsWriter: Chris ChibnallProducer: Marcus WilsonDirector: Saul MetzsteinRupert Graves: RiddellMark Williams: Brian WilliamsDavid Bradley: SolomonRiann Steele: Queen NefertitiSunetra Sarker: Indira Doctor Who S34E02 Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012) The Doctor along with Queen Nefertiti of Egypt and big-game hunter John Riddell is tasked with boarding … Continue reading Doctor Who S34E02 Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012) – 6/10 science fiction adventure TV review

Columbo s03e04 Double Exposure (1973) – 7/10 crime detective murder mystery TV review

Buy Double Exposure at Amazon Cast / crewLieutenant Columbo: Peter FalkRobert Culp: Dr. Bart KeppleRobert Middleton: Chuck McCann: Louise Latham: Mrs. NorrisDirector: Richard QuineWriter: Stephen J. CannellSeries Creator: Richard LevinsonSeries Creator: William Link Columbo s03e04 Double Exposure (1973) When Dr. Bart Kepple, an expert on human psychology, murders Vic Norris, a man who is about … Continue reading Columbo s03e04 Double Exposure (1973) – 7/10 crime detective murder mystery TV review

Columbo s01e07 Blueprint for Murder (1972) – 6/10 crime detective TV review

Buy Blueprint for Murder at Amazon Cast / crewLieutenant Columbo: Peter FalkPatrick O’Neal: Elliiot MarkhamJanis Paige: Goldie WilliamsonPamela Austin: Jennifer WilliamsonJohn Fiedler: Doctor MossForrest Tucker: Bo WilliamsonActor and Director: Peter FalkScreenplay Writer: Steven BochcoStory Writer: William KelleyProducer and Series Creator: Richard LevinsonProducer and Series Creator: William Link Columbo s01e07 Blueprint for Murder (1972) Columbo investigates … Continue reading Columbo s01e07 Blueprint for Murder (1972) – 6/10 crime detective TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e08 Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (1993) – 7/10 period crime detective mystery drama TV review

Buy Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan at Amazon Cast / crewWriter (Original Short Story): Agatha ChristieHercule Poirot: David SuchetCaptain Hastings: Hugh FraserChief Inspector Japp: Philip JacksonMiss Lemon: Pauline MoranWriter (Dramatisation): Anthony HorowitzKarl Johnson: SaundersElizabeth Rider: GraceSimon Shepherd: Andrew HallHermione Norris: CelestineProducer: Brian EastmanDirector: Ken Grieve Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e08 Jewel Robbery at the Grand … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e08 Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (1993) – 7/10 period crime detective mystery drama TV review

Columbo s03e08 A Friend In Deed (1974) – 7/10 crime detective murder drama TV review

Buy A Friend In Deed at Amazon Cast / crewLieutenant Columbo: Peter FalkRichard Kiley: Deputy Commissioner Mark HalperinRosemary Murphy: Margaret HalperinMichael McGuire: Hugh CaldwellVal Avery: Artie JessupDirector: Ben GazzaraWriter: Peter S. FischerSeries’ Creator: Richard LevinsonSeries’ Creator: William LinkProducer: Edward K. DoddsExecutive Producer: Roland KibbeeExecutive Producer: Dean Hargrove Columbo s03e08 A Friend In Deed (1974) When … Continue reading Columbo s03e08 A Friend In Deed (1974) – 7/10 crime detective murder drama TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Sad Cypress (2003) – 7/10 period murder mystery detective drama TV review

Buy Sad Cypress at Amazon Cast / crewHercule Poirot: David SuchetWriter (Original Novel): Agatha ChristieScreenplay Writer: David PirieElizabeth Dermot Walsh: Elinor CarlisleRupert Penry-Jones: Roddy WinterKelly Reilly: Mary GerardPaul McGann: Dr. Peter LordPhyllis Logan: Nurse HopkinsProducer: Margaret MitchellDirector: David MooreActor and Associate Producer: David Suchet Agatha Christie’s Poirot Sad Cypress (2003) A poison pen letter is … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Sad Cypress (2003) – 7/10 period murder mystery detective drama TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e06 The Chocolate Box (1993) – 7/10 period detective murder mystery TV review

