Toby Jones

Film Review: The Snowman (USA, 2017) is in desperate need of an ice kicking

October 20, 2017

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Happy End (France, 2017) plays like a greatest hits album for Haneke

June 12, 2017

Michael Haneke is a bit of a misanthrope, isn’t he? Granted, I haven’t seen all of his films, but the few that I have seen seem to have a very critical view on society and human nature. And compared to mainstream fare, he makes films with plenty of space for the audience to contemplate and ponder what is happening on-screen with little to no spoon-feeding whatsoever.... Continue Reading

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

January 10, 2017

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

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It’s not a game anymore… the brand new BBC Sherlock trailer has landed

December 11, 2016

If you can hear a faint screaming or wailing in the distance, don’t be alarmed, it’s just the collective sound of Cumberbabes and BBC Sherlock fans all collectively freaking out over the new trailer that has arrived for Season 4.... Continue Reading

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Toby Jones joins Sherlock

May 19, 2016

The currently in production Sherlock season four will welcome Toby Jones to their next series, in a non-specified villain role.... Continue Reading

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