Sunday 5 July 2020


Celebrity Mastermind
2019/2020 Episode 5 (of 10)

6x20 Fit to Be Tied
6x21 Whatever Remains, However Improbable [season finale]

Jonathan Creek
2x06 Mother Redcap [season finale; 2nd or so watch]
Regarding my ongoing dilemma about how many times I've seen these episodes, the more of the series I watch, the more I suspect I had the first series on VHS and watched it more than once, but only saw the second series onwards when it aired. (Not that this matters to anyone besides me and my weird completism for counting rewatches!)
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
[#158 in 100 Films in a Year 2020]

this week on 100 Films

Just 1 new review on 100 Films in a Year this week, but it was a big one...

Hamilton (2020)
it doesn’t feel like a mere stopgap until they film it ‘properly’, nor a “that’ll do” stand-in for a real theatrical performance, but instead like a legitimate experience in its own right. Hamilton is a masterpiece, and getting to see it performed by the original cast in its original staging via a film so carefully and lovingly crafted is an absolute thrill.
Read more here.

It was also the start of a new month, so there was my usual review of the old one...

More next Sunday.