Posts tagged "sherlock holmes"

The Soapbox: Fall’s Most Controversial New Show Is “Elementary”

CBS’s new fall show “Elementary” has not even premiered yet, but already nerds everywhere are boycotting it. Why would people write off this modern retelling of the Sherlock Holmes story starring Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller so soon?

There are a bunch of (not very good) reasons.

By: Lauren Hunter / September 6, 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch Wants To Find The Right Lady To Impregnate

“I can’t just get anyone pregnant, it has got to be the right person … To find the right person? Oh well, there’s always a way isn’t there –and I don’t mean the internet … I mean there are always moments and meetings and chance encounters. But to make meaningful relationships is very hard at…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 14, 2012

Lucy Liu To Play Dr. Watson In New Sherlock Holmes Series

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m pretty obsessed with the BBC show “Sherlock,” a modern portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and his partner in crime-solving, Dr. John Watson. Now CBS is getting in on the hip, modernized Sherlock action with a new series called “Elementary.” Johnny Lee Miller is set to star as Sherlock, and here’s a…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 1, 2012

Style Inspiration: Sherlock Holmes

Have you guys been watching “Sherlock,” the modern-day Sherlock Holmes series on the BBC? I just started watching last week and it is, like, shockingly awesome. (Sherlockingly awesome? No. Sorry. Nevermind.) The popularity of this show combined with the recent RDJ/Jude Law movie means general Sherlock hysteria has taken over the world, and I am…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 2, 2012

Mystery: English Dudes Shopping In Sherlock Holmes’ Wardrobe?

Bad teeth aside, the idea of English guys is quite romantic. You’ve got your Hugh Grants (awkward/charming), Colin Firths (will fight a man in a fountain for you and love you “just as you are”), and Jude Laws (OK, not romantic, but is damn hot and is one fantasy lay). Needless to say, the accent…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 20, 2010

Trailer Park: “Nine,” “It’s Complicated,” “Sherlock Holmes,” “The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus”

It’s Christmas Day, which isn’t just a huge movie day for non-Christians, it’s also where Santa-loving folk go to distract themselves from the postpartum present depression. Thankfully, on such an occasion where everyone will need somewhere to go after gifts and/or Chinese food, there are four amazing-looking movies coming out this week, “Nine,” “It’s Complicated,”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 25, 2009

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Sherlock Holmes

Halloween is the perfect time for a little gender-bending. And Sherlock Holmes is one of the best fictional detectives making a resurgence this year with a new movie, so why not combine the two for your costume? All you need are a few classic menswear pieces that can be pilfered from your dad’s closet, thrifted,…

By: Annika Harris / October 30, 2009

Quickies!: “Sherlock Holmes” Gets Pushed Back To 2010 — Maybe?

Rumor has it, Brad Pitt will arrive in London tomorrow to begin shooting the role of Moriarty in Guy Ritchie‘s “Sherlock Holmes.” This means the film’s release will be pushed back to 2010. But the film’s producers told Us Weekly that this report is false, and the flick is on schedule for a December 2009…

By: Annika Harris / August 17, 2009

A Gay Sherlock Holmes Movie?

Personally, I’m pretty excited about Guy Ritchie‘s upcoming “Sherlock Holmes” flick, starring Roberty Downey Jr. and Jude Law. From the preview, it looks pretty intense and I’m into the ninja thing that Sherlock has going on. But I became even more intrigued when Robert Downey Jr., said in an interview this week that i…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 4, 2009

“Sherlock Holmes” Posters Revealed

Action packed and star studded, even the trailer sells a new concept for an old hero. Guy Ritchie promised a new take on “Sherlock Holmes,” and he delivers by casting Robert Downey Jr. as Holmes, Rachel McAdams as bad girl Irene Adler, and Jude Law as sidekick Watson. Yes, you heard right, Jude Law i…

By: Deborah Findling / June 24, 2009