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Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, May 22-28
"...CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): The fictional character Sherlock Holmes (born January 6, and thus a Capricorn) is..."

May 22, 2020 Column by Rob Brezsny

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This moving, transformative show gives its autistic hero a deep and engaging humanity
"...deeper into the "curious incident," and like his hero Sherlock Holmes, he is determined to unravel it. Christopher doesn't..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Arts Review by Laura Jones

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

New Trailer for Austin Doc Rondo and Bob
Check out the history of two unsung heroes of horror
"...he found unexpected fame as the Creeper in 1944's Sherlock Holmes adaptation The Pearl of Death. Universal Pictures saw..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Knives Out
Cunning if slight murder mystery revives the whodunit
" 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

Review: Jesus Christ Superstar
New touring production electrifies with freshness and urgency
"...with his fate. The confrontations with Pilate – Tommy Sherlock powerfully flips from fearfulness to fury – and Herod..."

Oct. 15, 2019 Arts Post 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

Other Worlds Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Time After Time
Fest to honor Nicholas Meyer, director of the beloved chrono-romance
" a novelist and screenwriter (including adapting his own Sherlock Holmes story, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, for which he received..."

Aug. 15, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Sink Your Teeth Into World Dracula Day
The Glass Coffin shows some undying love to our fave vampire
"...mark (or two) on the world. Second only to Sherlock Holmes for number of film appearances, Count Dracula has..."

May 22, 2019 Arts Post by M. Brianna Stallings

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Pika pika pika? Pika pika pika pika pika pika pika.
" 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

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

Richard Whittaker’s Top 10 Films of 2018
"...Sherlock Gnomes: Lazy filmmaking is one thing. Lazy filmmaking that..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Illuminating The Magic Lantern
The Austin film podcast conjures British ghosts for AFS
"...and PBS's various mystery series (Miss Marple and Poirot, Sherlock Holmes). Cole came to this specific series first several..."

Nov. 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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

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

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

Steven Saylor's The Throne of Caesar
Caesar's murder gets a fresh coat of paint in this mystery of ancient Rome
"...tantalizingly out of his reach. After an overdose of Sherlock-model detectives who pull solutions to mysteries from thin air,..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Review by Rosalind Faires

Chronicle Recommends: Crime and No Punishment
For Crime Month, our favorite films about getting away with it
"...Fun fact: The best Sherlock Holmes adaptation is a Nineties movie starring Bill Pullman..."

July 9, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Chronicle Recommends: Star Wars Actors in Non-Star Wars Films
Celebrate May the Fourth away from a galaxy far, far away
" At some point I developed a “crush” on Sherlock Holmes, that adorable genius. I loved the way his..."

May 3, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

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

Five Recommended Austin Arts Events This Weekend
On the weekend before that SXSW thing engulfs us all, yes
"...ZACH, and you don’t have to be interested in Sherlock Holmes or be at any particular point on a..."

March 2, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...England's notorious criminal Adam Worth was the inspiration for Sherlock Holmes' nemesis, James Moriarty. Scotland Yard Detective Robert Anderson..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

The Trauma of Thanksgiving Films
Or, how to alienate your family this holiday season
"...watching Clint Eastwood paint a whole town red or Sherlock Holmes race through the cobblestones of Victorian London on..."

Nov. 24, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Five Arty Things to Do: Nov. 10-12
G-gosh, whatever might they be? Anyone have a clue?
"...Oh, sit down, Sherlock, we know you’ve got the situation sussed in your..."

Nov. 9, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
" Blame; Sherry Thomas has followed her acclaimed female Sherlock Holmes novel A Study in Scarlet Women with Conspiracy..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

BBC Names Top 100 Comedies of All Time
Film critics poll picks Some Like It Hot for top slot
"...Leaf, Pillow Talk, Pootie Tang, Shaun of the Dead, Sherlock Jr., Spy, When Harry Met Sally…, Women on the..."

Aug. 22, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Your Path to Tech Success
A CEO at 25, Brian Wong draws us a road map to victory
"...Step 1: Find your superpower "Go Sherlock on your history as a person growing up. What..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Dan Gentile

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

These New Crime Thrillers Make Killer Presents
Following the deadly stalkers through the stacks of Mulholland
"...inner-city sort of oblique homage to the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. It’s an homage that Arthur..."

Nov. 30, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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