Category Archives: Sherlock Holmes

Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in “Elementary” Season One: Episodes 7, 8, and 9 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 7: One Way to Get Off The title is only mysterious until you’ve seen the episode (or read this review). Murders are being performed exactly like a series of killings from 1999, but the original perp Victor Nardin (Stivi … Continue reading

Posted in E, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in Elementary: Season One, Episodes 4, 5, and 6 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 4: The Rat Race Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Joan (Lucy Liu), introduced as his assistant, are hired to find an executive (the COO) of a Fortune 500 company, but Sherlock does his background check before the first meeting … Continue reading

Posted in E, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jonny Lee Miller is Sherlock Holmes in Elementary: Season One, Episodes 1, 2, and 3 (2012) – reviewed by George

Episode 1: Pilot Okay, in this iteration, which I am watching for the first time, Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miler) is a recovering addict who broke out of the treatment facility on the day he was to be released, and is … Continue reading

Posted in E, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Reichenbach Fall” (2011) – reviewed by George

This third and final episode of Season 2 has one of the cleverest scripts we’ve encountered in our trip through Holmes movies and TV. It is nothing short of amazing. The intelligence just shines on the screen and rivals Sherlock … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, R, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Hounds of Baskerville” (2011) – reviewed by George

A clever, clever script makes this update very special. It’s dark night, and a man is running panic-stricken through a forest. He is being pursued by a Canis something, large and growly. His young son is running ahead of him. … Continue reading

Posted in H, Movies, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “A Scandal in Belgravia” (2011) – reviewed by George

A wondrously clever script and fine performances all around make this an outstanding part of the filmic world of Holmes. Of course it involves Irene Adler (Lara Pulver) as she pulls Sherlock into her world of deception and trickery, puzzles … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, S, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Downey Jr. is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” – reviewed by George

This pits Holmes and Watson (Jude Law) against Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris), who is trying in 1891 to start a World War. The winner? Who cares! Moriarty just wants to be the one, the only one, selling bullets and bandages. … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Sherlock Holmes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Great Game” (2010) – reviewed by George

This is the third and last episode of Season One of “Sherlock”, and is based primarily on “The Bruce-Partington Plans”, but contains many little referrals to other stories. Watch and see how many you can spot. Minsk, Belarus: Sherlock is … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “The Blind Banker” (2010) – reviewed by George

A complicated, but pleasing, drama of detection and danger in which Watson (Martin Freeman) starts a friendship with Dr. Sarah Sawyer (Zoe Telford), his boss at the clinic where he has begun working, and Holmes works to solve a book-code … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes in “A Study in Pink” (2010) – reviewed by George

John Watson’s war experience in Afghanistan is briefly shown; now back in civilian life John (Martin Freeman) walks with a pronounced limp and a cane. He has a good therapist who tells him that writing a blog will honestly help. His … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Sherlock Holmes, TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment