As I know we have some Holmes fans reading and writing posts here, I thought I’d post this week about two Holmes novels that bend the canon in different ways, …
Appreciating the late Jeremy Brett.
A passing comment in the recent round table about geek stuff got me thinking about why I keep reading Batman, even though the stories in the New 52 suck. I’ve …
Hey, it’s lots of reviews. Let’s not dawdle!
Sherlock Holmes versus the Riddler. Well, sort of.
Like most of you, I have a platonic ideal of certain characters that I carry around in my head. And a lot of times, it has to do with who I saw play a particular part when I was at an impressionable age. I’ve had a few of them bouncing around in my head this week, so I thought I’d share.
We’re wrapping up Sherlock Holmes Month here at the Atomic Junk Shop, and since we started it with the fourth season of Sherlock, I thought it’d be appropriate to finish it with a look at an earlier attempt to create a Sherlock Holmes for the modern day: ZERO EFFECT.
Released 19 years ago on January 30th, 1998, ZERO EFFECT didn’t make much of a splash in theaters, but it developed a cult following on home video. Written and directed by Jake Kasdan, it stars Bill Pullman as quirky private investigator Daryl Zero and Ben Stiller as his beleaguered assistant, lawyer Steve Arlo.