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Sherlock - Series 3 [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
Sherlock - Series 3 [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
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Part of what was brilliant about the first season of Sherlock was that it brought to life that version of Holmes rarely seen on screen -- the brittle, downright unpleasant young man of Conan Doyle's earliest stories. The one who's actually pretty unkind to his new friend John Watson yet feels a need to have him around that, perhaps, even his genius can't quite work out.

But just as Conan Doyle felt the need to evolve his hero into the... well, not *cuddly* -- never *cuddly*... but slightly more good humoured, genuine and devoted best friend to Dr. Watson, so have the writers of Sherlock needed to move the character and situation on.

Some have been critical of S3 for… Read more
Bon Bon Buddies Dr Who Chocolate Bar 100 g (Pack o&hellip by Bon Bon Buddies
Not, strictly speaking, the finest chocolate the world has to offer but tasty enough and certainly not the inedible brown... stuff you might be afraid of (and which blights Advent calendars across the land). Plus the thrill of the Doctor Who packaging itself guarantees a smile on many a young (and older) face.
Doctor Who: Ghosts of N-Space. Starring Jon Pertwe&hellip by Barry Letts
This seems to be taken up with endless scenes of one character either describing in detail what another is doing like some sort of demented John Motson ("oh, Maximilian's knocked the Doctor to the ground! Now he's getting up...") or else talking to themselves about what they're doing. Worst, probably, is where they're obliged by the script to mutter under their breath their thoughts about the person next to them, while the other characters gamely plays deaf. The decision to have some characters switch accents as the story progresses is also a bit odd (especially as a couple of Americans revealed to be really Italian signify this change by... adopting English accents). I followed it… Read more

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