My Boy Jack

Young Harry Potter gets to stretch his legs in this made-for-TV historical drama, and redeems himself quite nicely, I must say. In fact, except for the initial jolt of recognition when he first appears on-screen, I found that Daniel Radcliffe disappeared immediately to be replaced by young John Kipling, son of the famous author Rudyard …

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Sherlock: Season Three

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 two of the strongest episodes thus far… “The Empty Hearse” is basically a recap episode. Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) has been dead for two …

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Sherlock: Season One

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 about it: Sherlock Holmes practices the art of solving crimes by “deduction”. He takes one look Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman), for instance, an Afghanistan War …

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