Tag Archives: Sherlock

TV Review: Sherlock “The Final Problem” Season 4, Episode 3

In last week’s episode ‘The Lying Detective’ came the revelation that the Holmes boys have a sister, a shocking bombshell that had eluded us all. Mainly because Mycroft had purposefully kept her existence a secret from Sherlock (and us the viewers). In this week’s episode, those long buried secrets come to the surface, and Sherlock and John have their greatest challenge to date, facing off against the smartest Holmes sibling of all. Spoilers henceforth of course. ... Continue Reading

TV Review: Sherlock “The Lying Detective” Season 4 Episode 2

Last week’s episode ‘The Six Thatchers’ (Series 4 Episode 1) received some mixed reviews in the media. Some were praising, others were less positive. The Guardian’s review even resulted in co-creator and the episode’s writer Mark Gatiss rebutting their critique in verse. The episode for most felt like a step away from the format we’ve been used to seeing, whether this was deliberate or accidental, in the end it doesn’t matter as what’s done is done. The biggest shockwave, the death of Mary Watson, will now result in tidal wave ripples that affect not just the characters but also where the story goes. This week’s episode ‘The Lying Detective’ has us entering into much darker territory, particularly with Mary’s ominous posthumous message “Go to Hell, Sherlock”. Tread carefully, for ahead there be spoilers.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Sherlock ‘The Six Thatchers’ Season 4 Episode 1

Ready the tea and make sure you’ve got your shock blanket handy because BBC Sherlock is back and here to emotionally ruin you all over again with a brand new series. Thanks to streaming service provider Stan, Australia gets each episode of Season 4 within hours of it airing in the UK. Obviously this review is going to have spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the episode yet, maybe get cracking on that before you read all of this.... Continue Reading

Sherlock gives us a sneak peak of Season Four; will premiere exclusively in Australia on Stan

Fans of Sherlock have been waiting a while for the fourth series – though were given brief joy with the show’s “Christmas Special” that premiered at the start of the year in Sherlock: The Abominable Bride. Well, 2017 will be when we finally get that fourth series, and earlier this morning at San Diego Comic-Con, the first teaser for the series premiered and it’s looking dark… while we’re promised that “something’s coming”.... Continue Reading

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

Get your first look of the return of Sherlock in the epic Victorian era Christmas Special.

It turns out that Doctor Who won’t be the only time-traveller on our TVs this Christmas. As we get our first taste of the much anticipated Sherlock Christmas Special – due to screen in the UK on Christmas Day – we also find out more about the special. Unconnected to the three series we’ve enjoyed to now, the Christmas special will take Sherlock and Watson back into the Victorian era (1895 to be precise), where – meeting tradition – they call each other by their surnames and get all proper like! Yes, this will be every bit of the creepy period mystery that Doyle’s classic detective stories are known for. And it’s looking epic. Continue reading Get your first look of the return of Sherlock in the epic Victorian era Christmas Special.