Ranking “Sherlock” Episodes From Worst To Best

  SPOILER ALERT: There are lots of spoilers below.    11. Series 2, Episode 2 (2012) – "The Hounds of Baskerville" This episode just felt off right from the beginning. A manic Sherlock gets the episode off to a shaky start, then the story played out in an uneven way which eventually led to a mystery […]

Recommended Stuff Fall/Winter 2014: BBC Mob Drama, Kindle Voyage, Serial, a Great Backpack!

The Peaky Blinders boys are always ready to go   The Best eBook Reader: The Kindle Voyage Its expensive, but it is the best. If you are a heavy ebook reader, ask for this for the holidays! Its got a great backlight, the sharpest screen, the touch navigation works great, and the haptic buttons on the side help make […]

The BBC Spy Thriller “MI-5” is the Most Unpredictable Show on TV

I came across "MI-5" (known as "Spooks" in the UK) by accident on Netflix a few years ago and have been watching every episode as soon as it comes to Netflix streaming ever since. I'm sad to hear that series 10 will be the show's last, but you can only do so many terrorists plots […]

Modern Day Takes on Sherlock Holmes from the BBC and CBS

Last year the BBC came out with a new take on Sherlock Holmes starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes and Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson. They set these 2 in present day London and have Holmes use the same skills as in the books, just in the 21st Century. The first "series" (season) of "Sherlock" was […]

“Frozen Planet” – BBC Documentary Coming Soon on DVD

From the makers of the fantastic "Planet Earth" comes this 7 part series on the Arctic and Antarctic wilderness. It is on the BBC and Discovery channel in March/April 2012, then coming to DVD very soon after that. Here's the description from Amazon: From the Emmy-winning team behind Planet Earth and The Blue Planet comes […]