Category Archives: Film and TV

Non-Stop – Puzzle Doctor At The Movies

Non-Stop or “Liam On A Plane”. Liam Neeson is Bill Marks, an Air Marshall on a non-stop (hey, that’s the title!) flight across the Atlantic. After a brief hint at the fact that Marks has some personal issues (who’d have … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Elementary Season One

Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective, worked in London assisting Scotland Yard, until a devastating loss causes him to give in to his addictions. After leaving a rehabilitation centre in New York, he is assigned a sober companion, Joan Watson, to keep … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Jonathan Creek Series 5

And lo, there was much rejoicing, on this blog at least, as it was announced that there would be a new series of Jonathan Creek. One of the criticisms of the recent specials – The Grinning Man, The Judas Tree … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Three

Last Tuesday, Death In Paradise came to the end of its third series and it was presumably a bit of a gamble for the creators. After the second series, star Ben Miller – DI Richard Poole, the very British detective … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Jonathan Creek Series Four – Angel Hair

And so we move on to Season Four of Jonathan Creek. Maddy has now disappeared to the USA with a new love and Jonathan, while still working for Adam Klaus, is roped into helping Carla, ex-theatrical agent, now presenter of … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Jonathan Creek Series Three – The Eyes of Tiresias

And so to Series Three of Jonathan Creek – a series that is so bad, according to one commentor on the reviews for Series One and Series Two that I should just stop after the Series Two Christmas Special, Black … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Jonathan Creek Series Two – The Scented Room

On to series two of Jonathan Creek, in preparation for the return of the series next Friday. You can see my thoughts on Series One, and The Reconstituted Corpse in particular, here. On to series two, consisting of six episodes, … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Jonathan Creek Series One – The Reconstituted Corpse

So, as I pointed out in my last post, Jonathan Creek returns to our screens (well, UK ones at least) for a series of three one-hour adventures from next Friday. For those who haven’t encountered the show before, it revolves … Continue reading

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Some Good News…

It’s back – next Friday on BBC1 Saw the trailer after last night’s Death In Paradise and the music sent a welcome shiver down my spine. Three new episodes – fingers crossed!

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Three, Episodes 1 & 2

A couple of years ago, a new BBC series appeared seemingly out of nowhere. Ben Miller starred as DI Richard Poole, sent to solve the murder of his predecessor on the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean. Assisted by DS Camille Borday … Continue reading

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