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Wednesday, January 16 2013

The Best TV Shows of 2012

Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.


Columns

Thursday, May 24 2012

Sherlock Holmes, Dirk Gently and the Case of the Eccentric Detective

With two TV shows returning Arthur Conan Doyle's creation to our screens, Sherlock Holmes has never seemed more influential. But for the good of detective fiction, it might be time to look elsewhere for our unorthodox investigators...


Reviews

Sunday, August 25 2013

CBS’ Sherlock Holmes Is Quirky and Passionate, but also a Bit 'Elementary'

This series presents an excellent character study of a recovering addict and his temptations, making Holmes more vulnerable than the iconic character that is usually portrayed in other Sherlock Holmes adaptations.


Wednesday, January 9 2013

‘Elementary’ May Be Graduating to the Next Level

With the introduction of the infamous Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes now has both his nemesis and his primary motivation.


Thursday, September 27 2012

'Elementary': Lucy Liu as Holmes' Sober Companion

If Elementary is a standard detective procedural, it is at least well done.


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