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DVD Review: Sherlock “The Abominable Bride” (UK, 2016)

When the BBC brought us Sherlock in 2010 it was a fresh updated consulting detective Sherlock Holmes with his partner Dr John Watson taking on some complex mysteries and solving crimes. With Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes and Martin Freeman as Watson, we were taken on a revival of some of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories set in a modern 21st century environment. Since its inception the show has become hugely popular and with both of its lead stars now having successful film careers has forced the hand of its creators to now spread out its servings. Technically ‘The Abominable Bride’ is a stand-alone episode but it does sort-of bridge the gap between the Season 3 finale and the Season 4 first episode which we won’t get until 2017 if we’re lucky. Spoilers ahead …... Continue Reading

Exclusive Episode Sherlock: The Abominable Bride Set to Hit Select Cinemas in January, 2016

BBC’s Sherlock is set to hit the big screen on January 2, 2016 with one-off episode, Sherlock: The Abominable Bride. Directed by Douglas MackinnonBenedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman will reprise their roles as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in this stand-alone 90-minute special set in 1895 Victorian London.... Continue Reading