Sherlock (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “I know you’re an Army doctor, and you’ve been invalided home from Afghanistan. You’ve got a brother worried about you, but you won’t go to him for help, because you don’t approve of him, possibly because he’s an alcoholic, more likely because he recently walked out on his wife, and I know your therapist […]

Sherlock Holmes

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “‘Why are you always so suspicious?’ ‘Should I answer chronologically or alphabetically?’” Sherlock Holmes, released in 2009 Watson pronounces murderer Lord Blackwood dead at his hanging but later it seems that he’s been resurrected. Holmes and Watson eventually figure out that his next plan is to kill everyone in Parliament. It was a bit […]

Elementary (season 2)

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{5/5} “The problem with rulebooks, Watson, is that they offer the illusion that leading a moral life is a simple undertaking. That the world exists in black and white. Welcome to the greys.” Holmes and Watson go to London to help Holmes’ old colleague Inspector Lestrade, and while there they run into Sherlock’s brother Mycroft […]

Elementary (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Detection is not just a skill, Watson, it’s a point of view. You need to train yourself to be alert to the bizarre, the unusual, that which has no place in any given picture.” Sherlock Holmes is just out of rehab and his father has hired him a sobriety partner, Joan Watson, who used […]