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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Jul 26, 2010 8:26 pm

Anyone see the new version of Sherlock Holmes on the BBC? I watched it on the iPlayer and thought it was pretty good. :D
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Postby BatrickPatrick » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:18 pm

It was okay...Not quite as good as the new movie (though it had the same music xD)

Sherlock was a bit smug, but that's only to be expected. I like Martin Freeman.
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Re: Sherlock

Postby DaveC » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:50 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Anyone see the new version of Sherlock Holmes on the BBC? I watched it on the iPlayer and thought it was pretty good. :D
thought it was great, though, the baddie was predictable. I love the way the to 'M' characters were introduced. The finale was a wierd homage to the drinking scene in The Princess Bride. :) and yeah, the music was wierdly similar to the recent film.
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Postby Penfold » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:58 pm

I still prefer Jeremy Brett's portrayal, but I enjoyed this modern reworking of "A Study In Scarlet". They even managed to keep close to how Holmes and Watson came to work together. I believe there are two more episodes to go in this series, so I will withhold judgement until then, but it does look promising. :D

At least they tried to explain Dr. Watson's roving war wound which varied from different areas of the body, depending on which story you were reading! I've always wondered whether this was a deliberate ploy from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to test whether his readers were paying attention, a genuine reccuring error on his part, or just laziness on the part of a highly acclaimed British author. Any views, anyone?
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Postby fords » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:56 am

Ooh, I must watch that on iPlayer before it disappears. It looks interesting; not sure if I'm going to like it but it's only fair to watch it first before making that sort of decision.
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 9:37 am

Seen it on sunday enjoyed it :D Thought the music was similair to the Guy Ritchie film too :wink:
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Postby Courtjezter » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:14 am

Loved it, the chemistry between the two leads is really good. It feels more genuine that the recent movie version, and i liked the little graphical touches when people recieved text messages and holmes looking at the body. I felt it helped the flow, which may been disrupted if we had lots of cutaways. Did anyone else spot the random message about the green ladder. Have discovered this links to a case on Holmes website http://www.thescienceofdeduction.co.uk/

While i thought the killer was obvious, i never saw the twist about his arch enemy coming though.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:19 am

Interesting website. :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:10 am

I watched The Blind Banker on the iPlayer this morning. Very good - although I don't know if this is based on one of the books (or short stories) as the last one was.

I only just realised (when I read a cast list) that mrs Hudson is Una Stubbs. :D

The museum used in the episode in the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff - which has been used loads of times in Dr Who.
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Postby DaveC » Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:23 pm

Saw it last night. Loved the bad guy tease ant the end. Also loved Watson at the checkout!
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:22 am

Watched the third episode and really enjoyed it. All three episodes are available on iPlayer - but I don't know how long for.

Really liked The Golem assassin - what a scary guy. :lol:
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Postby DaveC » Mon Aug 09, 2010 11:27 am

That end scene was just mind blowingly tense but playful and M*****y was a revelation of a performence and I totally din't see it coming!
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:11 pm

DaveC wrote:That end scene was just mind blowingly tense but playful and M*****y was a revelation of a performence and I totally din't see it coming!
I didn't see it either. :D
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:20 pm

I keep on missing this,I will try Iplayer if they have the 1st one if not I will wait until the re-runs.
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Postby Bickaxe » Mon Aug 09, 2010 1:35 pm

Saw it and the how it would end coming a mile off. Still enjoyed it though and hopefully they'll do more in the future
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