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Archive for June, 2013

Review – Marple: “A Caribbean Mystery”

Posted by therebelprince on June 26, 2013

The Agatha Christie Reader

Julia McKenzie is back for three new films as spinster detective Jane Marple. First cab off the rank: A Caribbean Mystery.

“Ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant.”

 — Jason Rafiel

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Review: Poirot: “Elephants Can Remember”

Posted by therebelprince on June 13, 2013

Over at my other blog, The Agatha Christie Reader, things are heating up again after a lonely year without Christie adaptations on our screens…

The Agatha Christie Reader

Welcome back, dear readers.  David Suchet has returned for the final series of Poirot films, which will be released infrequently over the next several months. Let’s take a look at the first of the five, Elephants Can Remember.

“And love it may usually turn to hate. And it is easier to hate where you have once loved than to remain indifferent.”

— Hercule Poirot

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Arrested Development: 4.15 “Blockheads”

Posted by therebelprince on June 9, 2013

Cindy the OstrichWelcome back as we finish up our examination of Arrested Development‘s fourth season, and find out just who’s out of the movie…

“You’re out of the movie!” — Michael Bluth

Please note this review contains spoilers for the entire fourth season of the show.

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Arrested Development: 4.14 “Off the Hook”

Posted by therebelprince on June 9, 2013

Buster BluthWe hustle toward the climax of Arrested Development‘s fourth season, finally checking in on the least prominent character of the fourth season: Byron “Buster” Bluth. It’s a hot mess.

“What happens when you stick your head in the sand?”

Don’t be surprised if someone uses you as a footstool.”

— Balding, Bespectacled Ostrich and Curvy, Older Brunette on addictive juice box.

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Arrested Development: 4.13 “It Gets Better”

Posted by therebelprince on June 8, 2013

It Gets Better 1Coming up: a look at Arrested Development‘s boy wonder, and the show’s only possible hope for humanity. But does the season’s structure bear itself out?

“Is George Michael here?” — Rebel Alley

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Arrested Development: 4.12 “Señoritis”

Posted by therebelprince on June 8, 2013

MaebyToday, Arrested Development knocks one out of the park, with the best look yet at Maeby Fünke. Not to mention answering that lingering question of what Mort Meyers has been up to in the last five years…

“Gotta tell you, I think movies are dead. Maybe it’s a TV show.” — Maeby Fünke

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Arrested Development: 4.11 “A New Attitude”

Posted by therebelprince on June 7, 2013

GOB BluthToday, we’re catching up with the eldest Bluth brother for the season’s most erotic episode, A New Attitude, which delivers my favourite laugh of the season in revealing a well-kept family secret. I’ll also ponder exactly who locked GOB in that tomb…

“You know if tomorrow you won’t open up and let someone else in, then the treasures you have inside may never come out.” — Storage Dave / Bobblehead Ostrich

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Arrested Development: 4.10 “Queen B.”

Posted by therebelprince on June 7, 2013

Lucille BluthToday, we follow my favourite Arrested Development character as the fourth season builds towards its climax.

“I’m so tired of being the villain.” — Lucille Bluth

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Arrested Development: 4.09 “Smashed”

Posted by therebelprince on June 6, 2013

Lucille AusteroWe continue to hammer through Arrested Development‘s fourth season, with a musical and a rehab clinic and some serious development in what happened on the night of Cinco de Cuatro…

“Patients doing pills on a literal pile of garbage? That’s not what we’re about at Austerity.” — Lucille 2

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Arrested Development: 4.08 “Red Hairing”

Posted by therebelprince on June 6, 2013

Ron HowardWelcome back to my Arrested Development season four reviews, as I tackle the climax of Lindsay Bluth’s storyline, and we say a brief “Hel-loh!” to an old favourite. Also, some serious progress in the season’s overarching mystery, and my crackpot theory on Lindsay’s true parentage.

“I’m for Lucille 2 4 Congress” — Banner

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