Tinker Tailor – UK, September 16. U.S., now December 9 :(

As the saying goes, good things come to those who wait. Unfortunately, U.S. audiences will have to wait just a bit longer as it turns out which, obviously, means Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, starring Colin Firth, Gary Oldman and Benedict Cumberbatch, is really worth waiting for. On the good news/bad news front, what has been widely […]

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New Tinker Tailor trailer

Try saying that three times fast. No need to ruin this clip with long-winded paragraphs about the film, the original BBC/PBS production with Alec Guinness, etc. Just…. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – 9.16.2011 – Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch, John Hurt and Thomas Hardy. ***you may have to refresh page to get MSN player […]

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More Sherlock 2 photos and updates

As promised, a follow-up to yesterday’s Sherlockology efforts with more Sherlock 2 filming bits and bobs and some great first person narrative from the generous folks over at Cumberbatchweb. As we are constantly in search of anything that will delay us all from seeking out a Sherlock support group, here are some behind-the-scenes photos from the […]

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Anyone know of a Sherlock support group?

I’m such a sucker for this type of behind-the-scenes stuff. Even though this was created leading up to the brilliant first season of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ Sherlock, it just amplifies how much I continue to be amazed at the talent surrounding this production both in front of and behind the camera. Hope this […]

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A Hobbit video diary from Middle-earth (ok, New Zealand)

And so it begins, “In a hole, in the ground, there lived a Hobbit…“ Somehow, the seemingly interminable wait for the second series of Sherlock, Downton Abbey or Upstairs Downstairs doesn’t seem all that bad. Even the wait for the fourth series of the greatness of Being Human is ok when you stop and think […]

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Bloody Sherlock

You might remember the S1 “Great Game” cliffhanger ending with Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch), quite possibly, meeting his match in arch-enemy, Moriarty. Pretty clear with all the press and hype for the upcoming next three installments that Sherlock is alive and well and back for more. With a welcome repeat of series one of Sherlock having just […]

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And the Emmy goes to….

With the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards having just been announced in Los Angeles, it’s nice to see so many programs that both you and I have talked about over the past year get the recognition they really deserve. Just a reminder, series 2 of Downton Abbey is set for a January 2012 premiere on […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy set to premiere

If you are in the UK, mark down the date of Friday, 16 September as the day a potential Oscar winning film premieres. For those in the U.S., clear out Friday, November 18 on your calendar for the same reason. Starring Colin Firth, Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Atonement, Fortysomething), Tom Hardy, Mark Strong and […]

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I Claudius: HBO/BBC to re-make a classic

A mere 42 years after Robert Graves wrote I, Claudius, the BBC created television greatness with the 1976 classic of the same name, starring the brilliant Derek Jacobi as the Roman Emperor. Graves’ autobiography of the Roman Emperor Claudius, chronicled the history of the Roman Empire from Julius Caesar’s assassination to Caligula’s assassination. The original […]

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