Buy The Chocolate Box at Amazon Cast / crewWriter (Original Short Story): Agatha ChristieHercule Poirot: David SuchetChief Inspector Japp: Philip JacksonWriter (Dramatisation): Douglas WatkinsonRosalie Crutchley: Madame DeroulardAnna Chancellor: Virginie MesnardDirector: Ken Grieve Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e06 The Chocolate Box (1993) Poirot returns to Belgium for the first time in years to accompany Japp who is … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e06 The Chocolate Box (1993) – 7/10 period detective murder mystery TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot s02e04 The Lost Mine (1990) – 6/10 period crime detective drama TV review

Buy The Lost Mine at Amazon Cast / crew Writer: Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot: David Suchet Captain Hastings: Hugh Fraser Chief Inspector Japp: Philip Jackson Miss Lemon: Pauline Moran Writer (Dramatisation): Michael Baker Writer (Dramatisation): David Renwick Anthony Bate: Lord Pearson Colin Stinton: Charles Lester Producer: Brian Eastman Director: Edward Bennett Agatha Christie’s Poirot s02e04 … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot s02e04 The Lost Mine (1990) – 6/10 period crime detective drama TV review

Columbo s01e04 Suitable for Framing (1971) – 6/10 crime detective drama TV review

Cast / crew Lieutenant Columbo: Peter Falk Ross Martin: Dale Kingston Don Ameche: Frank, the lawyer Kim Hunter: Edna Director: Hy Averback Writer: Jackson Gillis Producer and Series Creator: Richard Levinson Producer and Series Creator: William Link Columbo s01e04 Suitable for Framing (1971) When art critic Dale Kingston murders his uncle in order to get … Continue reading Columbo s01e04 Suitable for Framing (1971) – 6/10 crime detective drama TV review

Columbo s01e01 Murder by the Book (1971) – 6/10 crime detective TV review

Cast / crewLieutenant Columbo: Peter FalkJack Cassidy: Ken FranklinRosemary Forsyth: Jill FerrisMartin Milner: James “Jim” FerrisDirector: Steven SpielbergStory Editor and Writer: Steven BochcoProducer and Series Creator: Richard LevinsonProducer and Series Creator: William Link Columbo s01e01 Murder by the Book (1971) When a successful book-writing partnership decides to part company, the ‘silent’ partner murders the other … Continue reading Columbo s01e01 Murder by the Book (1971) – 6/10 crime detective TV review

Columbo s01e02 Death Lends a Hand (1971) – 7/10 crime detective TV review

Cast / crewLieutenant Columbo: Peter FalkRobert Culp: BrimmerPatricia Crowley: Lenore KennicutRay Milland: Arthur KennicutDirector: Bernard L. KowalskiProducer and Writer: Richard LevinsonProducer and Writer: William Link Columbo s01e02 Death Lends a Hand (1971) Columbo investigates the death of Lenore Kennicut – a young woman accidentally killed by a private detective, Brimmer – but then her husband … Continue reading Columbo s01e02 Death Lends a Hand (1971) – 7/10 crime detective TV review

Porridge: No Way Out (1975) – 9/10 classic prison comedy TV review

Cast / crewNorman Stanley “Fletch” Fletcher: Ronnie BarkerWriter: Dick ClementWriter: Ian La FrenaisMr. Barrowclough: Brian WildeMr. MacKay: Fulton MackayLeonard Arthur “Lennie” Godber: Richard BeckinsaleHarry Grout: Peter VaughanGraham Crowden: Prison DoctorDirector and Producer: Sydney Lotterby Porridge No Way Out (1975) Fletch pretends that an old knee injury has flared up in the hopes that he’ll get … Continue reading Porridge: No Way Out (1975) – 9/10 classic prison comedy TV review

Columbo S07E03 Make Me A Perfect Murder (1978) – 6/10 crime detective TV review

Cast / crewPeter Falk: ColumboTrish Van Devere: Katherine “Kay” FreestoneLaurence Luckinbill: Mark MacAndrewsJames McEachin: Walter MearheadRon Rifkin: Luther, the TV DirectorLainie Kazan: Valerie KirkBruce Kirby: TV RepairmanKenneth Gilman: JonathanPatrick O’Neal: Frank FlanaganDirector: James FrawleyWriter: Robert BleesWriter (Series’ Creator): Richard LevinsonWriter (Series’ Creator): William Link Columbo S07E03 Make Me A Perfect Murder (1978) When Katherine Freestone … Continue reading Columbo S07E03 Make Me A Perfect Murder (1978) – 6/10 crime detective TV review

