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Ages of Sherlock & SHERLOCK Season 4 Trailer

It is going on a year now that I have been doing “The Sherlock Conversations” and I have loved every minute of it! Now, if I may say, one of the reasons I have done the site is to show there is more to the “Sherlock Holmes zeitgeist” than Benedict Cumberbatch. 177 more words

Heat Wave

We’re having a heat wave,
A tropical heat wave,
The temperature’s rising,
It isn’t surprising,
I’m sweating like a … no, no. That isn’t right. 115 more words

Basil Rathbone

The Mark Of Zorro (1940)

A young caballero returns from military service in Spain to find his father deposed from office by a corrupt tyrant and so dons a mask to fight on the side of the people. 165 more words


The Whip Hand (1951)

This RKO feature can easily be classified as one of those titles I now consider a hidden gem after seeing it for the first time. Thanks to the Warner Archive Collection and happening across a copy at a recent movie fest dealer room in Mars, Pa. 594 more words

Daily Take

Rescue Me!

Movie night!

I’m completing my own little Gloria Talbott film festival by following up WE’RE NO ANGELS and THE LEECH WOMAN with I MARRIED A MONSTER FROM OUTER SPACE. 584 more words

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

What’s not to love when Doyle’s famous sleuth, Sherlock Holmes gets the full color treatment mixed with a dash of Hammer Horror featuring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee? 835 more words

Daily Take

The Fictional Assassin in Popular Culture – Sebastian Moran

Popular culture has evolved its interpretation of the fictional assassin quite a bit over the past 100 years. The interaction between the assassin and protagonist has evolved, as well. 1,047 more words