Author Archives: RFodchuk

Analysis of a Scene XLII: Remembering Clive Swift in “The Pickwick Papers”

Admin and I were saddened to learn of the recent passing of Clive Swift at age 82.  He made such an indelible impression on us in his co-starring roles with Patrick Malahide, both as the hapless-in-love Tracy Tupman in “The … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as George Cornelius in “Luther” S05E02

And after a slight interval, we’re back with episode 2 of Mr. Malahide as George Cornelius in “Luther”!  You can read Admin’s recap of episode 1 here.  To briefly summarize, DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) already has a number of … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 53 – Winter Solstice Edition

Just in time (mostly) for the Winter Solstice.  Credit to Fearless Admin for the idea.  🙂  

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Eleventh Edition

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at our Favouritest Grabs, so Admin and I thought it was about time – plus it gives us an excuse to look through grabs.   As always, these are scenes from Mr. … Continue reading

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Probable Vampires and Vampire Slayers (Played by Patrick Malahide)

We’re rather fond of Halloween here at the Appreciation, and the approaching holiday gives us the perfect opportunity to discuss some of our favourite characters in a more Halloween-y light – that is to say, dark and mysterious, with thunderstorms … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 52 – Random Goofiness Edition

Seems appropriate for this time of year.  

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Confident Blokes (Played by Patrick Malahide)

While Mr. Malahide has played a number of interestingly flawed characters, Admin and I have also noticed that he frequently plays very confident ones – perhaps too confident for their own good in some cases.  And his Confident Blokes can … Continue reading

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Happy National Dog Day!

Happy National Dog Day from the Appreciation!

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A Look at Money in the Morgue, the “New” Inspector Alleyn Novel

Back in March, Fearless Admin wrote about a Guardian article announcing that a “new” Inspector Alleyn novel, Money in the Morgue (I keep wanting to type Murder in the Morgue), was shortly to be released.  The book is based on … Continue reading

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Tenth Edition

Summer is (finally) upon us, so it’s time once again for another edition of our favouritest grabs.  As always, these are grabs featuring Mr. Malahide’s characters that Fearless Admin and I found appealing, amusing, or entertaining, and the reasons why. … Continue reading

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