Columbo S09E04 Rest In Peace, Mrs. Columbo (1990) – 8/10 crime detective TV review

Cast / crewPeter Falk: ColumboHelen Shaver: Vivian DimitriIan McShane: Leland St. JohnEdward Winter: Charlton ChambersTom Isbell: Sgt. BradyTeresa Ganzel: Dede PerkinsMichael Alldredge: ConnollyHugh Gillin: Priest at FuneralRosanna Huffman: Mrs. ThornwoodRoscoe Lee Browne: Dr. SteadmanCreator: Richard LevinsonCreator: William LinkWriter: Peter S. FischerDirector: Vincent McEveetySupervising Executive Producer: William LinkCo-Executive Producer: Peter FalkExecutive Producer: Peter S. Fischer Columbo … Continue reading Columbo S09E04 Rest In Peace, Mrs. Columbo (1990) – 8/10 crime detective TV review

Columbo: A Bird in the Hand… (1992) – 4/10 Columbo crime detective TV review

Cast / crewPeter Falk: ColumboTyne Daly: DoloresGreg Evigan: Harold McCainFrank McRae: Lt. RobertsonDon S. Davis: BertieLeon Singer: FernandoMichael Gregory: Mr. HackerSteve Forrest: Big FredProducer: Christopher SeiterWriter (Series’ Creator): Richard LevinsonWriter (Series’ Creator): William LinkWriter: Jackson GillisDirector: Vincent McEveetyExecutive Producer: Peter Falk Columbo A Bird In The Hand… (1992) When Big Fred – the wealthy owner … Continue reading Columbo: A Bird in the Hand… (1992) – 4/10 Columbo crime detective TV review

Columbo S04E06 A Deadly State of Mind (1975) – 6/10 Columbo crime detective TV review

Cast / crewPeter Falk: ColumboGeorge Hamilton: Dr. Marcus CollierLesley Ann Warren: Nadia DonnerStephen Elliott: Carl DonnerBruce Kirby: Sergeant KramerDirector: Harvey HartWriter: Peter S. FischerWriter (Series’ Creator): Richard LevinsonWriter (Series’ Creator): William LinkProducer: Everett Chambers Columbo S04E06 A Deadly State of Mind (1975) When a wealthy husband is unpremeditatingly killed by Marcus Collier, the wife’s lover … Continue reading Columbo S04E06 A Deadly State of Mind (1975) – 6/10 Columbo crime detective TV review

Columbo S04E04 Troubled Waters (1975) – 7/10 Columbo crime detective TV review

Cast / crewPeter Falk: Lieutenant ColumboRobert Vaughn: Haydn DansigerJane Greer: Sylvia DansigerDean Stockwell: Lloyd HarringtonBernard Fox: Preston WatkinsRobert Douglas: Dr. PiercePatrick MacNee: Captain GibbonPoupée Bocar: Rosanna WellesDirector: Ben GazzaraWriter (Screenplay): Bill DriskillWriter (Story): Jackson GillisWriter (Story): Bill DriskillWriter (Series’ Creator): Richard LevinsonWriter (Series’ Creator): William LinkProducer: Everett Chambers Columbo S04E04 Troubled Waters (1975) Mrs. Columbo … Continue reading Columbo S04E04 Troubled Waters (1975) – 7/10 Columbo crime detective TV review

Doctor Who S34E01 Asylum of the Daleks (2012) – 6/10 science fiction adventure television review

Cast / crewMatt Smith: The DoctorKaren Gillan: Amy PondArthur Darvill: Rory WilliamsWriter: Steven MoffatProducer: Marcus WilsonDirector: Nick HurranJenna-Louise Coleman: OswinWriter (Characters’ Creator) Daleks: Terry Nation Doctor Who S34E01 Asylum of the Daleks (2012) The Daleks capture The Doctor, Amy and Rory and take them into orbit around a planet they use for keeping all the … Continue reading Doctor Who S34E01 Asylum of the Daleks (2012) – 6/10 science fiction adventure television review

