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BBC's Sherlock
« on: July 01, 2011, 01:23:27 AM »
So, I think you should all see this. It's a 21st Century version, with Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock and Martin Freeman as Watson and lots of other awesome people. More info here.

Edit-- It's written by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, fyi.

I love this series so much. The cinematography is wonderful and the script is amazing. The only thing I don't particularly like about it is that there's only three episodes (although each episode is 90 mins) per season  :'(
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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2011, 06:46:14 PM »
I thought the characters were a lot of fun in this, but I didn't particularly like most of the mysteries.
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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2011, 10:48:47 PM »
Why didn't you like the mysterires?

Personally, I wish that more of the original stories were translated directly to modern stories, but I still feel the writers did a good job with them.
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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2011, 06:06:27 PM »
SPOILERS

I didn't like the first mystery because there wasn't really a reason to the killing. I don't find serial killers particularly interesting, and I've always appreciated that the old Sherlock stories had real reasoning behind who committed the crimes and why. I didn't like the second mystery because I guessed the marks were Chinese characters long before Sherlock did, and I don't like mysteries where I feel smarter than the characters. I don't think I had any problems with the mysteries in the third episode.
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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2011, 03:19:37 AM »
You forgot to mention that it's written by Steven Moffat. My interest went way up when I found that out. I'm definitely gonna give it a look on Netflix.
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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2011, 06:22:46 AM »
Sadly, I haven't had time to watch more of moffat's stuff, like Dr. Who. I shall get to it eventually  :)


SPOILER:
I understand what you mean about the cab driver. I really liked him as a character, but I agree that he should have a better reason, or at least act more insane. I generally don't worry about that sort of thing much, though *shrug*



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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2011, 06:59:30 AM »
i didnīt want to watch it because i like the old films and book (iīm old-fashion), but if steven moffat worked on this then i guess i risk a peek ;-)

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Re: BBC's Sherlock
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2011, 02:36:03 AM »
The next season, I think, will air in the US in early 2012. Also, it's rumored that (if there is one) the 3rd season will have 5 episodes...but I'm a little skeptical of that.
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant---
Success in Cirrcuit lies
Too bright for our infirm Delight
The Truth's superb surprise
As Lightening to the Children eased
With explanation kind
The Truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind---

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