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Masterpiece

Like the other seasons, episodes are hit and miss in this uber-popular BBC modern adaptation of the classic Sherlock Holmes mysteries. Luckily for this season, the weak first episode is followed by tw…
Right away, one thing I appreciated about Sherlock is that Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) is almost immediately greeted by a disdainful female crime-scene cop as, "Hey, Freak." Because, think …
The first couple decades of the twentieth century have been hot in entertainment these days, especially with the huge success of Downton Abbey. A world war kick-started rapid social change, and advanc…
It has been great fun to watch friends and family become obsessed with Downton Abbey. When was the last time we all enjoyed such a guilty pleasure TV show masquerading as highbrow entertainment? PBS h…
The series opens deliciously, with the ironing of the daily newspaper, and the delivering of a telegram. It is 1912, and the breaking news is that a certain unsinkable ship has sunk in the Atlantic. T…
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