Columbo S01E05 Lady in Waiting (1971) – 7/10 detective drama TV review

Cast / crewPeter Falk: ColumboSusan Clark: Beth ChadwickJessie Royce Landis: Mother ChadwickRichard Anderson: Bryce ChadwickLeslie Nielsen: Peter HamiltonDirector: Norman LloydWriter (Screenplay): Steven BochcoWriter (Story): Barney SlaterWriter (Series’ Creator): Richard LevinsonWriter (Series’ Creator): William LinkProducer: Everett Chambers Columbo S01E05 Lady In Waiting (1971) When a woman murders her restrictive brother, she claims it was self-defense and … Continue reading Columbo S01E05 Lady in Waiting (1971) – 7/10 detective drama TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot S01E08 The Incredible Theft (1989) – 7/10 period crime drama TV review

Cast / crewWriter: Agatha ChristieDavid Suchet: Hercule PoirotHugh Fraser: HastingsPhilip Jackson: Chief Inspector JappPauline Moran: Miss LemonWriter (Dramatisation): David ReidWriter (Dramatisation): Clive ExtonJohn Stride: Tommy MayfieldCarmen Du Sautoy: Mrs VanderlynProducer: Brian EastmanDirector: Edward BennettExecutive Producer: Nick ElliottExecutive Producer: Linda Agran Poirot, Agatha Christie’s S01E08 Incredible Theft, The (1989) Poirot is invited to make sure that … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot S01E08 The Incredible Theft (1989) – 7/10 period crime drama TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e05 The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman (1993) – 8/10 period crime detective murder mystery TV review

Buy The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman at Amazon Cast / crewWriter: Agatha ChristieDavid Suchet: Hercule PoirotHugh Fraser: Captain HastingsPauline Moran: Miss Felicity LemonWriter (Dramatisation): Clive ExtonLeonard Preston: Mr Edwin GravesAnna Mazzotti: Margherita FabbriDavid Neal: Bruno VizziniVincenzo Ricotta: Mario AscianoProducer: Brian EastmanDirector: Brian Farnham Agatha Christie’s Poirot S05E05 The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman (1993) … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot s05e05 The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman (1993) – 8/10 period crime detective murder mystery TV review

Agatha Christie’s Poirot S05E04 The Case of the Missing Will (1993) – 7/10 period murder mystery drama TV review

Cast / crewWriter: Agatha ChristieDavid Suchet: Hercule PoirotHugh Fraser: Captain HastingsPhilip Jackson: Chief Inspector JappPauline Moran: Miss Felicity LemonWriter (Dramatisation): Douglas WatkinsonBeth Goddard: Violet WilsonProducer: Brian EastmanDirector: John BruceExecutive Producer: Nick Elliott Poirot, Agatha Christie’s S05E04 Case of the Missing Will, The (1993) The day before he is due to make a new will leaving … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot S05E04 The Case of the Missing Will (1993) – 7/10 period murder mystery drama TV review

TV

This is a summation of every television review on the site arranged by year. Reviews are arranged in alphabetical series title order. Thumbnail review links are provided for all nine and ten star reviews. To find a specific movie you’re looking for it is easiest to use the find functionality of Firefox or Opera. 2013 … Continue reading TV

Agatha Christie’s Poirot s04e03,04 Death in the Clouds (1992) – 6/10 period crime detective murder mystery TV review

Buy Death in the Clouds at Amazon Cast / crewWriter: Agatha ChristieHercule Poirot: David SuchetChief Inspector Japp: Philip JacksonWriter (Dramatisation): William HumbleSarah Woodward: Jane GreyShaun Scott: Norman GaleCathryn Harrison: Lady HorburyDirector: Stephen Whittaker Agatha Christie’s Poirot s04e0304 Death in the Clouds (1992) Poirot’s professional pride is somewhat deflated when a murder is committed just a … Continue reading Agatha Christie’s Poirot s04e03,04 Death in the Clouds (1992) – 6/10 period crime detective murder mystery TV review