Tag Archives: Nigel Davenport

“Dracula” (1974)

The television movie “Dracula” begins with a shot of a mist filled lake, in the evening. In conjunction, a large number of Alsatians are barking, as they race toward a mountaintop castle. Thereafter, as discordant music plays, the hulking presence … Continue reading

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“A Christmas Carol” (1984)

There have been numerous versions of “A Christmas Carol” that have been performed on stage and screen, but the 1984 television movie, at least from all the productions I’ve seen, remains my favorite. Ebenezer Scrooge, brilliantly embodied by Oscar winner … Continue reading

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“Oscar winners Caine and Kingsley shine as Holmes & Watson in Without a Clue.” (1988)

Sherlock Holmes, portrayed by two time Oscar and BAFTA winner Michael Caine (Educating Rita), has just closed another case. He, along with help from his esteemed colleague Dr. Watson, played by Oscar winner Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), have just stopped two … Continue reading

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