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Me, Myself and Murdoch

Advantages: Absolutely stunning series
Disadvantages: Bloody stupid love stories

It is rare that I review continual series in a show, largely because I’m afraid of giving away spoilers but also because it’s difficult to know how much to say about previous series in order to give the required context and not bore everyone daft. I have ...

Secre 26.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Murdoch Mysteries Series 3 (DVD)

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The game is afoot

Advantages: Good adaptations of Sherlock Holmes
Disadvantages: Pacing issues, missing episodes

This four-disk set from the BFI is £16.50 on amazon at the moment (I think they’re doing a BFI sale, though, so it will probably be more expensive again soon). Sherlock Holmes is said to be the fictional character who has been played by the largest numbe ...

hogsflesh 05.10.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes (DVD)

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Skeleton in your closet, skeleton in your ceiling.

Advantages: Science, Anthropology, Crime-Solving
Disadvantages: Pelant story line, Robot-like way of Speaking

Bones is an American crime procedural drama television series that premiered on 2005. The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind human remains brought b ...

mademoiselle.ariel 14.03.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Bones Season 8 (DVD)

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An Englishman in New York

Advantages: Jonny Lee Miller's Sherlock, well acted, an interesting take on the stories
Disadvantages: Becomes a little predictable, perhaps messed around with the stories a little too much

Sherlock USA – and the weirdness doesn't end there! Given my love of the BBC's take on Sherlock Holmes, it was with a good deal of uncertainty that I took up a number of people's recommendation to watch Elementary. This American version of the Sherl ...

misspurple7 22.09.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Elementary Season 1 (DVD)

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Should We Let "Sleeping Murder" Lie?

Advantages: decent cast, decent plot if you don't know original story
Disadvantages: some rather drastic changes from original story

Sleeping Murder was released in 2006 but set in 1951. It was directed by Edward Hall and adapted from the original book by Stephen Churchett and runs for just under 100 minutes with a UK certification of 12. PLOT SYNOPSIS Gwenda Halliday has ...

anonymili 22.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of New Marple - Sleeping Murder (DVD)

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