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Martin Freeman

by Sharon Tucker


CAUTION: Spoilers abound.
Having had a bit of time to think about and see the latest Moffat and Gatiss Sherlock a time or two, I have to admit I like it now much better than I did initially. Somehow I had developed an unrealistic yearning to spend the whole action of the story in Conan Doyle’s era, enjoying Holmes and Watson exclusively in their original setting, but I was ignoring the essence of what Moffat and Gatiss always do with Conan Doyle’s characters and plots.
They turn the stories around.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



I admit to being a bit lost at the beginning of the movie because it had been far too long since I had seen the last one, The Desolation of Smaug, but once my memory was jogged and I kind of sorted out again who everyone was (well I knew Bilbo and Gandalf), The Battle of the Five Armies was an action filled, sword clanging adventure.

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A Tale of Two Sherlocks

IN THE February 15 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andDeborah Harter Williams,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
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by Deborah Harter Williams


The BBC’s Sherlock and CBS’s Elementary provide two wonderfully divergent flavors of Sherlock Holmes, Watson, Moriarty et al. You might call them light and dark.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham




The Desolation of Smaug finds us back with our hero Bilbo Baggins and his Dwarf companions for more of their adventures, based on the book The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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The Hobbit: Movie Review

IN THE December 31 ISSUE

FROM THE 2012 Articles,
andMovies,
andSummer Lane
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by Summer Lane



Bilbo Baggins, a respectable hobbit from Bag End in the Shire, doesn’t like adventures. They “make you late for dinner,” as he says. But when a nomadic wizard who we all know and love drops in with a company of dwarves on a quest to retrieve a lost treasure, Bilbo finds himself in the middle of a…well, an adventure.

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