Wednesday, January 16 2013
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.
Thursday, May 24 2012
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...
Sunday, August 25 2013
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
With the introduction of the infamous Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes now has both his nemesis and his primary motivation.
Wednesday, September 26 2012
If Elementary is a standard detective procedural, it is at least well done.