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'Sherlock' Season 3: The Game Is Back On!
But can you still keep up with all the players?
"...This piece goes out to all the Sherlock fans Stateside who resisted the urge to sneak a..."

Jan. 19, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Welcome to 'Sherlock,' Where Everything's Made Up and the Deaths Don't Matter
The finale no one saw coming
"...going on in the third season finale of BBC's Sherlock, which aired last night on PBS Masterpiece Mystery. Let's..."

Feb. 3, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Sherlock Gnomes
Gnomeo and Juliet sequel heads to London. For reasons.
"...we’re still doing Borat mankini jokes?” Well, welcome to Sherlock Gnomes, a sequel seven years past its sell-by date,..."

March 30, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Opening the Case on the American Sherlock
Kate Winkler Dawson reports on an early master of forensics
"...about the early days of criminal forensic investigation, American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI...."

Feb. 12, 2020 Arts Post by Mike Berry

Sherlock Holmes
This movie reinvents the chilly, brainiac sleuth as a tortured genius and occasional backroom brawler, and Robert Downey Jr. almost makes the character work.
"...the creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes some 46 years later. The fictional Holmes first..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Robert Downey Jr. inhabits the role of Sherlock Holmes to a near-molecular level in this rushing whoosh of a follow-up to 2009's blockbuster.
"...for the record: Downey Jr. inhabits the role of Sherlock Holmes to a near-molecular level. Granted, it frequently feels..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A PSA for 'Downton' and 'Sherlock' Fans
Your DVR might be confused this weekend
"...Attention all U.S. fans of Downton Abbey and Sherlock!..."

Jan. 16, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily
Austin Playhouse's Sherlockian pastry may be light, but Jason Newman's Great Detective is seriously good
"...Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey LilyAustin Playhouse..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Young Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes is the original Spy Kid in this Chris Columbus-penned story about the master sleuth in a youth. The more one knows about Holmes lore, the more the film's foreshadowings of future cases will be evident.
"...Sophie Ward, Alan Cox, Nicholas Rowe and Freddie Jones. Sherlock Holmes is the original Spy Kid in this Chris..."

Jan. 16, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sherry Thomas Is Our Lady of Crime Solving
The game's afoot in a very different way in the Lady Sherlock series by Austinite Sherry Thomas
"...Enter the Lady Sherlock series, brainchild of Austin author Sherry Thomas. The books..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Holmes for the Holidays
Spend the yuletide at 221-B Baker Street, where the library is stocked with new books about Sherlock
"...Though Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his last Sherlock Holmes story in 1927, it did nothing to stem..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Romancing the Holmes
What inspired Sherry Thomas to turn Sherlock into Charlotte?
"...But taking on a cultural icon as revered as Sherlock Holmes?..."

Oct. 2, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Mr. Holmes
Ian McKellen plays Sherlock Holmes at 93, as his memory begins to fail
"...the Mind, which pictures Arthur Conan Doyle’s celebrated detective Sherlock Holmes in his retirement, his powers of deduction still..."

July 17, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Sherlock takes a comic turn in Penfold Theatre's three-actor spin on the Holmes mystery
"...are just so many directions you can take the Sherlock Holmes stories. Many of the latest dramatizations have been..."

June 26, 2015 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Pika pika pika? Pika pika pika pika pika pika pika.
"...one-off video game starring the titular Detective Pikachu. A Sherlock Holmes deerstalker perches on the character’s head throughout the..."

May 10, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Baskerville at Austin Playhouse
Austin Playhouse's staging of the Sherlock Holmes farce generates enough laughter to fill an empty mall
"...This staging of Ken Ludwig’s farcical take on Sherlock Holmes generates enough laughter to fill an empty mall..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Zero Effect
"...is precious, Zero Effect is a postmodern riff on Sherlock Holmes, with Stiller playing a put-upon Watson to Pullman's..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Review: The Hollow of Fear
Charlotte Holmes is back, and the stakes are higher than ever
"...violets in the third novel of Sherry Thomas’ Lady Sherlock series. The Hollow of Fear’s charm and tension come..."

Oct. 2, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Dearly Beloved
'Sherlock' takes us inside the hearts and minds of its cast
"...urgent plea – by text, of course – from Sherlock. who, it turns out, needs help writing his best..."

Jan. 26, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The Long, Hot Summer
Books to Spend Your Summer With
"...(Forge, $23.95 hard) is a new addition to the Sherlock Holmes canon. To avoid the wrath of Sir Author..."

June 5, 1998 Books Feature

Not Just the Goofy Guy
The Actor Behind the Antics of Michael Stuart
"...evil Professor Robert Moriarty has infiltrated the rooms of Sherlock Holmes, and Holmes has confronted him. The two move..."

Aug. 2, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Playhouse's Holmes and Watson
The joy in this staging of Jeffrey Hatcher's play is seeing the good doctor deduce which of three Sherlocks is the real deal
"...There's no killing Sherlock Holmes...."

Sept. 13, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

"We'll Always Have 807 Congress"
The Raging of the Elements, or Indoor Theatre in Austin -- Al Fresco
"...clip-clopping of horses' hooves, an asset during productions of Sherlock Holmes and Dracula, in which foggy London town emerged..."

June 25, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Sherlock Holmes
As London's preternatural sleuth, John Barrymore broods through the producers' emphasis on his matinee-idol "Great Profile" even as his alcoholism continued tightening his sharp features
"...Sherlock HolmesKino, $24.95..."

June 26, 2009 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

Sherlock Holmes
John Carroll imbues the great detective with a gravitas true to Conan Doyle's creation
"...Sherlock Holmes..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Arts Review by Avimaan Syam

Exhibitionism
"...-- Cari Marshall SHERLOCK HOLMES: A HOOT... NO, REALLY The Public Domain, through..."

March 7, 1997 Arts Review

The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes
For the serious Sherlockian, there is Leslie S. Klinger's Sherlock Holmes Reference Library, an exhaustive nine-volume survey of scholarship from Gasogene Press. For the rest of us – serious Sherlockians in the making – there is this mammoth two-volume set.
"...The New Annotated Sherlock Holmesby Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by Leslie S...."

Jan. 21, 2005 Books Review by Marrit Ingman

Knives Out
Cunning if slight murder mystery revives the whodunit
"...you to solve the crime as Watson to Blanc’s Sherlock, the plot’s complications stepping way beyond any reasonable deductive..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
The original girl detective makes a modern return
"...Staircase featured a girlish silhouette holding a magnifying glass, Sherlock Holmes-style. Subsequent editions of the book depicted the teenaged..."

March 15, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Holmes & Watson
The Step Brothers bros get literary
"...Both of those recent incarnations of Sherlock Holmes arrived with their own unique senses of humor..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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