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Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)

Country: United States Director: Boris Sagal Starring: Roger Moore, Patrick Macnee, John Huston, Charlotte Rampling, David Huddleston, Gig Young, Geoffrey Moore Music: Richard Rodney Bennett Based on characters by Arthur Conan Doyle Regular visitors to this site, may have read this review before (originally posted in Jan 2010), but as the film has finally been […]

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Matt Helm: Pilot (1975)

Release Year: (1975) Country: United States Director: Buzz Kulik Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Anne Turkel, John Vernon, Patrick Macnee Music: Jerry Fielding Based on characters created by Donald Hamilton I had heard a lot about this Matt Helm series – most of it was bad. The biggest complaint seemed to be that Matt Helm was no […]

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Sherlock Holmes In New York (1976)

Director: Boris Sagal Starring: Roger Moore, Patrick Macnee, John Huston, Charlotte Rampling, David Huddleston, Gig Young, Geoffrey Moore Music: Richard Rodney Bennett Based on characters by Arthur Conan Doyle Why Sherlock Holmes? Some readers may be wondering why I am writing about Sherlock Holmes? After all, he isn’t a spy. But I would assert that […]

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The Avengers: Epic (1967)

Country: United KingdomDirector: James HillStarring: Diana Rigg, Patrick Macnee, Peter Wyngarde, Isa Miranda, Kenneth J. Warren, David Lodge, Anthony DawesMusic: Laurie Johnson Epic is a bizarre little episode in The Avengers. Although there is a simple plot, the way it unfolds is not very linear and confusing. It’s meant to be that way. We are […]

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The Avengers: A Touch Of Brimstone (1966)

Country: United KingdomDirector: Sidney Hayers (although my print suggests it was James Hill)Starring: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Peter Wyngarde, Colin Jeavons, Michael Latimer, Jeremy Young, Bill Wallis, Carol Cleveland, Steve PlytasMusic: Laurie Johnson A Touch of Brimstone is an Avengers fan favourite, primarily due to the outlandish ‘Queen of Sin’ costume, that Emma Peel (Diana […]

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The Avengers: Lobster Quadrille (1964)

Directed by Kim MillsPatrick Macnee, Honor Blackman, Burt Kwouk, Jennie Linden, Leslie Sands, Gary Watson, Corin Redgrave, Norman ScaceMusic by Johnny Danworth Lobster Quadrille is one of the most popular episodes of The Avengers for a couple of reasons. The first is that is the episode where we bid a fond farewell to the character […]

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A View To A Kill (1985)

Directed by John Glen Roger Moore, Christopher Walken, Tanya Roberts, Patrick MacNee, Robert Brown, Lois Maxwell Music by John Barry Title song performed by Duran Duran A View To A Kill was the fourteenth official James Bond movie, and the seventh (and last) film to feature Roger Moore as agent 007. Quite frankly, Moore was […]

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