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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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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As filming begins, Steven Moffat reveals Sherlock inspiration

Cardiff, here we come It’s quite simple, really. Nothing more than a desire to place the mythical detective, Sherlock Holmes, in a new historical context. Prior to the initial series, Moffat, along with co-creator/co-writer, Mark Gatiss, repeatedly fielded questions concerning the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock, a part that, until now, had traditionally been […]

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Sherlock 2: It begins

Fresh from what appears to be a very successful premiere of the new season of Doctor Who comes the long-awaited news for Sherlock/Benedict Cumberbatch/Martin Freeman/Steven Moffat/Mark Gatiss fans. Leave it to the genius of co-creators/writers, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, to brilliantly solve Twitter and its 140 character limitations. Early Tuesday morning, the tweet from […]

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Peter Jackson's Hobbit begins production

In a hole, in the ground, lived a Hobbit… ….and so it begins. Principal production has finally begun on Peter Jackson’s epic film with an epic cast. The Hobbit, stars Martin Freeman, Sir Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, Richard Armitage, Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood and Aidan Turner (Mitchell, Being Human). If that’s not enough to get […]

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Begin the weekend scattershooting

Julian Fellowes….Titanic….can’t wait What’s next from the mind of Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park, Downton Abbey) you might ask? Titanic, what else. Thankfully, not quite a spin-off in the American sense of the word (i.e. The Cleveland Show from The Simpsons or Joey from Friends or The Jeffersons from All in the Family) but there is […]

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Sherlock in North Texas on NYE '10

Ever wondered about what your biggest incentive might be to remain indoors on New Year’s Eve in North Texas? Well, wonder no longer. Sherlock – New Year’s Eve – KERA Channel 13, 9:30p-2:00a If you heard about this Steven Moffat / Mark Gatiss gem broadcast earlier this year in both the UK and on Masterpiece on […]

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Mark Gatiss' The First Men in the Moon

Definitely doesn’t have the name recognition that both War of the Worlds and The Time Machine have, but H.G. Wells’ The First Men in the Moon is still, well, H.G. Wells. With only a single screen adaptation in 1964 to is credit, The First Men in the Moon is getting a great dust off by way of self-proclaimed […]

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Peter Jackson's Hobbit a go! C'mon 2012.

We’re talking 2012 and 2013, so who knows what movie distribution will look like, but this will be a movie-going event not to be missed. 3D in the theatres, Netflix download, Apple TV download, who knows. Whatever the outlet, put it on your calendars as of this moment. Fraught with delays in such minor details […]

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