In motion pictures, there are two storytelling devices that I’m not wild about. The first of these is the use of voiceover narration. It underscores the point-of-view character in a scene and gives you the same sort of feeling you get when reading a novel or short story told in the first person. Outside of […]Read more "Enola Holmes (Netflix) — a movie review"
Have I ever mentioned that I am a fan of the BBC show Sherlock? Yes, I have. Because I am. And that fandom carries over into Series 4 of the program, which I just finished watching. This is great television. If you haven’t watched it yet, then why the hell not? Go ahead and watch […]Read more "Sherlock: Series 4: a review"
“The Abominable Bride” was a Sherlock special that aired between Series 3 and Series 4. It is a true treat for those of us who were fans of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories long before Benedict Cumberbatch donned the hat, as the bulk of this episode is set in Victorian London instead of the […]Read more "Sherlock Special (2016): “The Abominable Bride”: a review"
I am a latecomer to the game afoot that’s Sherlock, the BBC television show starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. I’m not sure why. I consider myself a Sherlockian (or Holmesian, whichever you prefer). Fans of the consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle represent the oldest […]Read more "Sherlock: Series 1: a review"