‘Sherlock’ sets Mr. Peabody’s Wayback Machine to Victorian England

It’s interesting how the tables quickly turn on the brilliant mind palaces of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss that created the greatness that is Sherlock. Just a few short years ago, they were taken to the woodshed by Jeremy Brett-loving Sherlock Holmes traditionalists for daring to set the BBC/PBS production in modern day London. How could […]

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Post ‘Wallander’, Kenneth Branagh sets sights on ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Just two short years after the longest-serving Poirot, David Suchet, hung up his iconic waxed moustache, Kenneth Branagh is to become the latest star to portray Agatha Christie’s most famous and long-lived character, eccentrically-refined Belgian detective in a new movie version of the classic Murder on the Orient Express. Branagh, who will bring to an end his […]

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Looking ahead to a New Years Day Sherlock, how about a Sherlock #TBT?

With much of Sherlock-Nation still reeling from last weeks news that the forthcoming Sherlock special, “The Abominable Bride”, will be transmitted on New Years Day in both the U.S. and the UK, how many remember the un-aired Sherlock pilot episode that was never broadcast? While the pilot followed the same plot line as the first […]

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OMG! ‘Sherlock’ to ring in the New Year in 2016 with “The Abominable Bride”

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Sherlock-Nation! Finally, the news you’ve been waiting for for almost two years! And, of particular note to all Sherlock fans: This will be the first time that Sherlock has premiered in the US and the UK on the same day! MASTERPIECE and PBS have announced that Sherlock: The Abominable Bride, the new long-awaited 90-minute special that Planet Earth […]

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‘Sherlock’. New video. Must watch. Now.

OMG! SHERLOCK! #221back There are those special moments in time when headlines write themselves. There are also times when headlines need be only one word. When those two worlds collide, it’s ‘headline gold’! Add in the notion of being able to also share a first glimpse of the forthcoming Sherlock special and you have the ultimate definition […]

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R.I.P. ‘Wallander’ author, Henning Mankell

Described as ‘one of the great Swedish authors of our time’, Henning Mankell passed away on Monday in Goteborg, Sweden at the age of 67. While Mankell was prolific across multiple genres, writing everything from plays to crime dramas to children’s books, he is best known worldwide for his ultra-gritty Wallander police procedural crime stories, […]

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